Wooing of Death, The

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Henry Chettle (1600)

Historical Records

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./

Theatrical Provenance

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.

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Henry Chettle

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