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Gismond of Salerne

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: R. W. fl. 1568-1608.
Corporate Author: British Library.
Other Authors: Noel, Henry, d. 1597., Hatton, Christopher, Sir, 1540-1591.
Format: Microform Book
Language:English
Published: [Amersham, England] : Issued for subscribers by the editor of the Tudor facsimile texts, 1912.
Series:Tudor facsimile texts
Library of English literature ; LEL 40013.
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Item Description:Facsimile of the Hargrave ms. in the British museum.
The play was composed by Wilmot and gentlemen of the Inner Temple, and presented by them in 1568. It was printed in 1591, "newly revised and polished" by Wilmot, under the title "Tragedie of Tancred and Gismund." From the initials he gives at the end of each act, it appears that act II was by Henry Noel, act IV by Christopher Hatton, and act V by Wilmot; the authors of act I (Rod. Staf.) and act III (G. Al.) have not yet been identified.
"Date of presentation before Queen Elizabeth, at the Inner Temple ... 1567-8. Date of Hargrave Manuscript [B.M. Hargrave, 205] .. . c. Third Quarter 16th c. Revised and printed by R.W. ... 1591 & 1592. Reproduced in facsimile from MS. ... 1912."
Physical Description:vi, [27] p.