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Games, Gaming and Gamesters Law Frederick Brandt

Games, Gaming and Gamesters Law

Frederick Brandt

Published September 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781230394039
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24 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... as of plate andMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... as of plate and certain sorts of merchandises, having been valued and prised by the commandement of the Queenes most excellent majesties order, to the intent that such commodities as may arise thereof after the charges borne may be converted towards the reparations of the Havens and strength of the realm, and towards such other publick good workes. The number of lotts to be four hundred thousand and no more, and every lott shall be the sum me of tenne shillings sterling only and no more, to be filled by the feast of St. Bartholomew. Stow says that this lottery was begun to be drawn at the west door of St. Pauls Cathedral on the 11th January, 1569, 11th Eliz., and that the drawing continued incessantly day and night until the 6 th of May following. At first it was intended that it should be drawn at Mr. Derickes the Queens jeweller, at whose shop the prizes were on view. This lottery is mentioned in Maitlands London and in the Gentlemans Magazine, 1778- and here, lest I should be accused of plagiarism without acknowledgment, I may remark that in compiling this chapter I have been materially assisted by the works of Mr. Hone, a man whose talent for picking up interesting information on almost every subject was in his time unrivalled. In 1586, 28 Eliz. A lotterie of marvellous rich and beautifull armour was begunne to be drawn at London in S. Paules churchyard at the great west gate (an house of timber and boord being there erected for that purpose) on St. Peters day in the morning, which lotterie continued in drawing day and night for the space of two or three daies. This is said by Stow to have been the second lottery drawn in England. In 1619, 16 James L, a lottery was held at Reading for the purpose of...