A multi-volume edition of Shakespeare which first appeared under the General Editorship of W. J. Craig, from 1891 to 1906, then of R. H. Case, from 1906 to 1924. A plan to revise the original volumes ...
The Revd Thomas Bowdler (1754–1825) published the 10-volume ‘Family Shakespeare’ in 1818 under his own name, completing the 20-play edition published anonymously by his sister in 1807. His stated ...
An edition of a play in quarto printed from an authoritative manuscript, as distinct from a bad quarto.
(fl. c.1600–20),a Londoner who married the actor Augustine Phillips's widow in 1606. By remarrying she forfeited her husband's share in the Globe, but five years later John Heminges, who ...
Sends Timon a gift of greyhounds but refuses to give him a loan, Timon of Athens 3.1.Anne Button
He is a bellicose French nobleman, mentioned as having been taken prisoner, Henry V 4.8.77.Anne Button
A thane, announces Cawdor's lost thaneship in Macbeth 1.2.107–14 and marches against Macbeth in Act 5.Anne Button
(1575–1632/3)a Stratford landowner to whom Shakespeare left 26s. 8d. to buy a mourning ring.Stanley Wells
A section of a song or dance-based instrumental piece (see Twelfth Night 1.1.4); often repeated with divisions.Jeremy Barlow
Jupiter's consort and goddess of marriage, is played by a spirit in The Tempest's masque of 4.1.Anne Button
A singing pedlar, deceives and robs the rustics in Acts 4 and 5 of The Winter's Tale.Anne Button
A rebel, is among Cade's followers in The First Part of the Contention (2 Henry VI) 4.7.Anne Button
A clown, servant to Shylock, leaves his service for that of Bassanio in The Merchant of Venice.Anne Button
Father of Cressida, is a Trojan priest who has defected to the Greeks in Troilus and Cressida.Anne Button
Sponsored by Don John, schemes to make Hero appear unfaithful to Claudio in Much Ado About Nothing.Anne Button
He is one of the soldiers who speaks to the disguised King Harry, Henry V 4.1.Anne Button
He is one of the noblemen who discover Arthur's body and accuse Hubert, King John 4.3.Anne Button
Catherine's gentlewoman in Henry V, teaches her English, 3.4, and interprets for King Harry and Catherine, 5.2.Anne Button
She claims the throne for her son Arthur, and dies after his capture, King John 4.2.122.Anne Button
He is the father of the woman that Lucilius wishes to marry, Timon of Athens 1.1.Anne Button