DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1613 Beaumont, Francis The Knight of the Burning Pestle

Reference Information

DEEP #: 604
Greg #: 316a
STC/Wing #: 1674
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Boys Professional
Genre (Annals): Burlesque Romance
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 38
Date of First Publication: 1613
Date of First Production: 1607
Company of First Production: Children of the Queen's Revels
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 2 quartos

Title-Page Features

Title: THE KNIGHT OF the Burning Pestle.
Latin Motto: [in single column] —————— Quod si | Iudicium subtile, videndis artibus illud | Ad libros & ad hæc Musarum dona vocares: | Bœotum in crasso iurares aëre natum. | Horat. in Epist. ad Oct. Aug. [var.: "natos."]
Imprint: LONDON, Printed for Walter Burre, and are to be sold at the signe of the Crane in Paules Church-yard. 1613.

Paratextual Material

Dedication: "The Epistle Dedicatory" to: Robert Keysar (Children of the Revels manager); from: Walter Burre (the publisher) [A2r]

Stationer Information

Printer: Okes, Nicholas
Publisher: Burre, Walter
Imprint Location: A.3 (Paul's Churchyard - Northeast)
Entries in Stationers' Register: None