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Matthew Law published the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth editions of Henry IV Part 1.
The London Prodigal was published in 1605 attributed to William Shakespeare, as performed by the King’s Men.
In 1587 William Camden (1551-1623), one of England’s most respected antiquaries, published his Britannia (ESTC), first in Latin, and then, beginning in 1610, in English.
This is the fourth edition of Richard III, printed in 1605. On June 25, 1603, Andrew Wise, who published the first three editions, transferred the rights to Matthew Law.
Sir Thomas Smithes Voiage and Entertainment in Rushia, printed in 1605 by William White and William Jaggard for Nathaniel Butler, includes an early reference to Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
In several scenes, the Cambridge University play Progress to Parnassus mocks the literary tastes and talents of the London commercial stage, depicting Shakespeare as a popular but unsophisticated playwright and poet.
George Eld printed The Puritan; or, the Widow of Watling Street in 1607 with an attribution to “W.S.” The title page’s further information that the play was performed by the Children of Paul’s is the strongest evidence against the Shakespeare attribution as Shakes