SHOP , a
See also:term originally for a
See also:booth or
See also:stall where goods were sold, and in most cases also made, now used chiefly in the sense of a
See also:room or set of rooms in a
See also:building where goods are displayed for sale and sold by
See also:retail, also the building containing the rooms . Another application of the word is to the building or rooms in which the making or repairing of articles is carried on, a
See also:carpenter's shop, a repairing-shop, at
See also:works and the like . In
See also:America, in the smaller towns and rural districts the " shop " is usually styled a "
See also:store " (O.F. ester,
See also:Lat. slaurum, instaurare, to build, construct, in later use, to provide necessaries) . While in . America in the larger cities the word " shop " is becoming applied to the retail places of sale, in
See also:English usage " store " has in
See also:recent years become the recognized
See also:form for the large retail places for universal supply . IV., is said to have been the daughter of
See also:Thomas Wainstead, a prosperous
See also:mercer . She was well brought up, and married
See also:young to
See also:Shore, a goldsmith . She attracted the
See also:notice of
See also:Edward IV., and soon after 1470, leaving her
See also:husband, she became the
See also:mistress . Edward called her the merriest of his concubines, and she exercised
See also:great influence; but, says More, " never abused it to any man's hurt, but to many a man's comfort and
See also:relief." After Edward's
See also:death she was mistress to Thomas
See also:marquess of Dorset, son of
See also:Elizabeth Woodville by her first husband . She also had relations with William Hastings, and may perhaps have been the intermediary between him and the Woodvilles . At all events she had
See also:political importance enough to incur the hostility of
See also:Richard of
See also:Gloucester, afterwards King Richard III., who accused her of having practised sorcery against him in collusion with the
See also:queen and Hastings . Richard had her put to public penance, but the
See also:people pitied her for her loveliness and womanly
See also:patience; her husband was dead, and now in poverty and disgrace she became a prisoner in London .
There Thomas Lynom, the king's
See also:solicitor, was smitten with her, and wished to make her his wife, but. was apparently dissuaded . Jane Shore survived till 1527; in her last days she had to " beg a living of many that had begged if she had not been." More, who knew her in old age when she was " lean, withered and dried up," says that in youth she was " proper and
See also:fair, nothing in her
See also:body that you would have changed, but if you would have wished her somewhat higher." Her greatest charm was, however, her pleasant behaviour; for she was " merry in
See also:company, ready and
See also:quick of answer." She figured much in 16th-century literature, notably in the Mirrour for Magistrates, and in Thomas Heywood's Edward IV . The
See also:legend which connected Jane Shore with
See also:Shoreditch is quite baseless; the place-name is very much older .
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