by popular demand

by Dennis Scharnberg

“…and all such kidding, prodding, jostling, weedling, mockerie, jeering, cajolerie, pulling of hair, mashing of the toe, cod walking, Tom foolerie, shouting aloud in all daye light, the trickerie of the numbers….

Tobias Pym,  “The Smythfield Daye”   (1630)

Paul Crackenthorpe,  English Pamphleteers of the Seventeenth Century.