Children’s company

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  • Source:
    Britannica Online
  • Document Type:
    Reference Entry
  • Language:
    English
  • Additional Information
    • Publication Information:
      Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.
    • Abstract:
      any of a number of troupes of boy actors whose performances enjoyed great popularity in Elizabethan England. The young actors were drawn primarily from choir schools attached to the great chapels and cathedrals, where they received musical training and were taught to perform in religious dramas and classical Latin plays. By the time of Henry VIII, groups such as the Children of the Chapel and the Children of Paul’s were often called upon to present plays and to take part in ceremonies and pageants at court. During the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, these groups were formed into highly professional [...]
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    • Rights:
      Copyright © 1994-2020 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.
    • Accession Number:
      ebo.e9095706
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      Children’s company. Britannica Online, [s. l.], [s. d.]. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9095706. Acesso em: 21 out. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Children’s company. Britannica Online. Accessed October 21, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9095706
    • APA:
      Children’s company. (n.d.). Britannica Online.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      “Children’s Company.” 2020. Britannica Online. Accessed October 21. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9095706.
    • Harvard:
      ‘Children’s company’ (no date) Britannica Online. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9095706 (Accessed: 21 October 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      ‘Children’s company’ n.d., Britannica Online, viewed 21 October 2020, .
    • MLA:
      “Children’s Company.” Britannica Online. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9095706. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      “Children’s Company.” Britannica Online. Accessed October 21, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9095706.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Children’s company. Britannica Online [Internet]. [cited 2020 Oct 21]; Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9095706