DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1603 Dekker, Thomas; Chettle, Henry; Haughton, William Patient Grissel

Reference Information

DEEP #: 353
Greg #: 198a
STC/Wing #: 6518
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 42
Black Letter: Yes
Date of First Publication: 1603
Date of First Production: 1600 [Oct 16-Dec 29, 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 PLEASANT COMODIE OF Patient Grissill.
Performance: As it hath beene sundrie times lately plaid by the right honorable the Earle of Nottingham (Lord high Admirall) his seruants.
Imprint: LONDON. Imprinted for Henry Rocket, and are to be solde at the long Shop vnder S. Mildreds Church in the Poultry. 1603.

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Stationer Information

Printer: Allde, Edward
Publisher: Rocket, Henry
Imprint Location: O.1 (Royal Exchange - St. Mildred's Church)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Mar 28, 1600: Entered to Cuthbert Burby: "The Palie of Patient Grissell".