DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1638 Ford, John The Fancies Chaste and Noble

Reference Information

DEEP #: 883
Greg #: 532a
STC/Wing #: 11159
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 42
Date of First Publication: 1638
Date of First Production: 1635 [1635-1636]
Company of First Production: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Company Attribution: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto (bibliographically independent and in collection)

Title-Page Features

Title: THE FANCIES, Chast and Noble: [var.: "FANCIES Chaste"]
Performance: PRESENTED BY THE QUEENES Maiesties Servants, At the PHOENIX in Drury-lane.
Latin Motto: FIDE HONOR.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by E. P. for Henry Seile, and are to be sold at his shop, at the Tygers Head in Fleetstreet, over-against Saint Dunstans Church. 1638.

Paratextual Material

Dedication: "The Epistle Dedicatorie" to: Randal MacDonnell, Marquess of Antrim; from: John Ford [a1r]
Commendatory Verses: 1: by "Edw. Greenfield" [a2r]

Stationer Information

Printer: Purslowe, Elizabeth
Publisher: Seile, Henry
Imprint Location: W.9 (Fleet St. - St. Dunstan's Church / Clifford's Inn)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Feb 3, 1638: Entered to Henry Seile: "a Play called the ffancies by Io: fford".