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"King Edward the Third, with the fall of Mortimer, Earl of March an historicall play, as it is acted at the Theatre-Royall by Their Majesties servants."
Bancroft, John, d. 1696.
Mountfort, William, 1664?-1692.
The dedication is signed Will. Mountfort, and states that the play was a present to him. It was included in "Six plays written by Mr. Mountfort," 1720, the editor stating that though "not wholly composed by him, he had at least a share in fitting it for the stage." Coxeter states that it was written by John Bancroft and given by him to Mountfort. Cf. DNB; BM (new ed.), and Nicoll, A. History of restoration drama, 1940, p. 158.
Published in 1731 under title: The fall of Mortimer. Reviv'd from Mountfort, with alterations.
Errata: p. 56.
, 56 p.
London: Printed for J. Hindmarsh ... R. Bently ... A. Roper ... and Randall Taylor ..., 1691.
Arber's Term cat. / II 347
Wing / B635
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