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Historical Records

Merton College Register, f.347 (REED Oxford 1.146):

Comoedia.

Tertio die Ianuarij acta est Wylie beguylie Comoedia anglica, nocte, In ædibus 
Custodis, per scolares, praesentibus vicecustode, magistris, baccalaureis cum 
omnibus domesticis et nonnullis extraneis: meritò Laudandi rectè agendo prae
se tulerunt summam spem.

Theatrical Provenance

Performed at Merton College, Oxford in the Warden's lodgings, on January 3, 1567.

Probable Genre(s)

Comedy, fable

Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues

Information welcome.

References to the Play

Only the Merton College reference.

Critical Commentary

Boas, p.157. See also Wiggins #441.

For What It's Worth

Information welcome.

Works Cited

Boas.