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Versions

Folger Encodings:
Version 2.0; 01/01/2015
EEBO-TCP encoding:
Encoding path:
1ProCass
Call number:
Microfilm reel:
STC / 553:05

Bibliography

STC/Wing:
STC 25347
ESTC:
Greg:
73a
DEEP:
Wiggins:
615

Playbook

Title Page

General Title Page

Title:

THE RIGHT EXCELlent and famous Historye, of Promos and Cassandra: Deuided into two Commicall Discourses. In the fyrste parte is showne, the vnsufferable abuse, of a lewde Magistrate: The vertuous behauiours of a chaste Ladye: The vncontrowled leawdnes of a fauoured Curtisan. And the vndeserued estimation of a pernicious Parasyte. In the second parte is discoursed, the perfect magnanimitye of a noble Kinge, in checking Uice and fauouringe Uertue: Wherein is showne, the Ruyne and ouer-throwe, of dishonest practises: with the aduauncement of vpright dealing.

Author(s):

George Whetstones Gent.

Imprint:

[Colophon, M3v] ¶Imprinted at London by Richarde Ihones, and are to be solde ouer agaynst Saint Sepulchres Church, without Newgate. August.20. 1578.

Internal Title Page

Title:

[half-title: B1r] The Historie, of Promos and Cassandra.

Title page company(s):
Title page theater(s):
Title page date:

[1578] provided by colophon

Stationer Information

Location:
Printer(s):
Uncertain: 
No
Publisher(s):
Uncertain: 
No
Bookseller(s):
Uncertain: 
No

Physical Description

Format:

Published as part of a pair of plays, containing: Promos and Cassandra, 1; Promos and Cassandra, 2.

Performance

First performance:

[1576–1579]

First performed by:

Notes

Wiggins suggests a best-guess creation date of 1577, range 1575–8. He states that in 1582, the play was said to never have been performed.