Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
By William Cavendish.
The Humorous Lovers. A comedy, Acted by His Royal Highnes's Servants. Written by His Grace the Duke of NewcastleWilliam Cavendish 1st Duke of Newcastle (1592-1676) 59 p.London: Printed by J. M. for H. Herringman [etc.]
English Prose Drama - full digital texthttp://www.letrs.indiana.edu/cgi-bin/eprosed/ep...
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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