Edward III (Drama)

  • Edward III (Drama)
  • Edward the Third [Electronic resource]

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LC keywords

Edward -- III, -- King of England, -- 1312-1377 -- Drama
Plays -- England -- 16th century

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Source Description

Originally transcribed from: The raigne of King Edvvard the Third : as it hath bin sundrie times plaied about the Citie of London. -- London : Printed for Cuthbert Burby, 1596.

Version used for proofing and SGML: Edward the third / edited with a preface, notes and glossary by G. C. Moore Smith . -- London : J. M. Dent, 1897. -- xxii, 127 p. : 14 cm. -- (The temple dramatists). -- This publication "is based on the quartos of 1596 and 1599."


Mode of access: Online. OTA website

Title proper taken from electronic text

The electronic text mistakenly cites Christopher Marlowe as the author of the play

SGML encoded version of text 0135. The non-SGML version of the text contains more editorial encoding

Compiler of pre-SGML text: The Oxford Shakespeare