DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1640 Shirley, James The Coronation

Reference Information

DEEP #: 945
Greg #: 572a
STC/Wing #: 22440
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: 1640
Date of First Production: 1635 [licensed for stage, Feb 6]
Company of First Production: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Company Attribution: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Author: Written by John Fletcher. Gent.
Performance: As it was presented by her Majesties Servants at the private House in Drury Lane.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by Tho. Cotes, for Andrew Crooke, and William Cooke. and are to be sold at the signe of the Greene Dragon, in Pauls Church-yard. 1640.

Paratextual Material

Character List: "The Actors Names" [A1v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Cotes, Thomas
Publisher: Cooke, William; Crooke, Andrew (1)
Imprint Location: A.3 (Paul's Churchyard - Northeast)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Apr 25, 1639: Entered to Andrew Crooke (1) and William Cooke: "these five playes vidlt ... The Coronation".