DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1639 Fletcher, John; Massinger, Philip; Chapman, George (?); Field, Nathan (?); Jonson, Ben (?) The Bloody Brother (Rollo, Duke of Normandy)

Reference Information

DEEP #: 935
Greg #: 565a
STC/Wing #: 11064
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 40
Date of First Publication: 1639
Date of First Production: 1617 [revised 1627-1630]
Company of First Production: King's Men
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 2 quartos

Title-Page Features

Author: By B. J. F.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by R. Bishop, for Thomas Allott, and Iohn Crook, and are to be sold in Pauls Churchyard, at the signe of the Greyhound 1639. [var.: "Chutyard,"]

Paratextual Material

Character List: "Drammatis personæ" [A3r]
Other Paratexts: "The drinking Song, to the second Act" [A3v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Bishop, Richard
Publisher: Allott, Thomas; Crooke, John (1)
Imprint Location: A.3 (Paul's Churchyard - Northeast)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Oct 4, 1639: Entered to John Crooke (1) and Richard Sergier (2): "A Tragedy called The Bloody Brother. by I: B:".