Predor and Lucia
Entries from the Revels accounts for 1573/4 include:
Predor : & Lucia. played by Therle of Leicesters servauntes vpon Saint stevens daye at nighte at whitehall aforesaid.
Regarding production expenses and props, the Revels accounts mention holly, ivy, and artificial fish:
Iohn Caro for mony to him due for sundry percells Holly & Ivye for the play predor . . . . . ffyshes Cownterfete for the same viz. whiting, playce, Mackerel, &c.
(Feuillerat 193, 203)
The Acts of the Privy Council under the subheading
At Westminster, the viiith of Januarie, 1573 list a payment of £13.6.8d (fee) and £6.13.4d (reward) to Leicester’s Men for their court performances of Predor and Lucia and Mamillia:
A warrant to the Thresourer of the Chamber to pay to therle of Leicester’s players, for two several plaies before the Queen’s Majestie, xiijli vjs viijd ; and by way of reward for their charges, &c., vjli xiijs iiijd.