DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1593 Peele, George Edward the First

Reference Information

DEEP #: 162
Greg #: 112a
STC/Wing #: 19535
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): History
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 44
Date of First Publication: 1593
Date of First Production: 1591 [1590-1593]
Company of First Production: Unknown
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 2 quartos

Title-Page Features

Title: THE Famous Chronicle of king Edward the first, sirnamed Edward Longshankes, with his returne from the holy land. ALSO THE LIFE OF LLEVELLEN rebell in Wales. Lastly, the sinking of Queene Elinor, who sunck at Charingcrosse, and rose againe at Potters-hith, now named Queenehith.
Imprint: LONDON Printed by Abell Ieffes, and are to be solde by William Barley, at his shop in Gratious streete. 1593.

Paratextual Material

Explicit: Yours. By George Peele Maister of Artes in Oxenforde. Finis. [L3v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Jeffes, Abel
Bookseller: Barley, William
Imprint Location: P.4 (Leadenhall - Gracechurch St.)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Oct 8(?), 1593: Entered to Abel Jeffes: "the Chronicle of Kinge Edward the firste surnamed Longeshank wth his Retourne out of the holye lande, wth the lyfe of Leublen Rebell in Wales wth the sinkinge of Quene Elinor".
Aug 13, 1599: Transferred from Abel Jeffes to William White: "Edward Longshankes."
Aug 14, 1600: Entered "These Copyes followinge beinge thinges formerlye printed & sett over to" Thomas Pavier: "An Enterlude Called Edward longe shankes".