The surprisal: a comedy / written by the Honourable Sir Robert Howard
In Howard, Robert, Sir. Four new plays. London : Printed for Henry Herringman and are to be sold at his shop at the Blew-Anchor in the Lower Walk of the New-Exchange, 1665. http://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/1117156
9 Apr 2010, 12:02 a.m. - Terry Foreman
The dramatic works of Sir Robert Howard, viz: The surprisal. The committee. The Indian Queen. The Vestal Virgin. The Duke of Lerma.
By Sir Robert Howard
27 Dec 2010, 2:35 a.m. - cum salis grano
also available, a version. John Dryden edited by Sir Walter Scott.
19 Apr 2021, 3:23 a.m. - San Diego Sarah
You have to wonder about Pepys: During the Diary he sees "The Surprisal" five times ... and hates it every time. Even Nell Gwyn's performance in it did not win him over.
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.