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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...")
  • 18:41, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Downton (Created page with "Thomas Downtown was a player with a lengthy career with the Admiral's men.")
  • 18:40, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Deloney (Created page with "Thomas Deloney was a writer in the 1590s (d. 1600), noted for popular literature including ballads.")
  • 18:37, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Dawson (Created page with "Thomas Dawson was a printer in London in the 1590s.")
  • 18:32, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Clarke (Created page with "Thomas Clarke was a member of Leicester's men during the period in the 1570s when that company was associated the the novel phenomenon of London-area playhouses.")
  • 18:28, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thirty Years War (Created page with "The Thirty Years War raged in central Europe in the first half of the seventeenth century; it is noted for its savagery and staggering loss of life.")
  • 18:25, 3 November 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thieves (Created page with "Thieves were common enough in early modern England, but rarely are they the stars of individual plays.")
  • 16:30, 24 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Theseus (Created page with "Theseus was a mythological hero, king of Athens, famous for tricking eh Minotaur and rescuing Ariadne (whom he later abandoned).")
  • 16:26, 24 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Theocritus (Created page with "Theocritus was an ancient Greek poet.")
  • 16:24, 24 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:The Strand (Created page with "The Strand was a major thoroughfare in early modern London.")
  • 16:22, 24 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:The Christmas Prince (Created page with "The Christmas Prince was a seasonal figure in Yuletide celebrations.")
  • 16:20, 24 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Textiles (Created page with "i.e., cloth")
  • 16:19, 24 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Terence (Created page with "Terence was a Roman playwright c. 160 BCE noted for his comedies.")
  • 16:16, 24 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Tavern readings (Created page with "In Philip Henslowe's diary there are several entries of payments for reading a play (or part of a play) at a tavern. There is no way to know how wide-spread the practice was,...")
  • 16:12, 24 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Tasso (Created page with "Torquato Tasso was a sixteenth-century poet, especially revered in early modern England for his ''Gerusalemme liberata'' in 1681.")
  • 16:08, 24 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Tanner (Created page with "A tanner tanned animal hides.")
  • 15:54, 24 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Tamworth (Created page with "Tamworth was a large market town in Staffordshire, England, in the early modern period.")
  • 15:41, 24 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Sharers' Papers (Created page with "In a dispute over shares in the King's men, various long-time members of the company including Cuthbert Burbage spoke to some details about the business relationships among sh...")
  • 16:09, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Suppressed drama (Created page with "Every now and then the English government suppressed the performance of a play.")
  • 16:08, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Suicide (Created page with "Suicide was a common form of death in early modern English drama.")
  • 16:06, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Strasburg (Created page with "Stasburg is a town in Germany that entertained players in the early modern period.")
  • 16:03, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Stephen Gosson (Created page with "Roughly contemporary with Shakespeare, Stephen Gosson was himself a dramatist but is better known as a critic of the theater.")
  • 15:59, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Star Chamber (Created page with "The Star Chamber was a court where the monarch's Privy Council members served as judges.")
  • 15:55, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:St. James's Palace (Created page with "St. James's Palace was the royal palace in the Elizabethan period.")
  • 15:50, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:St.John's students (Created page with "The students of St. John's are known to have participated in theatrical activities.")
  • 15:48, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:St.John's, Cambridge (Created page with "St. John's is a college at the University of Cambridge.")
  • 15:47, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Spanish (Created page with "The Spanish were competitors with the English on the seas and turn up in the drama (usually) as villains.")
  • 15:45, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Spain (Created page with "Spain, a competitor of England in politics and literature, turns up in connection with extant and lost plays.")
  • 15:40, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Sotheby's (Created page with "Sotheby's is an auction house.")
  • 15:37, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Sophy (Created page with ""Sophy" is a term for the ruler of Persia.")
  • 15:27, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Sir Robert Cotton (Created page with "A member of Parliament during the reign of James I, Sir Robert Cotton founded a library that amassed a large holding of manuscripts.")
  • 15:21, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Sir Francis Walsingham (Created page with "Sir Francis Walsingham was secretary to Queen Elizabeth; he was noted for being in addition her spymaster.")
  • 15:18, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Sir Francis Drake (Created page with "Sir Francis Drake was a sea captain and explorer, famous for voyages to the New World and sailing around the world. His most famous ship was the ''Golden Hind''.")
  • 15:11, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Simon Stafford (Created page with "Simon Stafford was a printer associated with plays from 1599 to 1611.")
  • 15:04, 17 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Siege of Jerusalem (Created page with "There were numerous sieges of Jerusalem in the first century CE, and crusades that followed suit in the centuries beyond.")
  • 19:23, 16 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Seneca (Created page with "Seneca was a Roman philosopher and dramatist; he died in 65 CE.")
  • 19:16, 16 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Scottish Play (Created page with "Superstitious people in the theater world will not say the name of Shakespeare's ''Macbeth'' out loud, calling it instead the "Scottish Play."")
  • 19:14, 16 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Scotland (Created page with "Scotland was the setting of various early modern plays, extant and lost.")
  • 19:13, 16 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Schøyen Collection (Created page with "This collection is an enormous collection of manuscripts held in private in London and Oslo.")
  • 19:11, 16 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Scaffold speeches (Created page with "The scaffold speech was a stock feature of executions in early modern England, and the drama of the period reflected that.")
  • 19:10, 16 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Scaffold marriages (Created page with "A phenomenon of a few narratives that lie behind early modern drama and literature is the scaffold marriage, in which the condemned is redeemed by the offer of marriage.")
  • 19:07, 16 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Saxons (Created page with "Saxons were Germanic peoples, many of whom migrated north and settled in England, marrying with another Germanic group, the Angles, and producing Anglo-Saxons.")
  • 19:03, 16 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Saxo Grammaticus (Created page with "Saxo Grammaticus, 1160-1220, was a Danish historian whose work served as the source for the story of Hamlet, prince of Denmark.")
  • 18:59, 16 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Samuel Rowley (Created page with "Much of what is known about Samuel Rowley is documented in the diary of Philip Henslowe. Rowley wrote plays for the Admiral's men, and he collaborated with William Bird to pro...")
  • 16:35, 16 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Satire (Created page with "Early modern drama contained both satire of persons and satire of politics.")
  • 11:50, 15 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Unknown provenance (Created page with "Plays without documentation on venue and/or company affiliation have an "unknown" provenance.")
  • 18:13, 14 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Samson (Created page with "Samson is a famous character in the Old Testament.")
  • 18:11, 14 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Saints (Created page with "Saints, officially rejected by protestant English government, turn up frequently in early modern English drama as characters and as figurative language.")
  • 17:44, 14 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Royal performances (Created page with "A royal performance might have taken place at the English court or at another site where the king (or queen) was present.")
  • 17:42, 14 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Royal Progress (Created page with "A royal progress in the early modern period in England was an elaborate "road trip" of the court into the country, with considerable entertainment offered at the stops along t...")
  • 17:41, 14 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Rowland Whyte (Created page with "Rowland Whyte was an official associated with the household of Sir Robert Sidney, and his correspondence occasionally mentioned plays.")
  • 17:34, 14 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Rothenburg (Created page with "Rothenburg is a town in Bavaria.")
  • 17:32, 14 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Rome (Created page with "Rome, both a major city in Italy and the site of Catholic faith (the Vatican), is in early modern English drama is usually perceived as a enemy to English protestant rule.")
  • 17:30, 14 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Romantic tragedy (Created page with "A play might be labeled a "romantic tragedy" if it combined features of the romance and the tragedy.")
  • 17:28, 14 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Romantic comedy (Created page with "A play that combines a significant love affair and the features of the romance genre might be characterized as a "romantic comedy"; also, a play with just the significant love...")
  • 17:26, 14 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Romance (Created page with "The romance was a genre of prose and drama that flourished in the medieval and early modern periods. It is characterized by global travel, feats of valor, magic, and poignant...")
  • 17:23, 14 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Rojas (Created page with "Fernando de Rojas was a Spanish author (d. 1541), whose one known play, ''La Celestina Reina,'' stands at the turn from the medieval period to the Renaissance.")
  • 19:20, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Rogers and Ley's List (Created page with "Rogers and Ley were publishers who put together a list of play titles in 1656, many of which were attributed to dramatists.")
  • 19:15, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Robin Hood (Created page with "Robin Hood, legendary friend of the poor, shows up in many extant plays and no doubt lost plays also.")
  • 19:11, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Robert Yarington (Created page with "Robert Yarington's name is on a publication entitled ''Two Lamentable Tragedies." He may (or may not) have been a dramatist. If he was a dramatist, he may (or may not) have wr...")
  • 19:05, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Robert Topcliffe (Created page with "Robert Topcliffe was one of the examiners of government prisoners in the Elizabethan period, noted for his skill in torture.")
  • 19:00, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Robert Sidney (Created page with "Sir Robert Sidney, Earl of Leicester, belonged to the upper echelon of aristocracy in the Elizabethan-Jacobean period.")
  • 18:56, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Robert Percy (Created page with "Robert Percy was a player with the company of Leicester's men in the 1580s.")
  • 18:14, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Robert Miles (Created page with "Robert Miles was one of the men involved in the arguments among the claimants for ownership of the playhouse in Shoreditch known as the Theater.")
  • 18:13, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Robert Daborne (Created page with "Robert Daborne, 1580-1628, was a dramatist in the Jacobean period. He is noted for a series of letters sent to Philip Henslowe and preserved in the Dulwich College Library.")
  • 18:10, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Robert Armin (Created page with "Robert Armin, 1568-1615, is best known as a comedian with the Chamberlain's/ King's men, but he was also the author of plays.")
  • 18:07, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Ring (Created page with "Rings, magical and otherwise, figure prominently in many early modern plays.")
  • 18:04, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Richard Vennar (Created page with "Richard Vennar, best known for the play, "England's Joy," which was advertised for performance at the Swan playhouse in 1602.")
  • 18:01, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Richard Mulcaster (Created page with "Richard Mulcaster was a notable academic, associated with the Merchant Taylors School and St. Paul's School.")
  • 17:57, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Richard Hickes (Created page with "Richard Hickes owned the property associated with the playhouse at Newington.")
  • 17:54, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Richard Hathway (Created page with "Richard Hathway was a dramatist in the 1590s; he wrote plays for the Admiral's men at the Rose and Fortune, also Worcester's men at the Rose.")
  • 17:51, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Richard Field (Created page with "Richard Field was a printer and publisher; from Stratford-on-Avon, he was associated with the works of Shakespeare.")
  • 17:48, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Richard Farrant (Created page with "Richard Farrant, 1525-80, was a composer and dramatist; he was associated with the Gentlemen of the Chapel Royal.")
  • 17:45, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Richard Edwards (Created page with "Richard Edwards, 1525-66, was a poet, dramatist, and musician.")
  • 17:38, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Revival (Created page with "It is rare that any play can be traced in its maiden run as wall as in revival, but it is extra rare when a lost play can be so traced.")
  • 17:36, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Revels Office (Created page with "Clerks at the monarch's Revels Office recorded expenses for performances at court; these records have much information of plays now lost.")
  • 17:34, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Rejected suitors (Created page with "Domestic drama tends to have rejected suitors.")
  • 17:33, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Recent history (Created page with "Not many plays draw on contemporary events, but some do.")
  • 17:30, 11 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Race (Created page with "Issues of race, common in extant plays, were no doubt common in lost plays too.")
  • 18:01, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Robert Wilson, stationer) (Created page with "Robert Wilson was one of the stationers on the publication in 1612 of ''The Discovery of a London Monster, called The Black Dog of Newgate.''")
  • 17:50, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Robert Wilson) (Created page with "Robert Wilson was one of the stationers on the publication in 1612 of ''The Discovery of a London Monster, called The Black Dog of Newgate.''")
  • 17:34, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Queen Margaret of Anjou (Created page with "Queen Margaret of Anjou was the wife of King Henry VI.")
  • 17:29, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Pyrotechnics (Created page with "Lots of scenes in extant drama suggest that "playing with fire" was probably a popular feature of lost plays too.")
  • 17:26, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Protestant (Created page with "Protestant was a broad term referring to any Christian not a Catholic in the early modern period.")
  • 17:23, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Prophetic dream (Created page with "Prophetic dreams were a mainstay of biblical stories but available to characters in other kinds of stories too.")
  • 17:20, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Prologues (Created page with "Many plays have survived with prologues, allowing the guess that many lost plays have lost prologues as well.")
  • 17:19, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Projectors (Created page with ""Projector" was a term for a planner, often associated with scheming officials, preying on the weak and disadvantaged.")
  • 17:07, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Prizes (Created page with ""Prize" is a flexible term in a lot of early modern literature, being perhaps money or a woman.")
  • 17:03, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Privy Council (Created page with "The Privy Council was a facet of the English monarch's government at the highest level.")
  • 16:59, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Prison (Created page with "Prison scenes are commonplace in early modern drama.")
  • 16:45, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Print fragment (Created page with "In rare cases a print fragment survives of what appears to be a lost play.")
  • 16:44, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Princes (Created page with "Princes were common figures in early modern drama.")
  • 16:39, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Pregnancy out of wedlock (Created page with "Pregnancy out of wedlock is never a good thing in early modern drama.")
  • 16:37, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Pranks (Created page with "Pranks were a tool of comedic figures in early modern drama.")
  • 16:36, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Prague (Created page with "Prague is a city in central Europe (now Czechoslovakia).")
  • 16:34, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Powis Castle (Created page with "Powis Castle is a medieval castle in Wales.")
  • 16:31, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Pope (Created page with "The Pope was a character in many plays.")
  • 16:25, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Polyphemus (Created page with "Polyphemus was a one-eyed monster who is famous for an encounter with Ulysses on his return voyage from Troy.")
  • 16:23, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Political satire (Created page with "Political satire is a frequent tool of dramatists in extant plays; no doubt it was a feature of some lost plays too.")
  • 16:22, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Poison (Created page with "Villains in early modern plays often use poison to dispatch victims, but broken-hearted lovers find it a means of dying for love.")
  • 16:20, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Poetry (Created page with "Early modern poetry and its modes were frequent resources for dramatists.")
  • 16:16, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Plutarch (Created page with "Plutarch, a Greek who lived in the second half of the first century, CE, is best known for a history of famous Greeks and Romans, often used by dramatists for story material.")
  • 16:13, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Plot summary (Created page with "There are some lost plays for which some knowledge of the plot of the stage story is known.")
  • 16:10, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Playhouse architecture (Created page with "Playhouse architecture and the theatrics of plays influenced the experience of playgoing.")
  • 16:07, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Plantation (Created page with "Great stretches of land when colonized in the New World were called plantations.")
  • 16:05, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Pirates (Created page with "Pirates were notorious not only in the Mediterranean but also the English Channel and the coastal waters of western Europe.")
  • 16:03, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Philistines (Created page with "The Philistines were peoples from Biblical times who are best known for their conflicts with the Israelites.")
  • 16:00, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Persia (Created page with "Persia (modern Iran) had powerful empires in the early modern period.")
  • 15:58, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Pardon (Created page with ""Pardon" is a legal term that indicates the removal of conviction; or, it is a term synonymous with "excuse me."")
  • 15:56, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Paradoxical titles (Created page with "Paradoxical titles have one or more words that contrast with one another.")
  • 15:55, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Pageant (Created page with "Pageants were one of various public shows with theatrical features.")
  • 15:53, 10 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Oxford's men (Created page with "The various Earls of Oxford had adult playing companies from the 1580s into the 1600s.")
  • 19:45, 9 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Nottingham (Created page with "Nottingham, a city in central England, was associated (among other things) with the adventures of Robin Hood.")
  • 19:42, 9 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Norwich (Created page with "Norwich is a city on the eastern coast of England famous for many things but in the early modern period for its welcoming of companies of players.")
  • 19:39, 9 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Nordlingen (Created page with "Nordlingen is a town in Germany that in the early modern period entertained companies of players.")
  • 19:38, 9 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Nocturnals (Created page with "The term "nocturals" is applied to stories of the nightime.")
  • 19:36, 9 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:New Year (Created page with "New Year's is January 1 by calendars in the Western world.")
  • 19:33, 9 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:New World (Created page with "The phrase, "New World," to many people in early modern England evoked the continent across the Atlantic, encompassing the Americas.")
  • 19:27, 9 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Nero (Created page with "Nero was the emperor of Rome from 37 CE to 68 CE, most famous (perhaps) for playing violin while Rome burned.")
  • 19:25, 9 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Nativity (Created page with ""Nativity" is a term primarily associated with the birth of the baby Jesus in the stable at Bethlehem, but generically it just means "birth."")
  • 19:23, 9 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:National Archives (Created page with "The National Archives are the recent version of the Public Record Office, repository of a vast variety of English historical documents.")
  • 19:21, 9 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Nathan Field (Created page with "Nathan Field was a player, in his youth for boys companies and as an adult for the King's men. He also wrote plays.")
  • 19:18, 9 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Mythology (Created page with "A narrative that takes on magnified significant might become mythology if it permeates a body of literature or art to such an extent that it carries power far beyond the detai...")
  • 19:13, 9 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Mystery (Created page with "Certain kinds of plays from medieval England are termed "mystery plays." As a rule these plays address biblical subject matter.<br>")
  • 19:09, 9 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Muses (Created page with "The muses figure prominently in Greek mythology and literature as the inspiration of literature, science, and the arts.")
  • 17:46, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse (Created page with "Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse belonged to a German dynasty of wealth and power.")
  • 17:42, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Morality (Created page with ""Morality" is a term given plays in the medieval moral theatrical tradition.")
  • 17:41, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Moral (Created page with "A "moral" in theatrical terms refers to a kind of drama with beginnings in the medieval period but considerable development and popularity during the reigns of Henry VIII and...")
  • 17:39, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Moors (Created page with "Moors were North Africans; they moved all around the Mediterranean in the early modern period, especially Spain.")
  • 17:36, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Mirror for Magistrates (Created page with "''The Mirror for Magistrates'' was essentially a pocket-book sized history of England, and dramatists used it repeated for subject matter.")
  • 17:32, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Miracle (Created page with "Miracles were associated both with religious subject matter and magic.")
  • 17:30, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Mines (Created page with "Mines were sites of industrial activity in the early modern period and valuable for the the raw materials harvested from them.")
  • 17:29, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Monster (Created page with "There are real monsters in early modern drama as well as pretend ones.")
  • 17:27, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Miles Gloriosus (Created page with "A boisterous, pugnacious braggart, a figure of fun in classical as well as early modern drama.")
  • 17:21, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Mile End (Created page with "Mile End was an area east and a bit north of the City of London; in Shakespeare's time it had many green spaces, attractive to builders of structures such as playhouses as wel...")
  • 17:17, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Michael Drayton (Created page with "Michael Drayton, a year older than Shakespeare and also a Warwickshire man, had a successful career as writer in many of the media that Shakespeare himself did well, but he ha...")
  • 17:13, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Mexico (Created page with "Mexico is one of the destinations of adventurers sailing across the Atlantic in the early modern period to find gold and other treasures.")
  • 17:11, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Merlin (Created page with "Merlin is the famous wizard associated with Arthurian legend.")
  • 17:09, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Merchants (Created page with "Merchants belonged to the middle class that were business minded in the early modern period and consequently often financially successful and upwardly mobile.")
  • 17:07, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Merchant Adventurers (Created page with "The merchant adventurers were a guild-like organization formed in the early 1400s.")
  • 17:01, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Merchant Taylors School (Created page with "The school associated with the Merchant Taylors.")
  • 13:10, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Martyn Calthrop (Created page with "Calthrop was the Lord Mayor of London c. 1520.")
  • 13:08, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Martin Marprelate (Created page with "Martin Marprelate was the pen name of an author in England c. 1588 who wrote inflammatory tracts against the ecclesiastical hierarchy of the increasingly "state' church in Eng...")
  • 13:01, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Manuscript (Created page with "Before printing, and for a long time afterward, works were recorded in manuscript, many of which have now perished.")
  • 12:59, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Maids of Honour (Created page with "The women who attended the English queen were often referred to as the Maids of Honour.")
  • 12:58, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Maidenhead Inn (Created page with "An inn in Islington.")
  • 12:56, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Magic (Created page with "Magic figures prominently in early modern drama, not only with trinkets (rings, for ex) but also with persecution (Joan of Arc, for example).")
  • 12:53, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Magellan (Created page with "Ferdinand Magellan was an explorer from Portugal in the early sixteenth century; his voyage in 1519-1522 was the first to circumnavigate the world.")
  • 12:49, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Magdeburg (Created page with "A city in what is now central Germany on the Elbe River; playing companies visited Magdeburg in the early modern period.")
  • 12:47, 8 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Macedonia (Created page with "Macedonia is a country north of Greece, across the Adriatic Sea from Italy.")
  • 17:29, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Lydgate (Created page with "John Lydgate, a generation younger than Geoffrey Chaucer, was a monk and poet who wrote works used as source material by many early modern dramatists.")
  • 17:25, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Low Countries (Created page with "An old-fashioned term for a cluster of nations and city-states on the north coast of Europe to the east of France.")
  • 17:24, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Love-sickness (Created page with "Love-sickness is a condition historically attributed to girls experiencing romantic feelings for the first time.")
  • 17:22, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Love (Created page with ""Love" was a popular topic of early modern drama.")
  • 17:21, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Lord Admiral (Created page with "The Lord Admiral was a royal official who, in the Elizabethan period, was the patron of playing companies.")
  • 17:19, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:License (Created page with "License: an authorization of a play or a company.")
  • 17:17, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Libel (Created page with "Libel is a legal term for false charges against personal/corporate behavior.")
  • 17:16, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Lenzburg, Aargau (Switzerland) (Created page with "A town in Switzerland that entertained companies of players in the early modern period.")
  • 17:15, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Leicester's Men (Created page with "Leicester's men was a company of players who, with James Burbage in charge, were the initial lessees of the playhouse in Shoreditch built in 1576.")
  • 17:12, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Lamentable (Created page with ""Lamentable" is a synonym for "sad" or "sorrowful."")
  • 17:11, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Lady Fortune (Created page with "Lady Fortune was a mythological figure often depicted in emblems and other imagery in the early modern period.")
  • 17:10, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:King and Queen's Young (Created page with "King and Queen's Young was a company of players in the early Jacobean years.")
  • 17:08, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:King Rufus (Created page with "King rufus, also King William II, ascended to the English throne in 1087.")
  • 17:06, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:King James (Created page with "King James succeeded Queen Elizabeth to the throne of England in 1603.")
  • 17:05, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:King Arthur (Created page with "King Arthur, part-legend and part-historical, was a king in pre-Norman England.")
  • 17:04, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:King's Men repertory list (1641) (Created page with "A list of plays attributed to the repertory of the King's men in 1641.")
  • 17:02, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Kassel (Created page with "Kassel is a city in central Germany that entertained playing companies in the early modern period.")
  • 17:00, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Judith (Created page with "The play, "Judith," told the story of the widow, Judith, famous from biblical times for the beheading of Holofernes.")
  • 16:55, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Joseph Simons (Created page with "Joseph Simons was a teacher associated with the Jesuit College of St. Omers in the 1620s.")
  • 16:47, 7 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Perkin (Created page with "John Perkin was a player in the company of Leicester's men.")
  • 16:15, 3 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Ford (Created page with "John Ford was a dramatist in the early seventeenth century; he is best known for ''Tis Pity She's a Whore.''")
  • 16:05, 3 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Webster (Created page with "John Webster was a playwright who wrote for both the Admiral's men ''c.'' 1600 and for the King's men ''c.'' 1612.")
  • 15:39, 3 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Underwood (Created page with "John Underwood was a player with the King's men.")
  • 15:15, 3 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Marston (Created page with "John Marston, 1575-1634, was a versatile poet and dramatist from the 1590s, best known for plays he wrote for the boys' companies such as the two-part ''Antonio and Mellida''...")
  • 20:20, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Manningham (Created page with "John Manningham was a young law student in the very early 1600s, perhaps best known for keeping a diary in which he recounted having seen a performance of Shakespeare's ''Twel...")
  • 20:17, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Hunyadi (Created page with "John Hunyadi was a Hungarian of political and military importance in the early modern period.")
  • 20:15, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Griggs (Created page with "John Griggs was a builder associated with playhouses in the early modern English period.")
  • 20:14, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Cholmley (Created page with "John Cholmley was connected to Philip Henslowe and the Rose playhouse.")
  • 20:09, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Cawood (Created page with "John Cawood was a stationer in the early modern English period.")
  • 20:07, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Brayne (Created page with "John Brayne was a financier of early modern English playing sites including the Red Lion and Theater.")
  • 20:06, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Aubrey (Created page with "John Aubrey was an English antiquary, writer, and commentator on the culture of his time.")
  • 20:04, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:John Alleyn (Created page with "John Alleyn, elder brother of Edward Alleyn, was a major participant in the early modern English theater, specifically with the company of the Admiral's men in the 1580s and e...")
  • 20:00, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Jesuit (Created page with "A Jesuit was hunted figure in newly Protestant England because of his loyalty to the Catholic church.")
  • 19:58, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Jerome Savage (Created page with "Jerome Savage was a player and company manager in the early 1580s.")
  • 19:56, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Jerman (Created page with ""Jerman" is a name that turns up in narrative material connected with the story of Black Bateman of the North.")
  • 19:54, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Japan (Created page with "Japan was a place of considerable mystery in the early modern period.")
  • 19:53, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Jamestown (Created page with "Jamestown was an early colony in the new world of America.")
  • 19:52, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:James Burbage (Created page with "James Burbage may accurately be called the father of the early modern English playhouse. He was part of the project known as the Red Lion in 1467, but most famously with the T...")
  • 19:50, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Jacob Frey (Created page with "Jacob Frey is associated with the story of Abraham and Lot in the sixteenth century.")
  • 19:46, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Italy (Created page with "Italy is a common site for early modern English plays.")
  • 19:44, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Italians (Created page with "There are Italian characters in early modern plays.")
  • 19:43, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Italian history (Created page with "Italian history was relevant to many plays in the early modern period.")
  • 19:41, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Ireland (Created page with "Ireland was a territory where England in the early modern period often had military adventures.")
  • 19:40, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Inns of Court (Created page with "The Inns of Court were the legal center of London.")
  • 19:38, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Imported vocabulary (Created page with "Imported vocabulary concerns editorial choices.")
  • 19:36, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Honour (Created page with "Honour was a theme of many political plays as well as plays about love.")
  • 19:33, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Holyrood (Created page with "Holyrood is an area in Edinburgh; there was in the early modern period a Holyrood Abbey and palace. Mary Queen of Scots had chambers at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.")
  • 18:37, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Hieronymus Ziegler (Created page with "Hieronymus Ziegler was a German writer, 1514-1562.")
  • 18:21, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Heylyn (Created page with "Peter Heylyn was an ecclesiastic in the first half of the seventeenth century.")
  • 18:18, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Henry VIII (Created page with "King of England from 1491 to 1547. He was famous for many things including having had six wives, one of whom was Anne Boleyn, mother of Queen Elizabeth, whom he had beheaded.")
  • 18:14, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Henry Porter (Created page with "Henry Porter, dramatist, wrote at least one play for the Admiral's men (''Two Angry Women of Abingdon'') in the late 1590s; he was killed in a fight (reputedly) with John Day...")
  • 18:03, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Heliodorus (Created page with ""Heliodorus" is the name of various notables from the ancient world.")
  • 18:00, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Foreign wars (Created page with "Early modern English plays do on occasion treat subject matter including wars of England with European adversaries.")
  • 17:57, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Cornelius Schonaeus (Created page with "An early modern dramatist in Latin.")
  • 12:58, 2 October 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Shrove Tuesday (Created page with "Shrove Tuesday is the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. It was a popular play date both at court and in the public playhouses.<br>")
  • 14:00, 19 August 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Solo performance (Created page with "Plays recorded in Henslowe's diary for one performance only.")
  • 09:31, 14 August 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Godfrey of Boulogne, Parts 1 and 2 (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1594 |venue=Rose |company=Admiral's |probableGenres=Heroical-romance |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslowe's Diary) |w...")
  • 15:05, 13 August 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Set at Maw, The (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1594 |venue=Rose |company=Admiral's |probableGenres=Comedy? (Harbage) |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslowe's Diary) |...")
  • 11:46, 13 August 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:King's? (Created page with "Plays so marked might have belonged to the King's men but the evidence is too scant to be confirmatory.")
  • 12:10, 7 August 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Venetian Comedy, The (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1594 |venue=Rose |company=Admirald's |probableGenres=Comedy |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslowe's Diary) |wigginsNo=...")
  • 12:04, 7 August 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Love of a Grecian Lady, The (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1594 |venue=Rose |company=Admirald's |probableGenres=Comedy |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslowe's Diary) |wigginsNo=...")
  • 11:47, 7 August 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Love of an English Lady, The (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1594 |venue=Rose |company=Admirald's |probableGenres=Comedy |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslowe's Diary) |wigginsNo=...")
  • 13:07, 6 August 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Grecian Comedy (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1594 |venue=Rose |company=Admiral's |probableGenres=Comedy |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslowe's Diary) |wigginsNo=#...")
  • 13:16, 5 August 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Siege of London, The (Created page with "{{Play |dramatists=Anon. Play Titles A |year=1594 |venue=Rose |company=Admiral's |themes=Spain |probableGenres=History |documentarySources=Performance Records (Henslowe's Diar...")
  • 13:14, 27 July 2020 Rlknutson talk contribs created page Category:Thomas Kyd (Created page with "Thomas Kyd (b. 1588), was a dramatist from the 1580s, when he is reputed to have written for the Queen's men (though none of the evidence about him attributes a specific play...")