Playhouse wills: 1558-1642

Playhouse wills: 1558-1642


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719030178
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 05/01/2015
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

E.A.J. Honigmann was Joseph Cowen Professor of English at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Susan Brock is Librarian and Honorary Fellow of the Shakespeare Institute at the University of Birmingham

Table of Contents


Social history

1. The theatrical community

2. Wealth and finance

3. The personal voice

Testamentary procedure

4. Wills and the law

5. The making of the will

6. The form of the will

7. Probate


List of testators by date of will or administration

List of testators by occupation


8. Wills

9. Some administrations of interest

10. Inventories


11. Acting companies to 1642

12. Printed indexes to wills

Index of persons

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