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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 190 pages of information about Game and Playe of the Chesse.

[Footnote 28:  Brunei, “Manuel du Libraire,” s. v.  Gesta.]

[Footnote 29:  “Gesta Romanorum,” edited by Herrtage.  London, 1879, p. vii.]

[Footnote 30:  Occleve, “De Regimine Principum,” p. 199.]

[Footnote 31:  “Curiosities of Search Room.”  London, 1880, p. 32.]

[Footnote 32:  “Percy Anecdotes:  Domestic Life,” iv. 446.]

[Footnote 33:  Dunlop, “History of Fiction,” 1876, p. 259.]

[Footnote 34:  “Latin Stories,” edited by Thomas Wright.  Percy Society, 1842, p. 222.]

[Footnote 35:  See “Gesta Romanorum,” edit, by Herrtage, p. 364.]

[Footnote 36:  “On Two Collections of Mediaeval Moralized Tales,” by John K. Ingram, LL.D.  Dublin, 1882, p. 137.]

[Footnote 37:  Muratori:  “Rerum Italicarum Scriptores,” t. i. p. 465.]

[Footnote 38:  Wright, “Latin Stories,” p. 235.]

[Footnote 39:  “Francis of Assisi,” Mrs. Oliphant.  London, 1874, p. 87.]

[Footnote 40:  “Valerius Maximus,” vi. 2, 3.]

[Footnote 41:  It will be sufficient here to refer for further details to the following works:—­“Geschichte und Literatur des Schachspiels,” von Antonius van der Linde, Berlin, 1874, 2 vols.; “Quellenstudien zur Gefchichte des Schachspiels,” von Dr. A. v.d.Linde, Berlin, 1881.]

[Footnote 42:  This dedication is omitted in the second edition.]

[Footnote 43:  Second edit. reads “Thossyce of notaries/ aduocates scriueners and drapers and clothmakers capitulo iii”]

[Footnote 44:  Sec. edit. reads “The forme of phisiciens leches spycers and appotycaryes”]

[Footnote 45:  Sec. edit.  “Of tauerners hostelers & vitaillers”]

[Footnote 46:  Sec. edit.  “Of kepers of townes Receyuers of custum and tollenars”]

[Footnote 47:  Sec. edit.  “Of messagers currours Rybauldes and players at the dyse”]

[Footnote 48:  “democrite” in the sec. edit.]

[Footnote 49:  “beclyppe” in sec. edit.]

[Footnote 50:  “demotene” in sec. edit.]

[Footnote 51:  “demostenes” in sec. edit.]

[Footnote 52:  “blisful” in the sec. edit.—­The reading of the first edition is evidently a misprint.]

[Footnote 53:  Sec. edit. “buneuentayns.”]

[Footnote 54:  sec. edit, “y nough.”]

[Footnote 55:  sec. edit. “by the martel or hamer.”]

[Footnore 55:  “And therfore &c.” to the end, is wanting in the second edition, and, instead thereof, the treatife concludes in the following manner—­

“Thenne late euery man of what condycion he be that redyth or herith this litel book redde take therby enfaumple to amende hym.

Explicit per Caxton.”]

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