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A pickpocket amidst the mourners.
Not all people at funerals were there to mourn. In this account we discover what happened when a member of the funeral crowd was found to be stealing from the pockets of those around him.
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Quarrelling Artisans at Whitehall Banqueting House
The court performances of the early seventeenth century presented an image of perfect political harmony; but backstage the reality was very different.