The Resource The elder brother : a comedy as it is now acted at the Theatre Royal, by His Majesties Servants, written by Francis Beaumont, & John Fletcher, gent

The elder brother : a comedy as it is now acted at the Theatre Royal, by His Majesties Servants, written by Francis Beaumont, & John Fletcher, gent

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The elder brother : a comedy as it is now acted at the Theatre Royal, by His Majesties Servants
Title
The elder brother
Title remainder
a comedy as it is now acted at the Theatre Royal, by His Majesties Servants
Statement of responsibility
written by Francis Beaumont, & John Fletcher, gent
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Contributor
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Printer
Language
eng
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Action
  • Cataloged
  • condition reviewed
Cataloging source
Cu-RivES
Citation location within source
  • II, 515 (e)
  • R16592
  • Misc., p. 42
Citation source
  • Greg, W.W. Bibliography of the English printed drama to the Restoration
  • English short title catalogue
  • Catalogue of the Barton collection, Boston Public Library (1888 edition)
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Early English Playbooks, 1594-1799 (Boston Public Library)
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1579-1625
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Fletcher, John
Index
no index present
Literary form
dramas
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • 1583-1640
  • 1584-1616
  • -1681 or 1682
  • active 1674-1702
  • active 1674-1677
  • 1803-1869
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Massinger, Philip
  • Beaumont, Francis
  • Newcomb, Thomas
  • Newman, Dorman
  • Cockerill, Thomas
  • Marriott, George
  • Barton, Thomas Pennant
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The elder brother : a comedy as it is now acted at the Theatre Royal, by His Majesties Servants, written by Francis Beaumont, & John Fletcher, gent
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Publication
Note
  • Acts I and V are ascribed to Philip Massinger, who probably completed the play after Fletcher's death. The attribution to Beaumont is erroneous
  • Mostly in verse, but set as prose
  • The authors' names are bracketed together on title page
  • Printer's and publishers' names from Greg
  • With a final epilogue leaf
Extent
1 online resource ([4], 58, [2] pages)
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Pblic Library (Rare Books Department) copy G.3966.14 no.2 is the second of two items bound together into a single volume titled, "Beaumont & Fletcher plays." This volume contains: 1. Beaumont, Francis and Fletcher, John. A king and no king. London : Printed for William Leak, 1655 (ESTC R16492) -- 2. Beaumont, Francis and Fletcher, John. The elder brother. London : London : Printed by T[homas] N[ewcombe] for D[orman] N[ewman] and T[homas] C[ockerill?] and are to be sold by George Marriott, 1678 (ESTC R16592). Each item cataloged separately.
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remote
Label
The elder brother : a comedy as it is now acted at the Theatre Royal, by His Majesties Servants, written by Francis Beaumont, & John Fletcher, gent
Link
Publication
Note
  • Acts I and V are ascribed to Philip Massinger, who probably completed the play after Fletcher's death. The attribution to Beaumont is erroneous
  • Mostly in verse, but set as prose
  • The authors' names are bracketed together on title page
  • Printer's and publishers' names from Greg
  • With a final epilogue leaf
Extent
1 online resource ([4], 58, [2] pages)
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Pblic Library (Rare Books Department) copy G.3966.14 no.2 is the second of two items bound together into a single volume titled, "Beaumont & Fletcher plays." This volume contains: 1. Beaumont, Francis and Fletcher, John. A king and no king. London : Printed for William Leak, 1655 (ESTC R16492) -- 2. Beaumont, Francis and Fletcher, John. The elder brother. London : London : Printed by T[homas] N[ewcombe] for D[orman] N[ewman] and T[homas] C[ockerill?] and are to be sold by George Marriott, 1678 (ESTC R16592). Each item cataloged separately.
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remote

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