DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1657 Middleton, Thomas Women Beware Women

Reference Information

DEEP #: 5171.02
Greg #: 782a
STC/Wing #: n/a
Record Type: Play in Collection
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragedy
Book Edition: n/a
Play Edition: 1
Format: Octavo
Leaves: 56 1/2
Date of First Publication: 1657
Date of First Production: 1621 [1613-1622]
Company of First Production: King's Men
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 octavo in collection
In Collection: Two New Plays (1657)

Title-Page Features

Author: BY Tho. Middleton, Gent.
Imprint: LONDON: Printed for Humphrey Moseley, 1657.

Paratextual Material

Character List: names of characters [G3v]

Stationer Information

Publisher: Moseley, Humphrey
Entries in Stationers' Register: Sep 9, 1653: Entered to Humphrey Moseley: "the severall Playes following. ... A right Woman, or Women beware of Women. ... Mr. Tho: Midleton."
Additional Notes: Thomas Middleton and Early Modern Textual Culture dates the first production to Summer 1621; Annals dates it to 1621 [c.1620-1627]; Richard Dutton, ed., "Women Beware Women" and Other Plays (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1999) suggests a date of 1613.