DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1601 Marston, John Jack Drum's Entertainment (Katherine and Pasquil)

Reference Information

DEEP #: 314
Greg #: 177a
STC/Wing #: 7243
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Boys Professional
Genre (Annals): Domestic Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 36
Date of First Publication: 1601
Date of First Production: 1600
Company of First Production: Children of Paul's (second)
Company Attribution: Children of Paul's (second)
Total Editions: 2 quartos

Title-Page Features

Title: Iacke Drums Entertainment: OR THE COMEDIE Of Pasquill and Katherine.
Performance: As it hath bene sundry times plaide by the Children of Powles.
Imprint: AT LONDON Printed for Richard Oliue, dwelling in Long Lane. 1601.

Paratextual Material

Character List: "The names of all the men and Women, that Act this Play" [I3v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Creede, Thomas
Publisher: Oliffe, Richard
Imprint Location: E.9 (Smithfield - Long Lane)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Sep 8, 1600: Entered to Felix Norton: "a booke Called Iohn Drums enterteynment A commedy as yt hathe ben diuerse tymes Acted by the Children of Paules".
Oct 23, 1600: Transferred from Felix Norton to Richard Oliffe: "A booke called Iohn Dromes enterteinement as yt hathe ben Acted by the Children of paules".
Nov 6, 1615: Transferred from the widow of Richard Oliffe to Philip Knight: "Iacke drumes Intertaynement".