Folger call number: PR3194.Y3 T8 2013
Folger holdings ID: 491207
Accession Number: 178929
Facsimile of the copy held in the British Library (c.34.e.23) Original title page: Tvvo Lamentable Tragedies. The one, of the murther of Maister Beech a Chaundler in Thames-streete, and his boye, done by Thomas Merry. The other a young childe murthered in a Wood by two Ruffins, with the consent of his Vnckle / By Rob. Yarington. London, Printed for Mathew Lawe, and are to be solde at his shop in Paules Church-yarde neere vnto S. Austines gate, at the signe of the Foxe. 1601 The name Yarington is perhaps fictitious. The play may be an amalgamation of two earlier plays by Day, Haughton, and Chettle--"The tragedy of Thomas Merry" and "The orphan's tragedy," recorded in Henslowe's diary, but now lost. cf. Camb. hist. of Eng. lit., v. 5, p. 362-363; Dict. nat. biog Includes bibliographical references
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Alternate titles: Two lamentable tragedies : the one, of the murther of Maister Beech a Chaundler in Thames-streete, and his boye, done by Thomas Merry. The other of a young childe murthered in a Wood by two Ruffins, with the consent of his Vnckle / by Rob. Yarington, Two tragedies in one, Tvvo lamentable tragedies
associated with: Hanabusa, Chiaki
associated with: Day, John, 1574-1640?
associated with: Haughton, William, -1605
associated with: Chettle, Henry, -1607?
associated with: Malone Society