late (adj.) 1
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 [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