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Chronological List of Printed Text Sources

These are the printed sources for English playscripts and lyrics mentioned in Some Other Note, along with a few other non-musical items cited in the book.

Date Title/Selections     Author     STC/Wing

1509

The Shyppe of Fooles

Sebastian Brant
tr. Henry Watson

3547

1509

The Shyp of Folys

Sebastian Brant
tr. Alexander Barclay

3546

1515

Hickscorner

Anonymous

14039

1517

The Nature of the Four Elements

John Rastell

20722

1518?

Cocke Lorelles bote

Anonymous

5456

1526

A. C. Mery Tayls

Anonymous

23663

1530

Magnyfycence

John Skelton

22607

1530?

Pater, Filius, et Uxor or The Prodigal Son

Ravisius Textor
tr. John Heywood?

20765.5

1533

Johan, Johan

John Heywood

13298

1533

The Pardoner and the Frere

John Heywood

13299

1533

The Play of the Wether

John Heywood

13305

1534

The Play of Love

John Heywood

13303

1534

Floures for Latine spekynge

Nicholas Udall

23899

1542

Apophthegmes

Nicholas Udall

10443

1544

The Four PP

John Heywood

13300

1544

An exhortacion vnto praier

Thomas Cranmer

10622

1544

Het Antwerps Liedboek

 

 

1546

A Dialogue conteyning the nomber in effect of all the proverbes in the English tongue

John Heywood

13291

1547

Chefe Promyses of God

John Bale

1305

1548

The Paraphrase of Erasmus vpon the Newe Testamente

Nicholas Udall

2854.4

1548

The Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Famelies of Lancastre & Yorke

Edward Hall

12721

1548

Thre Lawes of Nature, Moses, and Christ

John Bale

1287

1548

A goodly dysputacion betwene a Christen Shomaker, and a Popyshe Parson

Hans Sachs
tr. Anthony Scoloker

21537.7

1549

Giocasta

Ludovico Dolce

 

1553

The Rule of Reason

Thomas Wilson

25809

1555

The Historye of Horestes

John Pikeryng

19917

1555

Two Hundred Epigrammess

John Heywood

13296

1557

Workes of Sir Thomas More

Thomas More

18076

1557

Songes and Sonettes (Tottel’s Miscellany)
If care do cause men cry

Henry Howard

13861

1560

A merye iest of a man that was called Howleglas

Anonymous

10564

1560

Nice Wanton

Anonymous

25016

1561

The Residue of all David’s Psalmes in Metre

John Hopkins

 

1562

The Whole Booke of Psalmes

Sternhold and Hopkins

2430

1562

Thersytes

Nicholas Udall

23949

1565

Jacke Jugeler

[after Plautus]

14837a

1565

Gorboduc

Thomas Norton & Thomas Sackvill

18684

1566?

Ralph Roister Doister

Nicholas Udall

24508

1566

The commodye of pacient and meeke Grissill

John Phillip

19865

1566 / 1584

A Handefull of Pleasant Delites
A sorrowful Sonet, made by M. George Mannington
Diana and her darlings dear
Pyramus & Thisbe
The life that erst thou led my friend
The famous Prince of Macedon
Whenas I view your comely grace
You Lordings cast off your weeds of woe (Tantara)

Clement Robinson

/
21105

1568

Like will to like

Ulpian Fulwell

11473

1569

Cambises, king of Percia

Thomas Preston

20287

1570

Mariage of Witte and Science

Francis Marbury

17466

1571

Damon and Pithias

Richard Edwards

7514

1573

Fiue Hundreth Points of Good Husbandry

Thomas Tusser

24376

1573

A Hundreth Sundrie Flowres
In Prime of lusty years
Jocasta

George Gascoigne

& Francis Kinwelmarsh

11635

1573

Aeneid

Virgil
tr. Thomas Phaër

24801

1575

Apius and Virginia

R. B. [Richard Bower]

1059

1575

Gammer Gurton’s Needle

[William Stevenson]

23263

1575

A Letter: whearin, part of the entertainment untoo the Queenz Maiesty, at Killingworth Castl, in warwik Sheer, in this soomerz Progress 1575 is signified

Robert Laneham

15190.5

1576

A briefe rehearsall, or rather a true Copie of as much as was presented before her maiesties at Kenelworth
Lady of the Lake
The song of Protheus

 

William Hunnis

11639

1576

The Rocke of Regard

George Whetstone

25348

1576

Paradyse of Daynty Deuises
The bitter sweate
The higher that the Ceder tree
When May is in his prime
Where gripyng grief

Richard Edwards

7516

1577

A Remembrance of the wel imployed life & godly end, of George Gaskoigne Esquire

George Whetstone

25346

1578

A Gorgious Gallery of Gallant Inuentions
The Bitter Sweet

Thomas Proctor

20402

1578

Euphues: The Anatomy of Wyt

John Lyly

17051

1578

Promos and Cassandra

George Whetstone

25347

1578

Ane Compendious Buik of Godlie Psalmes and Spirituall Sangis

John Wedderburn

2996.7

1580

Euphues and his England

John Lyly

17069

1584

Campaspe

John Lyly

17048a

1584

Sapho and Phao

John Lyly

17086

1584

The Araygnement of Paris: A Pastorall

[George Peele]

19530

1584

The essayes of a prentise, in the diuine art of poesie

King James I

14373

1587

Sir Philip Sidney, his honorable life, his valiant death, and true vertues

George Whetstone

25349

1588

A Banquet of Daintie Conceits

Anthony Munday

18260

1590

The Faerie Queene

Edmund Spenser

23080

1590

Tamburlaine

Christopher Marlowe

17425

1591

The Honorable Entertainement gieuen to the Queenes Maiestie in Progresse, at Eluetham in Hampshire, by the right Honorable the Earle of Hertford

Anonymous

7583

1591

Astrophel and Stella
Have I caught my heavenly jewel

Philip Sidney

22536

1591

Brittons Bowre of Delights

Nicholas Breton

3633

1591

Endimion

John Lyly

17050

1592

Midas

John Lyly

17083

1592

Gallathea

John Lyly

17080

1592

Pierce Penilesse his supplication to the diuell

Thomas Nash

18378

1593

Parthenophil and Parthenophe
O fayre sweete gloue

Barnabe Barnes

1469

1594

Mother Bombie

John Lyly

17084

1594

Dido, Queen of Carthage

Christopher Marlowe

17441

1594

The Warres of Cyrus

Anonymous

6160

1595

The Lamentable Tragedy of Locrine

W. S.

21528

1595

The Old Wives Tale

Anonymous

19545

1595

Thomæ Campiani Poemata

Thomas Campion

4544

1595

A Quest of Enquirie
A Iigge for the Ballad-mongers

Oliver Oat-meale

18758

1596

A new Booke of Tabliture for the Bandora
Flow forth abundant tears

William Barley

1433

1596

Have with you to Saffron Walden

Thomas Nash

18369

1597

The Woman in the Moone

John Lyly

17090

1598

Palladis tamia

Francis Meres

17834

1598

The Scourge of Villanie

John Marston

17482

1598

A most Pleasant Comedie of Mucedorus

Anonymous

18230

1598

The Blind Beggar of Alexandria

George Chapman

4965

1599

Epigrammes and Elegies

John Davies

6350

1599

An Humorous Day’s Mirth

George Chapman

4987

1599

King Edward IV

Thomas Heywood

13341

1600

Summer’s Last Will and Testament

Thomas Nash

18376

1600

Every man out of his humour

Ben Jonson

14768

1600

The Shoemaker’s Holiday, or the Gentle Craft

Thomas Dekker

6523

1600

Old Fortunatus

Thomas Dekker

6517

1600

The Wisdom of Dr. Dodypoll

Anonymous

6991

1600

The Maid’s Metamorphosis

Anonymous

17188

1600

Kemps nine daies wonder

Will Kemp

14923

1600 / 1614

England’s Helicon
Away with these selfe-louing Lads
Beauty sate bathing
Come liue with mee
In Pescod time
Melpomene the Muse of tragicke songs
O gentle love
Phillida was a faire mayde
Shall we goe daunce the hay

 

3191

1601

Loves Metamorphosis

John Lyly

17082

1601

Jack Drum’s Entertainment

John Marston

5119

1601

Every Man in his Humour

Ben Jonson

14766

1601

Cynthia’s Revels

Ben Jonson

14773

1602

Liberalitie and Prodigalitie

Anonymous

5593

1602

The History of Antonio and Mellida

John Marston

17473

1602

Antonio’s Revenge

John Marston

17474

1602

The Poetaster

Ben Jonson

14781

1602

Blurt, Master Constable

Thomas Dekker

17876

1602

Satiro-mastix

Thomas Dekker

6521

1602

A Poetical Rapsody
The lowest trees have tops

Francis Davison

6373

1603

The Pleasant Comœdie of Patient Grissell

Thomas Dekker

6518

1603

The Philosophie

Plutarch
tr. Philemon Holland

20063

1604

The Malcontent

John Marston

17479

1604

The Blacke Booke

Thomas Middleton

17875

1605

Eastward Ho

Ben Jonson

4970

1605

All Fools

George Chapman

4963

1605

The Dutch Courtesan

John Marston

17475

1605

The Honest Whore

Thomas Dekker

6501

1605

The Schoole of Slovenrie

Friedrich Dedekind
tr. R. F.

 

1606

Parasitaster, or the Fawn

John Marston

17484

1606

Monsieur d’Olive

George Chapman

4983

1606

Sir Gyles Goosecap

George Chapman

12050

1606

The Gentleman Usher

George Chapman

4978

1606

The Isle of Gulls

John Day

6412

1607

Michaelmas Term

Thomas Middleton

17890

1607

What you will

John Marston

17487

1607

Orlando Furioso

John Harington

746

1607

Volpone, or the Fox

Ben Jonson

14783

1607

Westward Ho

Thomas Dekker

6540

1607

Northward Ho

Thomas Dekker

6539

1607

The Woman Hater

Francis Beaumont

1693

1607

Fair Maid of the Exchange

Thomas Heywood

13317

1607

A Woman Killed with Kindness

Thomas Heywood

13371

1607

The Fleire

Edward Sharpham

22384

1607

Cupid’s Whirligig

Edward Sharpham

22380

1607

The Discription of a Maske

Thomas Campion

4538

1607

The travailes of the three English brothers

John Day

6417

1608

A Mad World, my Masters

Thomas Middleton

17888

1608

A Trick to Catch the Old One

Thomas Middleton

17896

1608

Your Five Gallants

Thomas Middleton

17907

1608

The Merry Devil of Edmonton

Thomas Dekker

7493

1609

The Case is altered

Ben Jonson

14757

1609?

The Faithful Shepherdess

John Fletcher

11068

1610

Histrio-mastix

John Marston

13529

1611

May-Day

George Chapman

4980

1611

The Roaring Girl, or Moll Cut-Purse

Thomas Dekker

17908

1612

The Widow’s Tears

George Chapman

4994

1612

The Alchemist

Ben Jonson

14755

1612

If it be not good, the Devil is in it

Thomas Dekker

6507

1612

Thomas of Reading, or The sixe worthy yeomen of the West

Thomas Deloney

6569

1613

Scoggins jestes

John Scogan

21851

1613

The Knight of the Burning Pestle

Francis Beaumont

1674

1613

A Crew of Kind Gossips

Samuel Rowlands

21414

1616

Englishmen for my Money

William Haughton

12931

1616

The Workes
Epicoene, or the Silent woman

Ben Jonson

14751

1619

Two wise men and all the rest fooles

George Chapman

4991

1619

A Preparation to the Psalter

George Wither

25914

1622

The Compleat Gentleman

Henry Peacham

19502

1622

The Anatomy of the English Nunnery at Lisbon in Portugall

Thomas Robinson

21123

1624

The Belgick Souldier

Thomas Scott

22072

1625

A Game at Chess

Thomas Middleton

17782

1630

A Chaste Maid in Cheapside

Thomas Middleton

17877

1631

[Workes]
Bartholomew Fair
The Divel is an Asse
The Staple of News

Ben Jonson

14753.5

1632

Sixe Court Comedies
Endimion
Alexander and Campaspe
Sapho and Phao
Galatea
Mydas
Mother Bombie

John Lyly
ed. Edward Blount

17088

1633

The English Traveller

Thomas Heywood

13315

1639

Monsieur Thomas

John Fletcher

11071

1639

Wit without Money

John Fletcher

1691

1639

The Bloody Brother

John Fletcher

11064

1640

Horatius Flaccus
Cock-lorrel would needs have the Devill his guest

Horace
tr. Ben Jonson

13798

1641

Vox Borealis
Put up thy dagger Jamie

Margery Mar-Prelat

V712

1647 / 1679

Comedies and Tragedies
The Woman’s Prize, or the Tamer Tamed
The Mad Lover
The Chances
The Loyal Subject
The Humorous Lieutenant
Women Pleased
Valentinian
The Wild-Goose Chase (1679)
The Pilgrim
The Maid in the Mill
The Coxcomb
The Captain
Beggars’ Bush
Love’s Cure
The Queen of Corinth
The Knight of Malta
The Little French Lawyer
The Spanish Curate
The Lovers’ Progress
Wit at Several Weapons

John Fletcher

 

 

 

 

with Francis Beaumont

 

Philip Massinger
with Nathan Field

with John Fletcher

 

Thomas Middleton

B1581

1649

Pathomyotamia

J. B.

B5468

1651

The Jovial Crew

Samuel Sheppard

S3166

1652

The Widow

Thomas Middleton

J1015

1652

The Wild Goose Chase

John Fletcher

B1616

1655

King John and Matilda

Robert Davenport

D370

1656

catalogue of plays

 

M1048

1656

The Old Law

Thomas Middleton

M1048

1656

Actæon & Diana
Singing Simpkin

Robert Cox

C6710

1657

Two New Playes
More Dissemblers besides Women

Thomas Middleton

M1989

1658

Wit restor’d
I met with the Devil in the shape of a ram
The Merry Miller’s wooing of Robin and Joan

John Mennes

M1719

1658

A Chain of Golden Poems

Aston Cockayne

C4894

1659

A Rosary of Rarities
The Cheaters Cheated

Thomas Jordan

J1057

1661

Tom Tyler and his Wife

Anonymous

T1792A

1661

A true, perfect and exact catalogue

Francis Kirkman

K637

1661

Merry drollery, or a Collection of jovial poems
I met with the Devil in the shape of a ram

W. N.

S2295

1662

Gratiæ Theatrales
Grim the Collier; or, The Devil and his Dame

I. T.
[William Haughton]

G1580

1662 / 1673

The Wits, or Sport upon sport
Singing Simpkin
The Black Man

Francis Kirkman

W3220

1663

A Royal Arbor of Loyal Poesie
The Cheaters Cheated

Thomas Jordan

J1058

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