Conquest of Brute, Parts 1 and 2

John Day, Henry Chettle (1598)

Historical Records


To playwrights in Philip Henslowe's diary

Fol. 49 (Greg I.93)

Lent the company the 30 of July 1598 to
bye a Boocke of John daye called the con
queste of brute wth the first fyndinge of the
bathe the some of….. xxxxs

Fol. 50 (Greg I.95)

Lent vnto hary cheattell the 8 of [aguste] 1598
in earneste of a Boocke called Brute
the some of………………………………. ixs
Lent vnto hary cheattell the 9 of [aguste] septmbȝ 1598 in
earneste of a Bocke called Brute at the
a poyntment of Johne synger the some of…..... xxs
Lent vnto hary cheattell the 16 of septmbȝ 1598
in earneste of a Boocke called Brute………vs

Fol. 51 (Greg I.97)

Lent vnto the companey the 12 of octobȝ 1598
to geve harey cheattell in parte of payment for
<for> his playe called Brutte some of…. xs
Layde owt for the company the 18 of octobȝ
1598 for a boocke called Brutte the
some of to harey chettell……. iijll
Lent vnto the company the 22 of octobȝ 1598 to
paye harey cheattell for his boocke called Brute
in fulle payment the some of………… ls

For apparel in Philip Henslowe's diary

Fol. 52v (Greg 1.100)

dd vnto same Rowley the 12 desembȝ 1598
to bye diuers thinges for to macke cottes
for gyants in brvtte the some of… xxiiijs

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