DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1634 Fletcher, John; Shakespeare, William The Two Noble Kinsmen

Reference Information

DEEP #: 835
Greg #: 492a
STC/Wing #: 11075
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragicomedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 46
Date of First Publication: 1634
Date of First Production: 1613 [1613-1614]
Company of First Production: King's Men
Company Attribution: King's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Author: Written by the memorable Worthies of their time; { Mr. John Fletcher, and | Mr. William Shakspeare. } Gent.
Performance: Presented at the Blackfriers by the Kings Maiesties servants, with great applause:
Imprint: Printed at London by Tho. Cotes, for Iohn Waterson: and are to be sold at the signe of the Crowne in Pauls Church-yard. 1634.

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Stationer Information

Printer: Cotes, Thomas
Publisher: Waterson, John
Imprint Location: A.5 (Paul's Churchyard - Cheap Gate Area)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Apr 8, 1634: Entered to John Waterson: "a TragiComedy called the two noble kinsmen by Io: ffletcher & Wm. Shakespeare".
Oct 31, 1646: Transferred from John Waterson to Humphrey Moseley: "these Playes following (vizt) ... The Noble kinsman ... by Mr fflesher".