Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
"The Parson's Wedding,...a pre-restoration play,...[and very popular during the Restoration] is a comedy of almost unexampled coarseness, a quality which the author had not found in his source, Calderon's Dama Duende." http://www.bartleby.com/218/0506.html
According to L&M written circa 1640 and published first in a collected edition of 1664:-
Comedies, and tragedies. Written by Thomas Killigrew, Page of Honour to King Charles the First. And Groom of the Bed-Chamber to King Charles the Second.London : printed [by John Macock] for Henry Herringman, at the sign of the Anchor in the lower walk of the New-Exchange, 1664., 576, 80 p.,  leaf of plates: port. ; 4⁰. Frontis. portrait (plate) of the author signed; W: Sheppard pinx: W: Faithorne sculp.Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), K450
There is no copy in the Pepys' library.
"The Parson's Wedding is a Caroline era stage play, a comedy written by Thomas Killigrew. Often regarded as the author's best play, the drama has sometimes been considered an anticipation of Restoration comedy, written a generation before the Restoration; "its general tone foreshadows the comedy of the Restoration from which the play is in many respects indistinguishable." [ Link to the text online. ] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Parson%27s_Wed...
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