DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1658 Brome, Richard The English Moor, or The Mock Marriage

Reference Information

DEEP #: 5182.01
Greg #: 806a
STC/Wing #: n/a
Record Type: Play in Collection
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: n/a
Play Edition: 1
Format: Octavo
Leaves: 46
Date of First Publication: 1658
Date of First Production: 1637
Company of First Production: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Company Attribution: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Total Editions: 1 octavo in collection
Variants: There are two issues of this play. Greg 806a, dated 1658, does not name an author, and lists "J. T." as printer, "A. C." and Henry Brome as publishers, and a bookshop location. Greg 806a(cancel), dated 1659, lists Richard Brome as author and does not name any stationers or a bookshop location in its imprint. See also Greg 806a(cancel)
In Collection: Five New Plays (1659)

Title-Page Features

Title: [A1r] THE English Moor, OR THE MOCK-MARRIAGE. A Comædy
Performance: as it was often acted with general applause by her Majesties Servants.
Latin Motto: [in single column] Innocens permitte jocos, cur ludere nobis | Non liceat? —— —— ——
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by J. T. for A. C. and Henry Broom, and are to be sold at the Gun in Ivie-lane, 1658.

Paratextual Material

Character List: "Drammatis Personæ" [A2v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Taylor, John
Publisher: Crooke, Andrew (1); Brome, Henry
Imprint Location: C.3 (Newgate Within - Ivy Lane)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Aug 4, 1640: Entered to Andrew Crooke (1): "six Playes vizt. ... The English Moore or mock Marriage by Mr. Rich: Broome".