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F. 69 (Greg I.121)
- Receaued by me Henry Chettle of mr Henshlowe
- in earnest of a booke Called the wooinge of deathe ... xxs
- By me henry chettle./
The Admiral's Men paid Henry Chettle 20s. for The Wooing of Death sometime between 27 April and 6 May 1600, which was during their final season at the Rose playhouse before a move to the Fortune in late summer or early fall. The uniform opinion of scholars is that the play was never completed.
Tragedy ? (Harbage)
Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues
References to the Play
Greg has no suggestions as to the content of this play (II. Item #203, p. 213).
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