DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1622 May, Thomas The Heir

Reference Information

DEEP #: 706
Greg #: 384a
STC/Wing #: 17713
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 36
Date of First Publication: 1622
Date of First Production: 1620
Company of First Production: Red Bull (Revels) Company (first)
Company Attribution: Red Bull (Revels) Company (first)
Total Editions: 2 quartos

Title-Page Features

Author: Writren by T. M. Gent.
Performance: As it was lately Acted by the Company of the Reuels.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by B. A. for Thomas Iones, and are to bee sold at his shop in Chancery-lane, ouer-against the Roles, and in Westminster Hall. 1622.

Paratextual Material

Commendatory Verses: 1: by "Thomas Carew" [A3r]
Character List: "The Names of the Actors" [A4r]

Stationer Information

Printer: Alsop, Bernard
Publisher: Jones, Thomas (2)
Imprint Location: X.17 (Westminster - Westminster Hall); W.10e (Fleet St. - Chancery Lane near Rolls)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Oct 24, 1633: Transferred from Thomas Jones (2) to Augustine Mathewes: "The Heyre by mr. May".