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Questions related to the Elizabethan "novel" "Thomas of Reading" by Thomas Deloney, first published in 1600. Use this tag with the tag [thomas-deloney].

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What does Hodgekins' “Northerne speech” mean?

In chapter IV of Thomas Deloney's "novel" Thomas of Reading, king Henry I of England is willing to grant the clothiers a few requests as a reward for their support during a military campaign in France....
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What is the figurative meaning of “were you not borne at home”?

In the "novel" Thomas of Reading by Thomas Deloney, there is some sort of weaving or cloth making competition between the London weavers and a few clothiers from other towns (including one named ...