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Terry Foreman   Link to this


This Play was originally printed in the folio edition of 1647, and the Commendatory Verse hy Gardiner, as well as the Prologue, ascribe it to Fletcher alone. The celebrated George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, made some considerable alterations to it, and in that state it used to he frequently acted; hut the licentiousness of that nobleman's pen rendering the Play improper for representation at this refined period, further alterations became necessary ; and these have been made, with much judgement, by the great ornament of the English Theatre, Mr. Garrick.

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  • 1661
  • 1667
    • Feb