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  • 13:18, 14 September 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Dragons (Created page with "Dragons were popular villains in early modern drama, no doubt in part influenced by the legend of St. George and the dragon.")
  • 15:21, 13 September 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:F. G. Fleay (Created page with "Frederick Gard Fleay, 1831-1909, was known (and often mocked) in his own time as "the industrious Fleay," and his scholarly output proves his contemporaries to be right on bot...")
  • 13:17, 13 September 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Edmond Malone (Created page with "Edmond Malone is the original scholar to have seen the diary of Philip Henslowe and included material from it in his own ''Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare'' in 1790 (vo...")
  • 11:51, 22 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Soldier of Fortune (Created page with "Soldiers of Fortune, often called "mercenaries," were perceived as professional warriors who could be hired to improve an army in size and quality.<br>")
  • 12:23, 11 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Inventories (Created page with "This category flags those entries in Henslowe's documents that identify costumes, properties, and playbooks in the inventory taken by Henslowe and dated by him as 1598. W. W....")
  • 11:06, 11 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Arthur, King of England (Created page with "{{Play |isStub=No |isSparse=Yes |dramatists=Hathway, Richard |year=1598 |venue=Rose |company=Category:Admiral's |themes=English history; English kings |probableGenres=Pseudo-h...")
  • 16:20, 8 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Usury (Created page with "In a society without many ways to borrow money that weren't predatory, usury was common.<br><br>")
  • 16:12, 8 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Women (Created page with "Major parts for women are sometimes implied by the evidence of those plays' existence.<br><br>")
  • 16:10, 8 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Witness (Created page with "There are occasionally eyewitnesses to important events in theater history.<br><br>")
  • 16:04, 8 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:William Rowley (Created page with "William Rowley was a dramatist in the late Elizabethan/early Jackbean period who was associated with Queen Anne's men in 1607; by 1625 he had joined the King's men. He wrote p...")
  • 11:37, 8 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Robert Beeston (Created page with "Robert Beeston was a player with Queen Anne's men from 1603 to 1617, according to documents of the company.<br><br>")
  • 11:32, 8 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Pseudo-history (Created page with "Some lost plays appear to have historical sources but are largely fiction.<br><br>")
  • 11:28, 8 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Plot details (Created page with "For a few lost plays, plot details exist in various documents.")
  • 14:08, 6 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Portugal (Created page with "The country of Portugal turned up occasionally in early modern plays.<br><br>")
  • 14:00, 6 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Munday, Anthony (Created page with "See the page for Anthony Monday to construct a list more nearly complete of the lost plays associated with this dramatist. <br><br>")
  • 13:56, 6 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Daborne, Robert (Created page with "See the page for Robert Daborne for a more nearly complete list of the lost plays associated with this dramatist. <br><br>")
  • 13:54, 6 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:James Holt (Created page with "A player named James Holt was a member of Queen Anne's company in the Jacobean period, 1603-1619. <br><br>")
  • 13:52, 6 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Income inequality (Created page with "Income inequality is a theme of plays with this category tag.")
  • 13:26, 6 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Hathway, Richard (Created page with "See the page for Richard Hathway to assemble a more nearly accurate list of Hathway's plays in this database. <br><br>")
  • 13:24, 6 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Day, John (Created page with "See the page for John Day for a more nearly complete list of John Day as dramatist of lost plays. <br><br>")
  • 11:58, 4 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Chettle, Henry (Created page with "See also the category tag, "Henry Chettle," for a more nearly complete list of Chettle's plays on this site.<br><br>")
  • 11:30, 4 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Jonson, Ben (Created page with "See also the category tag, "Ben Jonson," for Jonson's presence on this site. <br><br>")
  • 10:49, 4 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Dekker, Thomas (Created page with "See the page for "Thomas Dekker" to locate more instances of Dekker's authorship on this website. <br><br>")
  • 16:52, 3 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Drayton, Michael (Created page with "See the category tag for Michael Drayton.<br>")
  • 10:23, 2 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Worse Afeared Than Hurt (Created page with "{{Play |isStub=No |isSparse=No |dramatists=Dekker, Thomas; Drayton, Michael |year=1598 |venue=Rose |wigginsNo=1146 |gregNo=θ |attribution=Roslyn L. Knutson }} == Historical R...")
  • 12:16, 1 August 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Woman's Tragedy, The (Created page with "{{Play |isStub=No |isSparse=No |dramatists=Chettle, Henry |year=1598 |venue=Rose |company=Category:Admiral's |probableGenres=Tragedy |contributors=Category:Roslyn L. Knutson |...")
  • 13:04, 29 July 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Tragedy (Created page with ""Tragedy" as a specialized designation of theatrical offerings was not consistently defined by classical example. Nonetheless, death and the fall from positions of power were...")
  • 10:46, 25 July 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Tis No Deceit to Deceive the Deceiver (Created page with "{{Play |isStub=No |isSparse=No |dramatists=Chettle, Henry |year=1598 |venue=Rose |themes=Henslowe's records |probableGenres=Comedy? |contributors=Roslyn L. Knutson |wigginsNo=...")
  • 13:18, 19 July 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page World Runs on Wheels, or All Fools but the Fool (Created page with "{{Play |isStub=No |isSparse=No |venue=Rose |probableGenres=Comedy |wigginsNo=#1189 |gregNo=θ |attribution=Roslyn L. Knutson }} == Historical Records == == Theatrical Pro...")
  • 12:34, 19 July 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Chapman, George (Created page with "George Chapman, 1559?-1634, was a scholar, poet, and playwright. As poet he is perhaps best known now for the addition to Christopher Marlowe's ''Hero and Leander''; he also p...")
  • 11:34, 18 July 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Fount(ain) of New Fashions, The (Created page with "{{Play |isStub=No |isSparse=No |dramatists=Chapman, George |year=1598 |venue=Rose |themes=Women |probableGenres=Comedy (Harbage) |wigginsNo=#1156 |gregNo=θ |attribution=Rosly...")
  • 13:39, 15 July 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page The Miller (Created page with "{{Play |isStub=No |isSparse=Yes |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1598 |venue=Rose |company=Category:Admiral's |probableGenres=Comedy? |wigginsNo=#1104 |gregNo=#128 |attri...")
  • 10:15, 8 July 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Troy (Created page with "{{Play |isStub=No |isSparse=Yes |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1596 |venue=Rose |probableGenres=Classical legend |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslowe's Dia...")
  • 11:20, 7 July 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Burton, Robert (Created page with "Robert Burton (1577-1640) is best known as the author of ''The Anatomy of Melancholy'', 1641. An Oxford scholar, he is said to have written a play on the occasion of a royal v...")
  • 11:07, 7 July 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Anon. Play Titles A (Created page with "The Wiki software flags plays listed under "Anon. Play Titles A" as anonymous (no known author); these plays should also appear with the category tag, "Anon."")
  • 11:04, 7 July 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Anon. (Created page with "Plays marked as "Anon." have no confirmable dramatists' names associated with them.")
  • 16:41, 4 April 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:B samme (Created page with ""b samme" is the inscription given to an apparently boy ("b" for "boy") player named Sam by whoever annotated the plot of "Dead Man's Fortune."")
  • 18:49, 19 March 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Robert Goughe (Created page with "Robert Gough (Go) ...")
  • 18:49, 19 March 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Nicholas Tooley (Created page with "Nicholas Tooley ...")
  • 18:48, 19 March 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Alexander Cooke (Created page with "Alexander Cooke ...")
  • 18:47, 19 March 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Belt (Created page with "Thomas Belt (Belte) ...")
  • 18:46, 19 March 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Goodale (Created page with "Thomas Goodale ...")
  • 14:10, 18 March 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Robert Pallant (Created page with "Robert Pallant cannot be documented with a specific company of players until 1602, when he turns up in connection with Worcester's men. Henslowe's diary is the record of this...")
  • 12:28, 18 March 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Holland (Created page with "John Holland turns up in several theatrical records, but very little is known of his personal life. The most solid evidence of his life as a player is his name in the plot of...")
  • 10:11, 17 March 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Sincler (Created page with "John Sincler")
  • 10:51, 15 March 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Duke (Created page with "John Duke first appears in theatrical records in connection with players' parts (see '''Roles''', below). '''Roles'''<br> Seven Deadly Sins, The|2 The Seven Deadly Sins...")
  • 12:23, 7 March 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Richard Cowley (Created page with "Richard Cowley")
  • 13:12, 4 March 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:William Pavy (Created page with "William Pavy appears in theater records due to the plot of "2 Fortune's Tennis." Greg assigned him to the part of Boniface in 1907 (WorksCited|Greg, ''Papers'', APX. II, p....")
  • 12:05, 4 March 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Will (Created page with "The name "Will" shows up in several plots, and it is theater historians' best guess as to how many boy players the name represents. The "Will" in "Frederick and Basilea|Fred...")
  • 16:19, 2 March 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Pig (Created page with "Apprenticed to Edward Alleyn from at least 1593, John Pig (also "Pyk") is named in one of the favorite documents known to theater historians, the exchange of letters between J...")
  • 15:52, 2 March 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Robert Ledbeter (Created page with "Robert Ledbetter (Ledbeter) was a member of the Admiral's men in 1597 when the company performed "Frederick and Basilea"; he was cast as Pedro. He wa...")
  • 15:21, 2 March 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Edward Dutton (Created page with "Edward Dutton turns up in theatrical records as a player with the Admiral's men when they performed "Frederick and Basilea" in 1597. His part, Philip...")
  • 13:57, 1 March 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Hunt (Created page with "Thomas Hunt")
  • 18:05, 28 February 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Charles Massey (Created page with "Charles Massey turns up initially in Philip Henslowe's diary as a player and later as a dramatist. He is listed ("Charles") with other members of the Admiral's men on 14 Decem...")
  • 13:00, 28 February 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Griffin (Created page with " Griffin appears in the plot of "Frederick and Basiliea in one part, Athanasia. The implied story line of the plot implies that Griffin was a boy pla...")
  • 12:52, 28 February 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Black Dick (Created page with "Black Dick appears in plots only for "Frederick and Basilea." Judging by his parts, he was an adult and thus a hired man. He played "a servant, a guard, a messenger, a confede...")
  • 15:28, 25 February 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Robert Tailor (Created page with "Robert Tailor played bit parts for the Admiral's men, c. 1597-1601. His name appears in the plot of "2 Fortune's Tennis," but it is struck through; he played an attendant, a F...")
  • 12:52, 22 February 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Jack Gregory (Created page with "According to Nungizer, Jack Gregory appeared in the plot of "1 Tamar Cham" in the parts of "Tarmia's child and as Heron." <br><br> ====Works Cited==== <div style="padding-l...")
  • 12:35, 22 February 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Will Barne (Created page with "Will Barne <br><br> ====Works Cited==== <div style="padding-left: 2em; text-indent: -2em">Nungezer, Edwin. ''A Dictionary of Actors''. New York: Greenwood Press, 1968 (o...")
  • 12:33, 22 February 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Parsons (Created page with "Thomas Parsons <div style="padding-left: 2em; text-indent: -2em">Nungezer, Edwin. ''A Dictionary of Actors''. New York: Greenwood Press, 1968 (orig. Yale University Pres...")
  • 12:32, 22 February 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Marbeck (Created page with "Thomas Marbeck was a player with the Admiral's men in 1602, according to the plot of "1 Tamar Cham." He played bit parts including "a nobleman, Pontus, attendant, hostage, gua...")
  • 12:02, 22 February 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:William Parr (Created page with "William Parr was a player with the Admiral's men in 1602. According to the plot of "1 Tamar Cham," he played "a nobleman, a scout, an attendant, a trumpet, a guard, and a Boha...")
  • 11:53, 22 February 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Richard Juby (Dick) (Created page with "Richard (or Dick) Juby was a player with the Admiral's men in 1602 when he played multiple parts in the revival of "1 Tamar Cham" according to the surviving plot. Those parts...")
  • 14:36, 17 February 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Ralph Hancock (Created page with "Ralph Hancock was a bookseller in London, c. 1580-95. His shop was near St. Giles' Church, without Cripplegate. Another play with which he is associated as bookseller in Georg...")
  • 13:08, 1 February 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Robert Shaa (Created page with "Robert Shaa (Shaw, Shawe) appears in theatrical records on 4 October 1598 in connection with the redemption of a Riche clocke frome pane" that was in the stock of "m<sup>r</su...")
  • 12:14, 25 January 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:William Birde (Created page with "William Bird (also Birde, Borne, Bvrde, Burde, and Byrd) He ais one of the players in Shakespeare's time about which a great deal is known, not only as a professional player b...")
  • 16:59, 17 January 2022 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Doctors (Created page with "The doctor is an ubiquitous character in many early modern plays. He might be a comic figure such as Doctor Pinch in ''The Comedy of Errors'', a genuine healer such as the doc...")
  • 15:07, 9 December 2021 Rlknutson talk contribs created page John of Gaunt (Created page with "{{Play |isStub=No |isSparse=No |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1594 |gregNo=θ }} == Historical Records == == Theatrical Provenance == == Probable Genre(s) ==...")
  • 13:40, 9 December 2021 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Stationers' Register (Created page with "The Stationers' Register is next only to the diary of Philip Henslowe in recording the names of plays now lost. Its volumes may be found online on the "Works Cited" page of th...")
  • 13:08, 9 December 2021 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Robin Hood and Little John (Created page with "{{Play |isStub=No |isSparse=No |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1594 |venue=Category:Unknown |documentarySources=Stationers' Register |wigginsNo=868 |gregNo=θ 13 }} == H...")
  • 16:22, 12 March 2021 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Anthony Munday (Created page with "Anthony Munday was a prolific playwright in the early modern period. A few years older than Shakespeare, he was more a free-lance dramatist than company-affiliated, though the...")
  • 16:18, 12 March 2021 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Henry Burnell (Created page with "Henry Burnell was a playwright in England in the 1630s.")
  • 13:25, 7 March 2021 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Wonder of a Woman, The (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1595 |venue=Rose |company=Admiral's |probableGenres=Comedy |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslowe's Diary) |wigginsNo=#...")
  • 16:22, 23 February 2021 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Olympio and Eugenio (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1595 |venue=Rose |company=Admiral's |probableGenres=Unknown |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslowe's Diary) |wigginsNo=...")
  • 16:19, 23 February 2021 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Seleo and Olympo (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1595 |venue=Rose |company=Admiral's |probableGenres=Unknown |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslowe's Diary) |wigginsNo=...")
  • 16:08, 18 February 2021 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Hercules, Parts 1 and 2 (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1595 |venue=Rose |company=Admiral's |probableGenres=Classical legend |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslowe's Diary) |w...")
  • 15:39, 17 February 2021 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Barnardo and Fiammetta (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1595 |venue=Rose |company=Admiral's |probableGenres=Romance |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslowe's Diary) |wigginsNo=...")
  • 10:35, 10 February 2021 Rlknutson talk contribs created page French Comedy, The (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1595 |venue=Rose |company=Admiral's |probableGenres=Comedy |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslowe's Diary) |wigginsNo=#...")
  • 13:00, 9 February 2021 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Henry V (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1595 |venue=Rose |company=Admiral's |probableGenres=History |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslowe's Diary) |wigginsNo=...")
  • 16:04, 5 February 2021 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Toy to Please Chaste Ladies, A (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1595 |venue=Rose |company=Admiral's |probableGenres=Comedy |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslowe's Diary) |wigginsNo=#...")
  • 14:29, 29 January 2021 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Antony and Vallia (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1595 |venue=Rose |company=Admiral's |themes=Category:Unknown |probableGenres=Romance |documentarySources=Performance Records (Hens...")
  • 12:43, 7 January 2021 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Mack, The (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1595 |venue=Rose |company=Admiral's |themes=Henslowe's records |probableGenres=Comedy? (Harbage) |documentarySources=Performance R...")
  • 13:09, 25 December 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Costumes (Created page with "This category tags those lost plays that were special in some sense because of a character's costume. Also it includes those plays for which Philip Henslowe recorded purchases...")
  • 12:39, 9 December 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:William Boyle (Created page with "William Boyle, not otherwise known in theatrical records, offered a script of ''Jugurtha'' to the Admiral's men in February 1600, by way of William Bird. WorksCited|Bentley,...")
  • 17:24, 7 December 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Like unto Like (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1600 |venue=Rose |company=Pembroke's men |themes=Captivity |probableGenres=Unknown |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslo...")
  • 15:49, 1 December 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Diuers thinges (Created page with "Philip Henslowe frequently recorded payments for "diuers thinges:" for plays.")
  • 16:44, 13 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Christopher Middleton (Created page with "Christopher Middleton was the author of ''The Famous History of Chinon of England'', a romance that provided story materials for plays on knightly adventures.")
  • 19:44, 4 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:William Rankins (Created page with "William Rankins wrote at least one play for the Admiral's men at the Rose and may have written more that have gone unrecorded.")
  • 19:38, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Towne (Created page with "Thomas Towne was a player with the Admiral's men for many years in the 1580-90s.")
  • 19:37, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Stevens (Created page with "Thomas Stevens was a player with Leicester's men in the 1570s, and he was with the troupe who toured on the continent in the 1580s.")
  • 19:32, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Plume's Library (Created page with "Thomas Plume was a cleric and scholar in the mid-seventeenth century.")
  • 19:27, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Platter (Created page with "Thomas Platter was a European scholar in the Elizabethan period, who famously visited London in 1599 and attended plays.")
  • 19:05, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Middleton (Created page with "Thomas Middleton, known for so many ventures, is important here for having written some plays that are now lost.")
  • 19:04, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas May (Created page with "Thomas May was a dramatist in the Jacobean-Caroline period.")
  • 19:02, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Lodge (Created page with "Thomas Lodge is best known in the theatrical world for being a playwright.")
  • 19:02, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas King (Created page with "Thomas King was a player; he was associated with Leicester's men and traveled with an English troupe on the continent.")
  • 18:59, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Jordan (Created page with "Thomas Jordon was active in the theatrical, literary, and musical worlds of the Jacobean-Caroline period.")
  • 18:53, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Gosson (Created page with "Thomas Gosson was a bookseller in London during the 1590s.")
  • 18:51, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Goffe (Created page with "Thomas Goffe was a scholar and playwright in the early seventeenth century.")
  • 18:47, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Evans (Created page with "Thomas Evans was a manager of children's companies in the 1590s; famously, he leased the Blackfriars playhouse after James Burbage bought it but the Chamberlain's men did not...")
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