late (adj.)
recent, not long past
1H6 I.ii.49[Bastard to all, of the downcast faces of the French] Hath the late overthrow wrought this offence?
1H6 III.i.191[Exeter alone] This late dissension grown betwixt the peers
2H4 IV.i.214[Hastings to Archbishop] the King hath wasted all his rods / On late offenders
2H6 I.i.194[Salisbury to York] Thy late exploits done in the heart of France
2H6 I.iii.95[Suffolk to Queen, of York] this late complaint / Will make but little for his benefit
3H6 II.i.117[Warwick to Edward and Richard, of the Queen] she was coming with a full intent / To dash our late decree in parliament
3H6 IV.iv.3[Lady Grey to Rivers] What late misfortune is befallen King Edward
3H6 IV.vi.92[Somerset to Oxford] Henry's late presaging prophecy / Did glad my heart with hope of this young Richmond
H8 I.iii.6[Lord Chamberlain to Sands] all the good our English / Have got by the late voyage
H8 II.i.147[Second Gentleman to First Gentleman] Did you not of late days hear / A buzzing of a separation / Between the King and Katherine?
H8 IV.i.27[First Gentleman to Second Gentleman, of the Archbishop of Canterbury] Held a late court at Dunstable
H8 V.iii.29[Gardiner to Councillors, of national discord] as of late days our neighbours, / The upper Germany, can dearly witness
Ham II.ii.332[Rosencrantz to Hamlet, of the players] I think their inhibition comes by the means of the late innovation
KJ III.i.230[King Philip to Cardinal Pandulph] The latest breath that gave the sound of words / Was deep-sworn faith
KL I.ii.103[Gloucester to Edmund] These late eclipses in the sun and moon
LLL I.i.11[King to all] Our late edict shall strongly stand in force
R2 I.i.4[King Richard to John of Gaunt] Here to make good the boisterous late appeal ... / Against the Duke of Norfolk
Tem V.i.145[Prospero to Alonso, of the loss of his daughter] As great to me, as late
Ven.469[of Adonis] all amazed brake off his late intent
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2020 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL