Performance Records (Henslowe's Diary)
F. 14 (Greg, I. 27)
- ye 29 of novmber ……… R[d] at the welche man ……… vijs
Henslowe's entry for "the welche man" occurs in the fall of 1595, which was the second season of the Admiral's men at the Rose, following their reconfiguration as a company in May 1594.
Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues
Scholars have historically linked "the welche man" with "Longshanks," which the Admiral's men introduced on 29 August 1595 and had in production through November into July 1596 (July 9). The identity of the Welsh man to whom the title refers depends upon which reign of English kings one assumes that Welsh man himself played a part.
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