DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1591 Anonymous 1 & 2 The Troublesome Reign of King John

Reference Information

DEEP #: 5021
Greg #: n/a
STC/Wing #: 14644
Record Type: Collection
Play Type: Collection of Adult Professional Plays
Genre (Annals): n/a
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: n/a
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 48
Black Letter: Yes
Date of First Publication: 1591
Date of First Production: n/a
Company of First Production: n/a
Company Attribution: Queen Elizabeth's Men
Total Editions: 3 quartos

Title-Page Features

Title: [THE] Troublesome Raigne of Iohn King of England, with the discouerie of King Richard Cordelions Base sonne (vulgarly named, the Bastard Fawconbridge): also the death of King Iohn at Swinstead Abbey.
Performance: As it was (sundry times) publikely acted by the Queenes Maiesties Players, in the honourable Citie of London.
Imprint: Imprinted at London for Sampson Clarke, and are to be solde at his shop, on the backe-side of the Royal Exchange. 1591.

Paratextual Material

To the Reader: Prologue "To the Gentleman Readers" [A2r]

Stationer Information

Printer: Orwin, Thomas
Publisher: Clarke, Sampson
Imprint Location: O.8 (Royal Exchange - South Entrance)
Entries in Stationers' Register: None