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  • Sermon, but long, and, reprehending the common jollity of the Court for the true joy that shall and ought to be on these days; he particularized concerning their excess in playes and gaming, saying that he whose office it is to keep the gamesters in order and within bounds, serves but for a second rather in a duell, meaning the groome-porter.

    A Righte Merrie Christmasse The Story of Christ-Tide

  • Methought he made but a poor sermon, but long, and reprehending the mistaken jollity of the Court for the true joy that shall and ought to be on these days, he particularized concerning their excess in plays and gaming, saying that he whose office it is to keep the gamesters in order and within bounds, serves but for a second rather in a duell, meaning the groom-porter.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Nov/Dec 1662

  • Robocop vs. Terminator …. the Rbix cube duell greetz

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  • Leith, the principall port and stapill of all this realme, the gernall and furnitour of the Counsall and Sait of Justice: and heir will thay duell, quhill thay may rainforce thame with greitar nomber of thair fallow suldiouris, to subdew than the rest, gif God withstand not.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • But I was most of all surprised this morning by my Lord Bellassis, who, by appointment, met me at Auditor W.od's, at the Temple, and tells me of a duell designed between the Duke of Buckingham and my Lord Halifax, or Sir W. Coventry; the challenge being carried by Harry Saville, but prevented by my Lord Arlington, and the King told of it; and this was all the discourse at Court this day.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys, Feb/Mar 1668/69

  • Bellasses is dead of the duell he fought about ten days ago, with Tom

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 56: August 1667

  • Atkins, who tells me the whole city rings to-day of Sir Jeremy Smith's killing of Holmes in a duell, at which I was not much displeased, for I fear every day more and more mischief from the man, if he lives; but the thing is not true, for in my coach I did by and by meet Sir Jer.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete 1666 N.S.

  • He tells me that there is a pardon passed to the Duke of Buckingham, my Lord of Shrewsbury, and the rest, for the late duell and murder;

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete 1668 N.S.

  • Up, and by coach to White Hall to attend the Council there, and here I met first by Mr. Castle the shipwright, whom I met there, and then from the whole house the discourse of the duell yesterday between the Duke of Buckingham, Holmes, and one Jenkins, on one side, and my

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete 1668 N.S.

  • Montagu hath lately had a duell with Mr. Cholmely, that is first gentleman-usher to the Queen, and was a messenger from the King to her in Portugall, and is a fine gentleman; but had received many affronts from Mr. Montagu, and some unkindness from my Lord, upon his score (for which I am sorry).

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete 1662 N.S.

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