DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1607 Beaumont, Francis; Fletcher, John The Woman Hater (The Hungry Courtier)

Reference Information

DEEP #: 469
Greg #: 245a(†)
STC/Wing #: 1693
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Boys Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 40
Date of First Publication: 1607
Date of First Production: 1606
Company of First Production: Children of Paul's (second)
Company Attribution: Children of Paul's (second)
Total Editions: 2 quartos
Variants: The title page exists in two states: in Greg 245a(*), the play title begins "THE" and the imprint lists "R. R." as printer; in Greg 245a(†), the play title begins "THE" and the imprint does not list a printer. See also Greg 245a(*)

Title-Page Features

Performance: As it hath beene lately Acted by the Children of Paules.
Imprint: LONDON Printed, and are to be sold by John Hodgets in Paules Church-yard. 1607.

Paratextual Material


Stationer Information

Printer: Raworth, Robert
Bookseller: Hodgets, John
Imprint Location: A.6 (Paul's Churchyard - East)
Entries in Stationers' Register: May 20, 1607: Entered to Eleazar Edgar and Robert Jackson: "A booke called 'The woman hater' as it hath ben lately acted by the Children of Powles".
Apr 19, 1613: Transferred from Eleazar Edgar to John Hodgets: "A halfe parte of the Woman hater".