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Definition of Master of the revels
Master of the revelsRevel Rev"el, n. [OF. revel rebellion, disorder, feast, sport.
See Revel, v. i.]
A feast with loose and noisy jollity; riotous festivity or
merrymaking; a carousal.
This day in mirth and revel to dispend. --Chaucer.
Some men ruin . . . their bodies by incessant revels.
Master of the revels, Revel master. Same as Lord of
misrule, under Lord.
Meaning of Master of the revels from wikipedia
- The Master of the Revels
was the holder of
a position within the
English, and later the
household, heading the
Office" or "Office...
- Master of the Revels
to both King Charles
I and King Charles
II, as well as a politician during
both reigns. Baptised
in July 1594, Herbert
who sat in the House of Commons
in 1614 and became Master of the Revels
John Astley, Master of the Jewel House
- Member of
Parliament, government envoy
to Queen Elizabeth
I and Master of the Revels
to King James
England. He served
war against the
- needed] As of
2019[update], at least
ten independent Revels organizations
US: Cambridge Revels
: Cambridge, M****achusetts Revels
- as Master of the Revels
to Queen Elizabeth
and King James. He was responsible
for the censorship of drama
in England. He was also instrumental
- Theatre The Curtain The Fortune The Globe The
Hope The Phoenix The
Swan The Theatre Whitefriars Theatre
King's Revels Children
- lowest. The Venus throw could
be used to designate the master of the revels
. Smith, Dictionary of
Gr**** and Roman
Antiquities, p. 1095  Charlton
- song "Master of the Revels
is the first track
on his first album Beware of the Beautiful
Stranger. The lyrics
to this, and all but two of the
- consulting the
in cases of
doubt. The function of censorship of plays
in London) fell to the Master of the Revels
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