DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1633 Heywood, Thomas The English Traveller

Reference Information

DEEP #: 821
Greg #: 484a
STC/Wing #: 13315
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragicomedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 40
Date of First Publication: 1633
Date of First Production: c.1627
Company of First Production: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Company Attribution: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Author: Written by THOMAS HEYWOOD.
Performance: AS IT HATH BEENE Publikely acted at the COCK-PIT in Drury-lane: By Her Maiesties seruants.
Latin Motto: Aut prodesse solent, aut delectare————
Illustration: Woodcut on title page of a man carrying pike and shield
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by Robert Raworth: dwelling in Old Fish-street, neere Saint Mary Maudlins Church. 1633.

Paratextual Material

Dedication: "The Epistle Dedicatorie" to: Henry Appleton, 2nd Baronet; from: Thomas Heywood [A2r]
To the Reader: "To the Reader" signed "Thomas Heywood" [A3r]
Character List: "Dramatis Personæ" [A1v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Raworth, Robert
Imprint Location: S.1 (Thames St. 2 - St. Mary Magdalen's Church)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Jul 15, 1633: Entered to Nicholas Okes: "a Comedy called the Traveller by Mr Heywood".