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== Probably Genre(s)  ==
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Tragedy (Harbage); Domestic tragedyTaming of a Shrew


== Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues  ==
== Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues  ==

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Ben Jonson, Thomas Dekker (1599)

Historical Records

Henslowe’s Diary

F. 63v (Greg I.110)

Lent vnto wm Borne alles birde the 10 of
aguste 1599 to Lend vnto bengemyne Johnsone
& Thomas deckers in earneste of ther boocke
wch they [are] awrittenge called pagge of p[le]moth the some ... xxxxs

F. 64 (Greg I.111)
Lent vnto wm Birde Thomas downton & Jewbey
the 25 of aguste 1599 to paye in fulle payment
for A Boocke called the lamentable tragedie
of pagge of plemoth the some of ... vjli

Lent vnto Jewbey & thomas towne the 12 of
Septmb[er] 1599 to bye wemen gownes for page
of plemoth the some of ... xli

Theatrical Provenance

These payments were made by members of the Admiral’s Men for their upcoming season at the Rose playhouse. The company moved to the newly built Fortune sometime in the fall of 1600, but in 1599 they were still at the Rose. They had new neighbors: in the fall of 1599 the Chamberlain's Men moved into their newly built playhouse, the Globe, across the street from the Rose on Maid Lane.

Probably Genre(s)

Tragedy (Harbage); Domestic tragedyTaming of a Shrew

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