The Bloody Banquet: A Tragedie

The Bloody Banquet: A Tragedie

The Bloody Banquet: A Tragedie

The Bloody Banquet: A Tragedie

Excerpt

No entry has been found for The Bloody Banquet in the Stationers' Register. An edict was issued by the Lord Chamberlain on 10 August 1639 in which 'The bloody banquett' was listed with forty-four other plays of `the kinges and Queenes young Company of Players at the Cockpitt' as the property of the manager, William Beeston, and forbidden to other companies ( G. E. Bentley, Jacobean and Caroline Stage, i. 330-1). The only known edition was printed in the same year by Thomas Cotes. Cropping of the title-page (the type area of which is slightly larger than that of the text-page) has led in a number of copies to the mutilation of the figures 3 and 9 in the date, and as a result some writers have referred mistakenly to editions of 1620 or 1630; conclusive evidence of the existence of only one edition was presented by G. W. Cole in Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, xiii ( 1919), 103-12.

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.