Bardelys The Magnificent, by Hamilton and Sabatini
Bardelys The Magnificent, by Henry Hamilton and Rafael Sabatini, from Sabatinis novel (1906). First produced at the Theatre Royal, Birmingham, August 1910, then the Globe Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, February 1911. Lewis Waller (1860-1915) was the leading matinee idol of the day. Other cast members were Lottie Venne, Madge Titheradge and William Haviland. The play is set in France in the reign of King Louis XIII, the period of The Three Musketeers. Date: 1911
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Official wording, Apprenticeship Indenture
Official wording of an Apprenticeship Indenture, between John Henry Watson of 3 Newland Street, Derby, and Messrs John Davis & Son (Derby) Limited. The document is signed by John Henry Watson himself (then about 17 years old), his father Walter Watson, and Henry Davis, Governing Director. The apprenticeship is for five years, dating from 25 June 1901, in the skill of instrument making. The apprentice's pay is agreed at 4 shillings and sixpence per week for the first year, rising to 6 shillings in the second year, 7/6 in the third, 9/6 in the fourth, and 12/6 in the fifth. The apprentice agrees to be obedient, not do any damage, not to take leave of absence without consent, and not to play cards, dice or other unlawful games, nor to frequent taverns or playhouses.
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3 January 1902
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The Royal Gathering at Windsor
The Royal Gathering at Windsor, November 17th 1907.
The Princess Royal, Duke of Connaught, Queen of Norway, German Emperor, Princess of Wales, Princess Patricia, Prince of Wales, King of Spain, German Empress, Prince Arthur of Connaught, Queen Alexandra, Grand Duke Vladimir of Russia, Queen of Spain, Duchess of Connaught, Princess Victoria, Prince Johann of Saxony, Prince Olaf, King Edward, The Infanta Isabel of Spain, Princess Henry of Battenberg, Grand Duchess Vladimir, Queen of Portugal, Duchess DAosta, Princess Johann of Saxony.
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