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Revision as of 11:31, 21 July 2012

Henry Chettle and Thomas Dekker (1599)


Historical Records

Henslowe's Diary

F. 54v (Greg I.104)

Lent vnto Thomas downton to lende
aprell 7 vnto mr dickers & harey cheattell in
daye 1599 earneste of ther boocke called Troyeles &
creasse daye the some of . . . . . . . . . . . . iijli
[...]
Lent vnto harey cheattell & mr dickers in pte
of payment of ther boocke called Troyelles &
cresseda the 16 of Aprell 1599 . . . . . . . . xxs


Henslowe also appears to have confused the play with another on a Greek subject also co-authored by Chettle and Dekker:


Lent vnto mr dickers & mr chettell the 26 of
maye 1599 in earneste of a Boocke called troylles
& creseda the tragede of Agamemnon the some of . . . . . xxxs


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