Images Related to Medieval English Drama


Martyrdom of St. Apollonia
Scene from a medieval play
c.1460, of the martyrdom of
St. Apollonia. From Bapst,
Essai sur l'Histoire du Théâtre (1893)

Plan of the Lucerne Passion Play
Plan of the Lucerne Passion Play,
2nd day, by Renward Cysat, 1583.
From Leibing, Die inscenirung
des zweitatigen Luzernes...
(1869)

Castle of Perseverance
Plan of the staging for The
Castle of Perseverance
, c.1425.



Pageant Wagon
Middle English pageant wagon.
Scene of Christ before Pilate.
From Sharp, A Dissertation
on the Pageants...
(1825)

Reconstruction of a Pageant Wagon
A reconstruction of a pageant wagon.
From Wickham, Early English Stages.



Stage of the Valenciennes Passion Play
Stage used in the Valenciennes
Passion Play, 1547. BNF, Paris.



Coventry Mystery Plays
Coventry Mystery,
From Knight, The Popular History
of England
, 1874.


Mummers' Play at Haddon Hall
Mummers' Play at Haddon Hall
From Nash, The Mansions of
England in Olden Time
(1849)


Antwerp Rhetoric Stage
Rhetoric Stage,
Antwerp 1561.


Ludi, mummers, or masquers
Ludi, or Court Masqueraders.
"Dance of the Wodehouses."
Froissart's Chronicles, c1470.


Mummers
Mummers.
From Knight, The Popular History
of England
, 1874.


Morris Dancers
Morris Dancers,
From Fletcher's,
History of English Literature


Hellmouth
Hellmouth,
From Fletcher's,
History of English Literature




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