DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1612 Daborne, Robert A Christian Turned Turk (The Two Famous Pirates)

Reference Information

DEEP #: 576
Greg #: 300a
STC/Wing #: 6184
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Boys Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 36
Date of First Publication: 1612
Date of First Production: 1610 [1609-1612]
Company of First Production: Unknown
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: A Christian turn'd Turke: OR, The Tragicall Liues and Deaths of the two Famous Pyrates, WARD and DANSIKER. [var.: "WARD"]
Author: WRITTEN By ROBERT DABORN, Gentleman.
Performance: As it hath beene publickly Acted.
Latin Motto: Nemo sapiens, Miser est.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by for William Barrenger, and are to be sold at this great North-doore of Pauls. 1612.

Paratextual Material

To the Reader: "To the Knowing Reader" [A3r]
Character List: "Drammatis Personæ" [A4v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Okes, Nicholas
Publisher: Barrenger, William
Imprint Location: A.2 (Paul's Churchyard - Great North Door)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Feb 1, 1612: Entered to William Barrenger: "A booke called, A Christian turned Turke, or the tragicall lyffes & deathes of the 2 famous pyrates Ward & Danseker as it hath bene publiquely acted written by Robert Daborn gentleman".