Henslowe writes: R at mandevell the 13 of Jenewary 1593 ... ixs
In modern English: Received at Mandeville, 12th January, 1593 ... 9 shillings
Mandevillian monster from
the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493)
The company last performed Sir John Mandeville only a week ago, when it had received a miserable box office of only 12 shillings. Today's returns were even worse though; indeed they're among the worst ever recorded at the Rose. It is hard to understand why the company revived this play so soon.
- 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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