DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1598 Greene, Robert The Scottish History of James the Fourth

Reference Information

DEEP #: 255
Greg #: 149a
STC/Wing #: 12308
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): History
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 40
Date of First Publication: 1598
Date of First Production: c.1590
Company of First Production: Unknown
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: THE SCOTTISH Historie of Iames the fourth, slaine at Flodden. Entermixed with a pleasant Comedie, presented by Oboram King of Fayeries:
Author: Written by Robert Greene, Maister of Arts.
Performance: As it hath bene sundrie times publikely plaide.
Latin Motto: Omne tulit punctum.
Imprint: LONDON Printed by Thomas Creede. 1598.

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Stationer Information

Printer: Creede, Thomas
Entries in Stationers' Register: May 14, 1594: Entered to Thomas Creede: "a booke intituled, the Scottishe strory of Iames the ffourthe slayne at fflodden, intermixed wth a plesant Comedie presented by Oborom kinge of ffayres".