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Age of Players Adult  +
Comment <p>The Wotton account was written by <p>The Wotton account was written by John Smyth of Nibley (1567-1640) in his <em>Berkeley</em> <em>Manuscripts</em> [Sir John McLean, ed., Gloucester, Printed by John Bellows, 1883]. Smyth's association with Berkeley Castle began in 1589, and the Manuscripts were written in about 1618, so it is not a first-hand report.</p> o it is not a first-hand report.</p>
Game Stoolball +
Has Supplemental Text false  +
Headline Queen Elizabeth's Dudley Plays Stoolball at Wotton Hill?  +
Location England  +
Notables Lord Robert Dudley; Queen Elizabeth I  +
Query <p><strong>Note:</strong> Is it possible to determine the approximate date of this event?</p>
Reviewed true  +
Salience 2  +
Tags Famous  +
Warning <p><strong>Caveat:</strong> "Stobbal" is usually used to denote a field game resembling field hockey or golf; thus, this account may not relate to stoolball <em>per se</em>.</p>
Year 1,500  +
Year Number 2  +
Year Suffix s  +
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Categories Chronology  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 28 July 2019 17:41:44  +
TextThis property is a special property in this wiki. <p>According to a manuscript written <p>According to a manuscript written in the 1600s, Robert Dudley, the Earl of Leicester and his "Trayne" "came to Wotton, and thence to Michaelwood Lodge . . . and thence went to Wotton Hill, where hee paid a match at stobball."</p> <p>Internal evidence places ths event in the fifteenth year of Queen Elizabeth’s reign, which would be 1547-48. Elizabeth I named her close associate [once rumored to be her choice as husband] Dudley to became Earl of Leicester in the 1564, and he died in 1588.</p> n the 1564, and he died in 1588.</p>
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