Henry VII established the King's Players, a royal household troupe of interluders
, in 1494.
Munday is thus frequently cited as an authority for both emerging anti-theatrical sentiments and the argued link between professional players and the traveling interluders and halls.
After all, the primary texts informing Bevington's analysis of the link between professional players and the traveling interluders and halls is the late Elizabethan play The Book of Sir Thomas More (ca.
At Edward's accession he formed the King's Players, probably simply upgraded from the prince's players and combined with Henry's interluders
By the time of the b-text emendations, however, Bale may have wished to discourage improvisatory excesses by adding this musical prompt for use in productions by ambitious interluders
who might be beyond his authorial control.
Scott McMillin and Sally-Beth MacLean do not address the point directly in their book on the Queen's Men, but they imply by a discussion of dramaturgy that the acting style of the Queen's Men was derived from the skills of interluders