DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1641 Burnell, Henry Landgartha

Reference Information

DEEP #: 990
Greg #: 604a
STC/Wing #: B5751
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragicomedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 38
Date of First Publication: 1641
Date of First Production: 1640 [1639-1640]
Company of First Production: Ogilby's Men
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: Landgartha. A Tragie-Comedy,
Author: Written by H. B.
Performance: as it was presented in the new Theater in Dublin, with good applause, being an Ancient story,
Latin Motto: HORAT. Hunc socci cepere pedem, gradesq; cothurni.
Imprint: Printed at Dublin Anno 1641.

Paratextual Material

Dedication: "The Epistle Dedicatorie" to: "all faire, indifferent faire, vertuous, that are not faire and magnanimous Ladies"; from: Henry Burnell [A2r]
Commendatory Verses: 4: by "Eleonora Burnell" (2); "Io. Bermingham"; "Philippus Patricius" [A3r]
To the Reader: Note on objectors to ending of play [K1v]
Character List: "The persons of the Play" [A1v]
Other Paratexts: "This Play was first Acted on S. Patricks day, 1639. with the allowance of the Master of Revels" [K1v]

Stationer Information

Printer: [unknown]
Imprint Location: Dublin
Entries in Stationers' Register: None