hist-games: dating period card games

Imran Ghory imran at bits.bris.ac.uk
Sat Oct 19 05:56:44 PDT 2002


I've been searching english literature for early references to card games
and have produced a list of dates of the earliest mention of card games
that I could find.

The dates are:

All-Fours - 1683
Basset - 1645
Bone-ace - 1611
Gleek - 1533 
Gresco - 1605
Hole - 1611
Loadum - 1591
Mack - 1548
Maw - 1575
Mount cent - 1599
My Ladies hole - 1621
My-sow-pigg - 1621
New-cut - 1591
Noddy - 1589 
Ombre - 1661
One and thirty - 1554
Passage - 1616
Poor and rich - 1621
Post and pair - 1602 
Primanista - 1631
Primero - 1533 
Primofistula - 1652
Primo visto - 1591
Ruffe - 1592
Sant - 1591
Saut - 1652
Sichie - 1652
Slam - 1621 
Tickle me quicklie - 1652
Trump - 1529 
Trunkes - 1611
Uptails - 1694 
Whisk - 1621
Whip-her-ginny - 1621
Wit and reason - 1680

Any corrections would be welcome. 

Imran
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