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'A Tragi-Coomodie, called the Witch: long since acted by his Maties Seruants at the Black-Friers. Written by Tho. Middleton', written perhaps in the second quarter of the 17th cent.

MS. Malone 12
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

With a later pen-and-ink 'Vera Effigies Tho Middletoni Gent.', probably from an engraving.


  • Creation: written perhaps in the second quarter of the 17th cent.


102 pages

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Malone 12

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 20560

Custodial History

Notes by Steevens and Malone show the following succession of owners: Benj. Griffin the actor, Lockyer Davis bookseller in Holborn, major Thomas Pearson, George Steevens (bt. at the Pearson sale, no. 3872, 1787, for £2 14s.), Edm. Malone (bt. at the Steevens sale, May 20, 1800, for £7 10s.).

Physical Facet

On paper


8 × 6 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom