DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1647 Field, Nathan; Massinger, Philip; Fletcher, John The Honest Man's Fortune

Reference Information

DEEP #: 5143.26
Greg #: 662a
STC/Wing #: n/a
Record Type: Play in Collection
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragicomedy
Book Edition: n/a
Play Edition: 1
Format: Folio
Leaves: 12
Date of First Publication: 1647
Date of First Production: 1613 [re-licensed for stage, Feb 8, 1625]
Company of First Production: Lady Elizabeth's Men
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 folio in collection

Title-Page Features

Title: [HT; 5T1r] The Honest mans Fortune.

Paratextual Material

Commendatory Verses: 1: by unsigned [5X4v]

Stationer Information

Entries in Stationers' Register: Sep 4(?), 1646: Entered to Humphrey Robinson and Humphrey Moseley: "these seueral Tragedies & Comedies herevnder mencioned (vizt.) [(Saluo iure cuiusumque) deleted] ... Honest mans fortune ... by Mr Beamont & mr fflesher."
Additional Notes: Annals gives the date of Henry Herbert's re-license for the stage as 1624, but it is actually from 1625 (see N. W. Bawcutt, The Control and Censorship of Caroline Drama [Clarendon, 1996], 160).