DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1620 Anonymous Swetnam the Woman-Hater Arraigned by Women

Reference Information

DEEP #: 676
Greg #: 362a
STC/Wing #: 23544
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 44
Date of First Publication: 1620
Date of First Production: 1618 [1617-1619]
Company of First Production: Queen Anne's Men
Company Attribution: Queen Anne's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: SWETNAM, THE Woman-hater, ARRAIGNED BY WOMEN. A new Comedie,
Performance: Acted at the Red Bull, by the late Queenes Seruants.
Illustration: Woodcut on title page of Swetnam brought to the bar in a court of ladies, with the queen on her throne
Imprint: LONDON, Printed for Richard Meighen, and are to be sold at his Shops at Saint Clements Church, ouer-against Essex House, and at Westminster Hall. 1620.

Paratextual Material

To the Reader: couplet addressed to readers [π2v]
Character List: "Actorum Nomina" [π2v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Stansby, William
Publisher: Meighen, Richard
Imprint Location: X.17 (Westminster - Westminster Hall); X.2 (Strand / Drury Lane - St. Clement Danes Church)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Oct 17, 1619: Entered to Richard Meighen: "A Comedy called Swetnam the woemen hater, Arraign'd by woemen."