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Henslowe

[henz-loh] /ˈhɛnz loʊ/
noun
1.
Philip, died 1616, English theater manager.
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  • For an abstract of the deed see Greg, Henslowe Papers, p. 2.

    Shakespearean Playhouses

    Joseph Quincy Adams
  • For a list of their plays see Greg, Henslowe's Diary, i, 13 ff.

    Shakespearean Playhouses

    Joseph Quincy Adams
  • The entire report is printed in Greg, Henslowe Papers, p. 95.

    Shakespearean Playhouses

    Joseph Quincy Adams
  • The contract is printed in full in Greg, Henslowe Papers, p. 19.

    Shakespearean Playhouses

    Joseph Quincy Adams
  • On the Monday morning Henslowe appeared on the scene with an army of workmen.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Henslowe was obliged to pass him on his way to another group of houses.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • It became clear to him that in some respects Henslowe suited the squire admirably.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • When they want to belabour anybody they lay on at the agent, Henslowe.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • I brought over Henslowe to see the place, and he behaved like a brute.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • No one with a conscience could have held out a finger to keep Henslowe in his post.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
British Dictionary definitions for Henslowe

Henslowe

/ˈhɛnzləʊ/
noun
1.
Philip. died 1616, English theatre manager, noted also for his diary
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