Payments to Playwrights (Henslowe’s Diary)
F. 106v (Greg I.168)
Lent ^ vnto bengemy Johnsone at the a poyntment of E Alleyn } & wm birde the 22 of June 1602 } in earneste of a Boocke called Richard } xli crockbacke & for new adicyons for } Jeronymo the some of }
Presumably performed by the Admiral's Men at the Fortune, possibly in late summer 1602, although the lack of evidence makes it impossible to ascertain whether the play was indeed ever completed or performed.
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Donaldson (183) suggests that the play may have never been completed or performed, possibly because of Jonson's illness.
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