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== Theatrical Provenance ==
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The Admiral's Men began payments to William Haughton on The Poor Man's Paradise in August 1599 early in their fall season at the Rose; across the way on Maid Lane, the Chamberlain's Men were underway with their fall season at the newly opened Globe.
  
 
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== Probable Genre(s) ==
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Comedy (?) (Harbage)
  
 
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== Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues ==
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== Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues ==
  
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None known.
  
 
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== References to the Play ==
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== References to the Play ==
  
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None known.  
 
 
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== Critical Commentary ==
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== Critical Commentary ==
  
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Greg says that "[n]othing is known of this play" (II.205, Item #181).
  
 
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== For What It's Worth ==
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== For What It's Worth ==
  
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Knutson lists the play as probably completed, on the basis of Henslowe's wording "for his Boocke" in the payment on 25 August 1599 (37n).
  
 
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== Keywords ==
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William Haughton  
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William Haughton, Partial payments [[category: Partial payments]]
  
 
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== Works Cited ==
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== Works Cited ==
  
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Knutson,  
  
 
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Revision as of 12:26, 7 November 2009

William Haughton (1599)


Historical Records

Henslowe's Diary

F. 63v (Greg I.110)

Lent vnto Thomas downton the 20 aguste
1599 to lend vnto hawghton in earnest of a
Boocke called the poore manes paradice the some of ... xiijs


F. 64 (Greg I.111)

Lent vnto Thomas downton the 25 aguste
1599 to paye [harey chettell] Thomas hawton for his Boocke
called the poore manes paradice the some of ... xvijs



Theatrical Provenance

The Admiral's Men began payments to William Haughton on The Poor Man's Paradise in August 1599 early in their fall season at the Rose; across the way on Maid Lane, the Chamberlain's Men were underway with their fall season at the newly opened Globe.


Probable Genre(s)

Comedy (?) (Harbage)


Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues

None known.


References to the Play

None known.

Critical Commentary

Greg says that "[n]othing is known of this play" (II.205, Item #181).


For What It's Worth

Knutson lists the play as probably completed, on the basis of Henslowe's wording "for his Boocke" in the payment on 25 August 1599 (37n).


Keywords

William Haughton, Partial payments


Works Cited

Knutson,


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