Philip Stubbes

(c. 1555—1610) pamphleteer

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(fl. 1583–91),

a Puritan pamphleteer, author of The Anatomie of Abuses (1583), a denunciation of evil customs of the time which, in the author's opinion, needed abolition. It contains a section on stage plays and is one of the principal sources of information on the social and economic conditions of the period.

Subjects: Literature.

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