DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1640 Shirley, James 1 Saint Patrick for Ireland

Reference Information

DEEP #: 979
Greg #: 593a
STC/Wing #: 22455
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Neo-miracle
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 36
Date of First Publication: 1640
Date of First Production: 1639 [c.1637-1640]
Company of First Production: Ogilby's Men; Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 quarto (bibliographically independent and in collection)
Also appears in collection: Two Plays (1657)

Title-Page Features

Title: St. PATRICK FOR IRELAND. The first Part.
Author: Written by James Shirley.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by J. Raworth, for R. Whitaker. 1640.

Paratextual Material

Character List: "The names of the Actors" [A2v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Raworth, John
Publisher: Whitaker, Richard
Entries in Stationers' Register: Apr 28, 1640: Entered to Richard Whitaker: "two Playes vizt. St. Patrick for Ireland. ... by Iames Shirley".