Three Latin comedies acted at Cambridge, 1596-7, written soon after 1597
- (fol. 1). 'Silvanus', acted Jan. 13, '1596': with names of actors. Some music is on fol. 15. The name of 'Anthonius Rollinson' (erased) is on fol. ivv, and may indicate the author.
- (fol. 15v) 'Hispanus', acted at the Comitia of 1596: with names of actors, and corrections which are continued on fols. 59-65.
- (fol. 40v) 'Machiavellus', acted Dec. 9, 1597: with names of actors, but a leaf or two are wanting at the end after fol. 58. The author was -- Wiburne.
- Creation: written soon after 1597
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 234
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21808
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
Acquired by Douce in 1793.
6 3/4 × 4 5/8 in.