DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

[1608] Middleton, Thomas Your Five Gallants (The Five Witty Gallants)

Reference Information

DEEP #: 520
Greg #: 266a
STC/Wing #: 17907
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Boys Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 36
Date of First Publication: [1608]
Date of First Production: 1607
Company of First Production: Children of Paul's (second)
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: Your fiue Gallants.
Author: Written by T. Middleton.
Performance: As it hath beene often in Action at the Black-friers.
Imprint: Imprinted at London for Richard Bonian, dwelling at the signe of the Spred-Eagle, right ouer-against the great North dore of Saint Paules Church.

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Stationer Information

Printer: Eld, George
Publisher: Bonian, Richard
Imprint Location: A.2 (Paul's Churchyard - Great North Door)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Mar 22, 1608: Entered to Richard Bonian: "A Plaie called the ffyve Wittie Gallantes as it hath ben acted by the Children of the Chappell".