DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1638 Heywood, Thomas The Wise Woman of Hogsdon

Reference Information

DEEP #: 889
Greg #: 535a
STC/Wing #: 13370
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: 1638
Date of First Production: c.1604(?)
Company of First Production: Queen Anne's Men
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: The Wise-woman of HOGSDON. A COMEDIE.
Author: Written by THO: HEYWOOD.
Performance: As it hath been sundry times Acted with great Applause.
Latin Motto: Aut prodesse solent, aut Delectare——
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by M. P. for Henry Shephard, and are to be sold at his Shop in Chancerie-Lane, at the Signe of the Bible, between Serjeants-Inne and Fleet-street. 1638. [var.: "of The Bible,"]

Paratextual Material

Commendatory Verses: 1: by "Samuel King" [I4v]
Character List: "Drammatis Personæ" [A1v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Parsons, Marmaduke
Publisher: Shepherd, Henry
Imprint Location: W.10b (Fleet St. - Chancery Lane End)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Mar 12, 1638: Entered to Henry Shepherd: "a Play called The Wise woman of Hogsden by Tho: Haywood".