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The Humorous Lovers. A comedy, Acted by His Royal Highnes's Servants. Written by His Grace the Duke of Newcastle
William Cavendish 1st Duke of Newcastle (1592-1676)
59 p.
London: Printed by J. M. for H. Herringman [etc.]

English Prose Drama - full digital text

Date first performed: 28 Mar 1667.
Samuel Pepys saw it on 30 March. He believed it was written by the Duchess of Newcastle, Margaret Newcastle, and was "the most silly thing that ever come upon a stage." http://www.pepysdiary.com/diary/1667/03/30/

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