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At some point in 1608, Mathew Law re-published Richard II, including a new title page.
The second edition of Pericles was printed in 1609, the same year as the first.
Shakespeare’s collection of 154 poems in the English sonnet form was first published in 1609.
This is the first edition of Troilus and Cressida. This play was recorded twice in the Stationers’ Company register before it was ever printed.
First published in 1609, Pericles was among the most popular plays in print during the early 17th century, with a total of six editions published by 1635.
January 28, 1609
Troilus and Cressida was entered for the second time in Liber C of the Stationers' Company on January 28, 1609. The play had first been entered into Liber C on February 7, 1603, by James Roberts, a publisher.
May 20, 1609
On May 20, 1609, a publisher named Thomas Thorpe entered a book entitled "Shakespeare's sonnettes" into Liber C of the Stationers' Company.
This is the second edition of Troilus and Cressida. This play was recorded twice in the Stationers’ Company register before it was ever printed.
September 9, 1609
Thomas Greene, Stratford-upon-Avon’s town clerk, or steward, notes that he "might stay another yere at newe place"
Thomas Greene, a Middle Temple lawyer, was appointed Stratford’s steward in August 1603. He clearly settled in the town at that point, but until September 1609 there is no record of where he lived.
February 15, 1609
Shakespeare sues John Addenbrooke: a writ to require the attendance of jurors, under threat of dispossession of their goods
On August 17, 1608, William Shakespeare (or his family or agents acting on his behalf) began an action in the Stratford court of record to recover a debt of £6 from John Addenbrooke. The case dragged on until at least June 7, 1609.