Henslowe writes: R at Jeronymo the 8 of Jenewarye 1593 ... xxijs
In modern English: Received at Hieronimo, 8th January, 1593 ... 22 shillings
|Woodcut from the 1615 edition of The Spanish Tragedy.|
The company would, however, have been disappointed by the response of Londoners to this performance, as the audience was much smaller than last week's. Clearly one performance of Hieronimo was enough to satisfy most theatre fans. And perhaps Londoners were focusing more on their daily lives after the excesses of the Christmas season.
- 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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