Two Kings in a Cottage

William Bonen (1623)

Historical Records

Dramatic Records of Sir Henry Herbert

J. O. Halliwell-Phillips transcribed a number of Sir Henry Herbert's licensing records and compiled them in various scrapbooks now held at the Folger Shakespeare Library. Amongst them is the following transcription of plays, which includes:

For the Palsgraves Players         November

A new Tragedye called 2 kings in a cottage written by Bowen this
19th 1623 __ 1li.

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(Folger Shakespeare Library, MS W.b.156 ("Fortune"), p149. Reproduced by permission of the Folger Shakespeare Library)

Theatrical Provenance

Palsgrave's Men at the Fortune.

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