The Devil of Doncaster

The Devil of Doncaster In 1614, Brian Cooke, ‘gentleman’ of Doncaster, complained to the Court of Star Chamber that Thomas Bevett, Original Bellamy, and twelve others, ten of them musicians, had d...

Knights of the Bath Behaving Badly

[This month’s ‘Flower’ is provided by the editor of the Percy Papers volume, Bob Alexander]: In November 1616, newly created Knights of the Bath may have engaged in very unceremoniou...