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Transcripts of printed quarto plays, written in about A.D. 1800

MS. Malone 32
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Comprises the following transcripts:

  1. (fol. 4) 'The Araygnement of Paris, a pastorall...' (by George Peele), Lond. 1584, from Garrick's copy in the British Museum
  2. (fol. 24) 'The Old Wiues Tale, a ... comedie ... written by G. P[eele]', Lond. 1595, from dr. -- Wright's copy purchased at his sale in 1787 by George Steevens
  3. (fol. 47) 'The Scottish Historie of lames the Fourth ... written by Robert Greene ...', a play, Lond. 1598, from lord Charlemont's copy
  4. (fol. 87) 'A pleasant comedie called Common Conditions' (about 1570), from dr. -- Wright's copy, purchased by G. Steevens
  5. (fol. 111) 'Robyn Hood, a Maye Game', Lond., n.d., copied as fol. 4
  6. (fol. 117) 'A pretie new Enterlude ... of the Story of King Daryus ...', Lond. 1565, copied as fol. 4


  • Creation: written in about A.D. 1800


150 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Malone 32

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 20574

Physical Facet

On paper


7 5/8 × 5 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom