Henslowe writes: R at Jeronymo the 31 marche 1591 ... iijll
In modern English: Received at Hieronimo, 31st March, 1592 ... £3
|Woodcut from the 1615 edition of The Spanish Tragedy.|
The Spanish Tragedy was a well-established and popular play and had produced spectacular box office back on the 14th. It had disappointed on the 20th, but now it seemed to be back to normal, in tune with the general tenor of this week's performances; Easter Week still seems to be a great week for Henslowe's Rose.
14th March - 71 shillings
20th March - 38 shillings
31st March - 60 shillings
- Transcript of this page of the Diary (from W.W. Greg's 1904 edition)
- Facsimile of this page of the Diary (from the Henslowe-Alleyn Digitisation Project)
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