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A 1656 bookseller's catalogue lists this tragedy as Shakespeare's. However Henslowe's ‘Diary’ more reliably reports that Chettle received payment for writing a ‘tragedie called Hawghman’, which was first performed at the Fortune.


Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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