DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1601 Munday, Anthony; Chettle, Henry The Downfall of Robert, Earl of Huntingdon (1 Robin Hood)

Reference Information

DEEP #: 318
Greg #: 179a
STC/Wing #: 18271
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): History
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 42
Black Letter: Yes
Date of First Publication: 1601
Date of First Production: 1598 [Feb 18, payment]
Company of First Production: Admiral's (Nottingham's) Men
Company Attribution: Admiral's (Nottingham's) Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: THE DOWNFALL OF ROBERT, Earle of Huntington, AFTERWARD CALLED Robin Hood of merrie Sherwodde: with his loue to chaste Matilda, the Lord Fitzwaters daughter, afterwardes his faire Maide Marian.
Performance: Acted by the Right Honourable, the Earle of Notingham, Lord high Admirall of England, his seruants.
Imprint: Imprinted at London, for William Leake, 1601.

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Stationer Information

Printer: Bradock, Richard
Publisher: Leake, William (1)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Dec 1, 1600: Entered to William Leake (1): "the downe falle of Robert Erle of Huntingdone after Called Robin Hood".
Feb 16, 1617: Transferred from William Leake (1) to William Barrett: "Death and Downefall of robin Hoode".
Mar 8, 1620: Transferred from William Barrett to John Parker: "Death and downefall of Robin hood".
Sep 4, 1638: Transferred from John Parker to John Haviland and John Wright (1): "Death & Downefall of Robyn Hood."