Epigraphs to individual chapters range widely, beginning with the medieval Catalan poet...
29 December 1621
The Witch of Edmonton, a tragicomedy collaboratively written by Thomas Dekker
, John Ford
, William Rowley
and others, had its first specifically recorded performance, among the Court's Christmas entertainments; it had reached the...
Dramatist John Ford
published a particularly violent and disturbing tragedy entitled 'Tis Pity She's a Whore.