DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1607 Chapman, George Bussy D'Ambois

Reference Information

DEEP #: 472
Greg #: 246a(*)
STC/Wing #: 4966
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Boys Professional
Genre (Annals): Foreign History
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 36
Date of First Publication: 1607
Date of First Production: 1604 [1604-1605]
Company of First Production: Children of Paul's (second)
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 quarto (bibliographically independent and in collection), 1 quarto
Variants: There are three issues of this edition: Greg 246a(*) is dated 1607; Greg 246a(†) is dated 1608. Greg 246a(*) was also issued in the 1652 Chapman collection (Wing C1940A). See also Greg 246a(†)

Title-Page Features

Title: Bussy D'Ambois: A TRAGEDIE:
Performance: As it hath been often presented at Paules.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed for William Aspley. 1607.

Paratextual Material


Stationer Information

Printer: Eliot's Court Press
Publisher: Aspley, William
Entries in Stationers' Register: Jun 3, 1607: Entered to William Aspley: "The tragedie of Busye D'amboise. made by Geo: Chapman".