1675 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Thomas Heywood

Edward Phillips, in Theatrum Poetarum (1675) 2:176-77.



Thomas Heywood, a great Benefactor no doubt to the Red bull, and the other common Theaters, that flourisht in those times, with many but vulgar Comedies, as the Brasen Age, the English Travellers, the first and second part of Edward the Fourth, Fortune by Land and Sea; the 4 London Prentices, the Fair Maid of the West first and second part; the Golden Age, the Wise Woman of Hodgsden, The Iron Age in 2 parts; the Royal King and Loyal Subject, &c.