DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1613 S., W. Thomas Lord Cromwell

Reference Information

DEEP #: 333
Greg #: 189b
STC/Wing #: 21533
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): History
Book Edition: 2
Play Edition: 2
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 28
Date of First Publication: 1602
Date of First Production: 1600 [c.1599-1602]
Company of First Production: Lord Chamberlain's (Hunsdon's) Men
Company Attribution: King's Men
Total Editions: 2 quartos

Title-Page Features

Title: THE True Chronicle Historie of the whole life and death of Thomas Lord Cromwell.
Author: Written by W. S.
Performance: As it hath beene sundry times publikely Acted by the Kings Maiesties Seruants.
Imprint: LONDON: Printed by THOMAS SNODHAM. 1613.

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Stationer Information

Printer: Snodham, Thomas
Entries in Stationers' Register: Aug 11, 1602: Entered to William Cotton: "A booke called the lyfe & Deathe of the Lord Cromwell as yt was lately Acted by the Lord Chamberleyn his servantes".
Dec 16, 1611: Transferred from William Jones (2) to John Brown (1): "one other booke called, the lyfe & death of the Lo: Cromwell, by W: S."
Feb 16, 1617: Transferred from William Cotton decd. to William Barrett: "Life and death of lord Cromwell".
Apr 3, 1626: Transferred from the widow of William Barrett to John Parker: "Life and Death of lo. Cromwell".
Sep 4, 1638: Transferred from John Parker to John Haviland and John Wright (1): "Saluo Iure cuiuscunque. ... Life & Death of Lo: Cromwell".