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canting crew

London"s criminal underworld, 1550-1700

by John L. McMullan

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London
    • Subjects:
    • Crime -- England -- London -- History.,
    • London (England) -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn L. McMullan.
      SeriesCrime, law, and deviance series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6950.L7 M35 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 226 p. ;
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3169094M
      ISBN 100813510228
      LC Control Number83011191

        A new dictionary of the canting crew: in its several tribes of gypsies, beggers [sic], thieves, cheats &c., with an addition of some proverbs, phrases, figurative speeches &c.: useful for all sorts of people (especially foreigners) to secure their money and preserve their lives ; besides very diverting and entertaining being wholly new.   The Canting Crew has 24 ratings and 0 reviews. In The Canting Crew, volume I of the Gygaxian Fantasy Worlds, Gygax explores the underworld of city life. In The Canting Crew, volume I of the Gygaxian Fantasy Worlds, Gygax explores the underworld of city life. Theives, their guilds, organization, a complete.

      The ranks and the jargon of the underclass are the meat and drink of most fantasy role-playing game campaigns. Thus Gary Gygax has undertaken to put together a little handbook for Game Masters and players in such games, something to use to both develop more detailed rogues, thieves, beggars and masterless folk and to complete the environment of the fantasy .   "A new dictionary of the terms ancient and modern of the canting crew." its Several Tribes, of Gypsies, Beggars, Thieves, Cheats, &c. With an Addition of Some Proverbs, Phrases, Figurative Speeches, &c. Useful for all Sorts of People (especially Foreigners) to Secure their Money and Preserve their Lives; besides very Diverting and Entertaining.

      Canting tribes, having sole right to the first night's lodging with the Dells."--(B. E., _Dict. Cant. Crew_, ). _The Oath Of The Canting Crew_ Bamfylde Moore Carew, the King of the Gypsies, born in , was the son of the Rector of Bickley, near Tiverton. It is related that to avoid punishment for a boyish freak he, with some companions.   The canting crew go large When Eric Partridge's pioneering Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English first appeared in , the subject was seen as subversive and illicit. These days, writes.


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The Canting Crew book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Basically the core of the book is an itemized breakdown of all the very many various vocations available to the criminal underworld in a large mediaval urban center (scalable to country and small town locations as well) The "canting crew" is the entire criminal underworld, with the various types of assasins forming the elite, the beggars on the /5(3).

Canting Crew. The 'Canting Crew' is an informal name for a group of Ankh-Morpork beggars who, being too anarchic for the Beggars' Guild, which tends to constrain them with rules, frequently beg from the Guild themselves, and often meet with success as they are heroes to certain guild members.

Members of the group may often be found beneath Ankh. The Canting Crew book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In The Canting Crew, volume I of the Gygaxian Fantasy Worlds, Gygax explo 4/5. Canting. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Canting, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by having full. Stop-hole Abbey, “the nick-name of the chief rendezvous of the Canting Crew ”.—(B.

E., Dict. Cant. Crew, ). Line Abram = formerly a mendicant lunatic of Bethlehem Hospital who on certain days was allowed to go out begging: hence a beggar feigning madness. The Canting Crew. likes. The Canting Crew are a theatre company that look at things a little differently.

Our aim is to produce work that surprises an audience, presents theatre in a Followers:   The Canting Crew The Canting Crew. A Not surprisingly, B.E.’s slang dictionary isn’t mentioned in Knowles’s book.

Although B.E.’s book claimed to be the first of its kind. The Canting Crew is a group of beggars living under Misbegot Bridge. Other beggars don't even want to be mentioned as being close to them, possibly because of Foul Ole Ron's Smell. Members of the Crew are.

Book I: The Canting Crew Society The Fantasy World The operation of a criminal underworld assumes an upper class that consists of no more than 5% of the total population of the state, though as little as 1% will do. The middle class of the state is best set at about 20%, so that the lower class comprises some 75% plus of the regular population.

Circa a mysterious stranger, known only by the pseudonym B.E. Gent., published a book by the title of A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew. This work was the first dictionary of English slang, and as such set the tone for many such works in the years to come.

Canting definition, affectedly or hypocritically pious or righteous: a canting social reformer. See more. A new dictionary of the terms ancient and modern of the canting crew in its several tribes of Gypsies, beggars, thieves, cheats, and: with an addition. proverbs, phrases, figurative speeches () by B.

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Product Group: Book. Istextbook: No. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.3/5(4).

Get this from a library. The canting crew: London's criminal underworld, [John L McMullan]. Book I details "The Canting Crew" and their influence on society. Specifically, it details the Crew's role in various aspects of the city of Ludnum. However, much as "The Canting Crew" is archetypical of criminal organizations, Ludnum is an archetypical fantasy city (at least with regards to pseudo-medieval Europe-style settings).

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with an addition of some proverbs, phrases, figurative speeches, &: A New Canting Dictionary: Comprehending All the Terms, Ancient and Modern, Used in the Several Tribes of Gypsies, Beggars, Shoplisters, Highwaymen, Foot-pads, and All Other Clans of Cheats and Villains: Interspersed with Proverbs, Phrases, Figurative Speeches, Etc.: Being a Complete Collection of All that Has Been Publish'd of that Kind: with Very Large Additions of.

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A New Canting Dictionary: Comprehending All the Terms, Ancient and Modern, Used in the Several Tribes of Gypsies, Beggars, Shoplifters, Highwaymen, Foot-pads, and All Other Clans of Cheats and Villains.

Interspersed with Proverbs, Phrases, Figurative Speeches, &c. Being a Complete Collection of All that Has Been Publish'd of that Kind.B.E.

- A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew () direct link Open Library main page The second book on The Guardian's Top 10 list of dictionaries is this early one devoted to what we would now call underworld slang.

"Canting" was first recorded in the early 17th century with this meaning and was used so by Jonson but has dropped out of Author: Lang Thompson.Internet Archive BookReader A new dictionary of the terms ancient and modern of the canting crew, in its several tribes of Gypsies, beggers, thieves, cheats, &c.

with an addition of some proverbs, phrases, figurative speeches, &c.