Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2015

296 Pages

5.5 x 8.5 inches

ISBN: 9780719030178

Bookseller Code (06)

Playhouse wills


edited by E.A.J. Honigmann and Susan Brock

Published by Manchester University Press

Revels Plays MUP

  • Explains and transcribes existing wills of actors, dramatists, managers, owners, investors and theatre workers and the records of those that died intestate
  • Offers a unique approach to the personal and professional networks of the early modern theatre in England
  • Illuminates the role of women in the theatre community, including Margaret Brayne, Agnes Henslowe, Mary Bird, Elizabeth Holland, Elizabeth Condell and Elizabeth Robinson
  • Provides the context for Shakespeare's will as man of the theatre and man of Stratford

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