DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1634 Heywood, Thomas; Brome, Richard The Late Lancashire Witches

Reference Information

DEEP #: 837
Greg #: 494a
STC/Wing #: 13373
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Topical Play
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 42
Date of First Publication: 1634
Date of First Production: 1634
Company of First Production: King's Men
Company Attribution: King's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: The late Lancashire WITCHES. A well received Comedy,
Performance: lately Acted at the Globe on the Banke-side, by the Kings Majesties Actors.
Latin Motto: Aut prodesse solent, aut delectare.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by Thomas Harper for Benjamin Fisher, and are to be sold at his Shop at the Signe of the Talbot, without Aldersgate. 1634.

Paratextual Material

Other Paratexts: "Song. II. Act." [L4r]

Stationer Information

Printer: Harper, Thomas
Publisher: Fisher, Benjamin
Imprint Location: F.2 (Aldersgate Without - Aldersgate St.)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Oct 28, 1634: Entered to Benjamin Fisher: "a Play called The Witches of Lancasheire &c".
Mar 27, 1637: Transferred from Benjamin Fisher to Robert Young (by deed of marriage): "The witches of Lancasheire the play."
Jun 14, 1642: Transferred from Robert Young to Miles Flesher (a half interest): "The witches of Lancasheire the play."
Jul 22, 1644: Transferred from Robert Young decd. to James Young (his part): "(Salvo iure cuiuscunque) ... [his part] of the Witches of Lancasheire. a play."