|T--Trinity MS.||L--Lansdowne MS. (No. 690).|
|B--Bridgewater-Huntington MS.||M--Malone MS. (No. 25).|
|I--first bad quarto.||II--second bad quarto.|
No attempt has been made to catalogue all the many and gross errors of the quartos. M has no stage-directions except those mentioned in these notes.
Found only in I and II. Whether or not Middleton was the author it is impossible to say.
Found only in M.
The Prologue is omitted in M. In L it is inserted between the Induction and the beginning of Act 1.
Ignatius Loyola appearing...: so T, B, I, II; Enter Ignatius (discovering Errour sleeping): III; Ignatius Loyola and Error: L, M. 5. institutions: I, II.14. and founder: B.15. saluted by 'em: I, II; 7 yeares: B.18. saluted me: I, II.19. not roome: B.23. Letts: T, B, I, II.27. Sicelie and Ursula: L, M, III.28. the: omitted in B.
32. too, trust mee: I, II.41. eye is inserted above the line in T in another hand.42. What Game prethee?: L, M, III.53.the stage-direction is from III; it is omitted in T, B, I, II.L has Enter ye white House & ye Black (as in order of the Game). 57. of all the Game: B.60. Corruptedly: III.65. Thy: all the texts but T.
67. light performents: I, II.68. nor worthie: III.75. against the Game: I, II.79. rulde in by one: I, II.80. and view 'em: I, II. 83. Exeunt added at the end in L, M, III.
L, M, III have Exeunt at the end of the Induction, and at the beginning of this scene L has Enter ye white-Queenes Pawne, & ye Black Queenes- Pawne; III has Enter severally, White Queenes Pawne, and Black- Queenes Pawne; M has The white-Queenes, & ye Black-Queenes