DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1605 Marston, John The Dutch Courtesan (Cockle de Moye)

Reference Information

DEEP #: 391
Greg #: 214a
STC/Wing #: 17475
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Boys Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 32
Date of First Publication: 1605
Date of First Production: 1605 [1603-1605]
Company of First Production: Children of the Queen's Revels
Company Attribution: Children of the Queen's Revels
Total Editions: 1 quarto (bibliographically independent and in collection), 1 octavo in collection

Title-Page Features

Title: THE Dutch Courtezan.
Author: Written BY IOHN MARSTON.
Performance: AS IT WAS PLAYD IN THE Blacke-Friars, by the Children of her Maiesties Reuels.
Imprint: AT LONDON, Printed by T. P. for Iohn Hodgets, and are to be sould at his shop in Paules Church-yard. 1605.

Paratextual Material

Argument: "Fabule argumentum" [A2r]
Character List: "Dramatis personæ" [A2v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Purfoot, Thomas (1)
Publisher: Hodgets, John
Imprint Location: A.6 (Paul's Churchyard - East)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Jun 26, 1605: Entered to John Hodgets: "A booke called the Dutche Curtizan as yt was latelie presented at the Blackeffryers Provyded that he gett sufficient Aucthoritie before yt be prynted ... This is alowed to be printed by Aucthoritie from Mr Hartwell".
Apr 19, 1613: Transferred from Eleazar Edgar to John Hodgets: "A play called the dutche Curtizan".