DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1640 Sharpe, Lewis The Noble Stranger

Reference Information

DEEP #: 984
Greg #: 597a
STC/Wing #: 22377
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragicomedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 36
Date of First Publication: 1640
Date of First Production: 1639 [1638-1640]
Company of First Production: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Company Attribution: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: THE NOBLE Stranger.
Author: The Author, L. S.
Performance: As it was Acted at the Private House in Salisbury Court, by her Maiesties Servants.
Latin Motto: [in single column] Hor. Lenius irritant animos demissa per aures, | Quàm quæ sunt oculis commissa fidelibus ———
Imprint: Imprinted at London by I. O. for Iames Becket, and are to be sold at his shop at the Inner Temple gate, in Fleet-streete. 1640.

Paratextual Material

Dedication: "The Epistle Dedicatory" to: Edmund Williams (knight); from: Lewis Sharpe [A3r]
Commendatory Verses: 1: by "Richard Woolfall" [A4r]
Character List: "The Actors Names" [A2r]

Stationer Information

Printer: Okes, John
Publisher: Becket, James
Imprint Location: W.11 (Fleet St. - Inner Temple / Temple Church)
Entries in Stationers' Register: None