Why Come ye not to Courte, another criticism of Cardinal Wolsey, line 198 (published c. 1550), reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919). Compare: "Rule the rost", John Heywood, Proverbs (1546) part i. chap. v.; "Her that ruled the rost", Thomas Heywood, History of Women; "Rules the roast", Ben Jonson, George Chapman, Marston: Eastward Ho, act ii. sc. 1.; William Shakespeare, 2 Henry VI. act i. sc. 1.