Madman's Morris, The

Thomas Dekker, Michael Drayton, and Robert Wilson (1598)

Historical Records

Payments to Playwrights (Henslowe's Diary)

F.47 (Greg 1.89)

pd vnto mr willsone & mr deckers in fulle payment }
of a boocke called the mad manes moris the 10 of } xxxxs
July 1598 the some of . . . . . . . . . . . . }

Payments for Properties (Henslowe's Diary)

F.48 (Greg 1.91)

Lent vnto wm borne the 25 of July 1598 to by }
a sewte of satten for the playe of the made } iiijll xiijs 4d
manes moris the some of . . . . . . . . . . }

Henslowe Papers

Greg, Papers, 121:

Under Henslowe's title, A Note of all suche bookes as belong to the Stocke, and such as I have bought since the 3d of March 1598, is:
Mad mans morris.

Theatrical Provenance

The Admiral's men acquired the full book and paid for properties for "The Madman's Morris" by late July 1598, suggesting a likely performance or performances shortly thereafter; the company was at the Rose at this time.

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