DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1639 Dekker, Thomas; Middleton, Thomas The Bloody Banquet

Reference Information

DEEP #: 938
Greg #: 567a
STC/Wing #: 6181
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Boys Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 30
Date of First Publication: 1639
Date of First Production: 1608 [1608-1609]
Company of First Production: Unknown
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Author: BY T. D.
Latin Motto: Hector adest secumque Does in prælia ducit. Nos hæc novimus esse nihil.
Imprint: LONDON Printed by Thomas Cotes. 1639.

Paratextual Material

Character List: "Dramatis Personæ" [A1v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Cotes, Thomas
Entries in Stationers' Register: None
Additional Notes: Thomas Middleton and Early Modern Textual Culture attributes the play to Dekker and Middleton and dates the first production to 1608-1609; Annals attributes it to "T. D." and dates it to 1639 [c.1617-1639].