DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1584 Wilson, Robert The Three Ladies of London

Reference Information

DEEP #: 119
Greg #: 85a
STC/Wing #: 25784
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Moral
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 24
Black Letter: Yes
Date of First Publication: 1584
Date of First Production: c.1581
Company of First Production: Leicester's Men
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 2 quartos

Title-Page Features

Title: A right excellent and famous Comœdy called the three Ladies of London. WHEREIN IS NOTABLIE DECLARED AND SET foorth, how by the meanes of Lucar, Loue and Conscience is so corrupted, that the one is married to Dissimulation, the other fraught with all abhomination. A PERFECT PATTERNE FOR ALL Estates to looke into, and a worke right worthie to be marked.
Author: Written by R. W.
Performance: as it hath beene publiquely played.
Imprint: AT LONDON, Printed by Roger Warde, dwelling neere Holburne Conduit, at the signe of the Talbot. 1584.

Paratextual Material

Explicit: FINIS. Paule Bucke. [F3v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Ward, Roger
Imprint Location: D.5 (Newgate Without - Holborn Conduit)
Entries in Stationers' Register: None
Additional Notes: The name "Paule Bucke" appears in the explicit; the reason for this is uncertain, but there was a Paul Buck who was a player and author (Greg 1:165).