Hercules, Parts 1 and 2

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Playlists in Philip Henslowe's diary


Fol. 11v (Greg I.22)
ye 7 of maye 1595 . . . . . . . . . ne . . Rd at the firste ꝑte of herculous . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iijl xiijs


Fol. 12v (Greg I.24)
ye 20 of maye 1595 Rd at hercolas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iijl ixs
ye 23 of maye 1595 . . . . . ne . . Rd at 2 ꝑ of hercolas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iijl xs
ye 27 of maye 1595 Rd at j ꝑte of herculos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iil
ye 28 of maye 1595 Rd at 2 ꝑte of herculas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iijl ijs
ye 12 of June 1595 Rd at the j ꝑt of herculos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iijl js
ye 13 of June 1595 Rd at the 2 ꝑt of herculos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iijl ijs
ye 1 of septmbʒ 1595 ————— Rd at j ꝑte of hercvlos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iijl iiijs
ye 2 of septmbʒ 1595 Rd at 2 ꝑte of hercvlos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iijl


Fol. 13 (Greg I.25)
ye 22 of septmbʒ 1595 ————— Rd at j ꝑte of herculos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xxxjs
ye 23 of septmbʒ 1595 Rd at 2 ꝑt of herculos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xxiijs
ye 12 of octobʒ 1595 ————— Rd at j ꝑte of herculos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xxixs
ye 13 of octobʒ 1595 ————— Rd at 2 ꝑte of herculus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xxvs
ye 25 of octobʒ 1595 ————— Rd at j ꝑte of herculos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xxxijs
ye 2 of novmbʒ 1595 ————— Rd at the 2 ꝑt of hercolas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xxviijs


Fol. 14 (Greg, I. 27)
ye 24 of novmbʒ 1595 ————— Rd at j herculos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xxs
ye 25 of novmbʒ 1595 Rd at 2 ꝑt of herculos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xvjs

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