8 Apr 2010, 11:55 p.m. - Terry Foreman

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 http://bit.ly/97YA0w

27 Dec 2010, 2:35 a.m. - cum salis grano

also available, a version. John Dryden edited by Sir Walter Scott. http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/12166 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Indian_Queen

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.