DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1615 A., R. The Valiant Welshman (Caradoc the Great)

Reference Information

DEEP #: 619
Greg #: 327a
STC/Wing #: 16
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): History
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 36
Date of First Publication: 1615
Date of First Production: 1612 [1610-1615]
Company of First Production: Prince Charles's Men (first)
Company Attribution: Prince Henry's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: THE VALIANT WELSHMAN, OR THE TRVE CHRONIcle History of the life and valiant deedes of CARADOC the Great, King of Cambria, now called WALES.
Author: Written by R. A. Gent.
Performance: As it hath beene sundry times Acted by the Prince of Wales his seruants.
Illustration: Woodcut frontispiece of knight on horse [A1v]
Imprint: LONDON, Imprinted by George Purslowe for Robert Lownes, and are to be solde at his shoppe at the Little North dore of Paules. 1615.

Paratextual Material

To the Reader: "To the ingenuous Reader" [A3r]
Character List: "The Actors names" [A3v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Purslowe, George
Publisher: Lownes, Robert
Imprint Location: A.1 (Paul's Churchyard - Little North Door)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Feb 21, 1615: Entered to Robert Lownes: "a play called the valiant welshman".