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Title The Earl of Essex
Author Brooke, Henry  
Date 31 Dec 1760
Licence Application Date 31 Dec 1760
First Performance Date 3 Jan 1760
Document Type Play  Prologue  Epilogue  
Library/Archive The Huntington Library  
Collection Name John Larpent Plays
Reference LA181
Language English
Document Description Previously produced at Dublin [Smock Alley], May, 1750. Manuscript copy which has been much corrected; Largely in hand of Garrick. Contains prologue and epilogue.
Theme Royalty & Aristocracy  
Theatre Theatre Royal Drury Lane  
Theatre Manager Garrick, David  Lacy, James  
Lord Chamberlain Cavendish, William (4th Duke of Devonshire)  
Examiner at time of Licence Application Chetwynd, William  
Deputy Examiner at time of Licence Application Capell, Edward  
Genre Tragedy  
Acts Five  
Keywords royalty  queen  England  historical figures  
Additional Information Compared to 1761 (K-D 447): slight variations in Acts I-IV; more extensive variations in Act V.
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