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The tragedie of Tancred and Gismund : Compiled by the gentlemen of the Inner Temple, and by them presented before her Maiestie. Newly reuiued and polished according to the decorum of these daies. By R.W.

Author/Creator:
R. W. (Robert Wilmot), active 1568-1608.
Publication:
London : Printed by Thomas Scarlet, and are to be solde by R. Robinson, 1591.
Series:
Early English books online
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource ([72] pages)
Notes:
Dedication signed: Robert Wilmot.
A verse adaptation of "Tancredi and Ghismunda" from: Boccaccio, Giovanni. Decamerone.
In the original play act 1 was written by Rodger Stafford, act 2 by Henry Noel, act 3 by "G. Al." (possibly William Allen), act 4 by Sir Christopher Hatton, and act 5 by Wilmot. Wilmot revised the play, and probably re-cast it from the original decasyllabic rhyming quatrains into blank verse.
Signatures: *4 A-H⁴.
A variant (STC 25764a) has imprint dated 1592.
Reproduction of a photostat of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 1590:9) s1999 miun s
Cited in:
STC (2nd edition) 25764.
Greg, I, 104(A*).
Contributor:
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375.
Stafford, Rodger.
Noel, Henry, -1597.
Allen, William, active 1567, attributed name.
Hatton, Christopher, Sir, 1540-1591.
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