DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1593 Anonymous Jack Straw

Reference Information

DEEP #: 166
Greg #: 114a
STC/Wing #: 23356
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): History
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 24
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 LIFE AND Death of Iacke Straw, A notable Rebell in England: Who was kild in Smithfield by the Lord Maior of London.
Imprint: Printed at London by Iohn Danter, and are to be solde by William Barley at his shop in Gratious-street ouer against Leaden-Hall. 1593.

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Stationer Information

Colophon: Printed at London by Iohn Danter, and are to be sold by William Barley, at his shop in Gratious street ouer against Leaden-Hall. 1594. [F3v]
Printer: Danter, John
Bookseller: Barley, William
Imprint Location: P.4 (Leadenhall - Gracechurch St.)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Oct 23, 1593: Entered to John Danter: "an enterlude of the lyfe and deathe of Iack Straw".
Aug 14, 1600: Entered "These Copyes followinge beinge thinges formerlye printed & sett over to" Thomas Pavier: "An Interlude of Iack strawe".