DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1611 Heywood, Thomas The Golden Age, or The Lives of Jupiter and Saturn

Reference Information

DEEP #: 567
Greg #: 294a
STC/Wing #: 13325
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Classical Legend
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 36
Date of First Publication: 1611
Date of First Production: 1610 [1609-1611]
Company of First Production: Queen Anne's Men
Company Attribution: Queen Anne's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: THE GOLDEN AGE. OR The Liues of Jupiter and Saturne, with the deifying of the Heathen Gods. [var.: "defining"]
Author: Written by THOMAS HEYWOOD.
Performance: As it hath beene sundry times acted at the Red Bull, by the Queenes Maiesties Seruants.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed for William Barrenger, and are to be sold at his Shop neare the great North-doore of Pauls 1611. [var.: "Printed" with turned "t"]

Paratextual Material

To the Reader: "To the Reader" signed "T. H." (Thomas Heywood) [A2r]
Character List: "The Names of Persons presented in the Play" [var.: omitting "in"] [A2v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Okes, Nicholas
Publisher: Barrenger, William
Imprint Location: A.2 (Paul's Churchyard - Great North Door)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Oct 14, 1611: Entered to William Barrenger: "A booke called, The golden age wth the lyues of Iupiter & Saturne".
Aug 2, 1630: Transferred from Nicholas Okes to John Okes: "The golden Age:".