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All’s Well That Ends Well (Thomas Middleton)
The Palace of Pleasure by William Painter

Antony & Cleopatra
Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes
The Life of Octavius Caesar Augustus by S. Goulart
Pharsalis by Lucan
The Antiquities of the Jews by Flavius Josephus
The Roman Histories of Florus by E.M. Bolton
The Civil Wars by Appian of Alexandria
The Deeds of Cesar by Anonymous
Cleopatra by G.B. Giraldi Cinthio
The Tragedy of Antonie by Robert Garnier
The Tragedy of Cleopatra by Samuel Daniel

As You Like It
Rosalynde by Thomas Lodge
Syr Clymon and Clamydes by Anonymous

The Comedy of Errors
The Menaechmi of Plautus
The Amphitruo of Plautus
Confesso Amantis by John Gower

Coriolanus
Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes
The Roman Histories of Florus by E.M. Bolton
The Roman History of T. Livy by Philemon Holland
Menenius' Fable
Accounts of historical sources
Annales or A Generall Chronicle of England by John Stow
The Great Frost by Thomas Dekker

Cymbeline
The First Volume of Chronicles by Raphael Holinshed
The Description and Historie of Scotland by Raphael Holinshed
The Decameron by Giovanni Bocaccio
Frederyke of Jennen by Anonymous
Eufemia: A Comedy by Lope de Rueda
Certaine Tragicall Discourses of Bandello by Geoffrey Fenton
The Rare Triumphes of Love and Fortune by Anonymous
Jerusalem Delivered by Torquato Tasso

Double Falsehood
The History of Cardenio
The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes

Hamlet
Historiae Danicae by Saxo Grammaticus
The Romane Historie by Titus Livius
The Hystorie of Hamblet by Anonymous
Henrici Scotorum Regis Manes by John Gordon
Fratricide Punished (Der bestrafte Brudermord) by Howard Furness
Seneca, His Tenne Tragedies by Thomas Newton
The St. Alban's Chronicle
Tarltons Newes out of Purgatorie by Anonymous
Actual events- The murderer of Francesco Maria I, Duke of Urbino
Eulogies of Men Famous for Warlike Virtue by Paolo Giovio
The Tragedie of Dido Queene of Carthage by Christopher Marlowe and Thomas Nashe
A Warning for Faire Women by Anonymous
The Conflict of Conscience by Nathaniel Woods
The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia by Sir Philip Stanley

Henry 4, Part 1
The Third Volume of Chronicles by Raphael Holinshed
A Myrroure for Magistrates by The Duke of Suffolk
The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars by Samuel Daniel
Sir John Falstaff of Nacton
A New Enterlude called Theresytes by Anonymous
Endimion by John Lyly
The Nature of the Four Elements by John Rastell
The World and the Child by Anonymous

Henry 4, Part 2
The Third Volume of Chronicles by Raphael Holinshed
The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars by Samuel Daniel
The Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Famelies of Lancastre and Yorke by Edward Hall
The Governour by Sir Thomas Elyot
Tarlton's Jests
The Chronicles of England by John Stow
Hichscorner by Anonymous
The Famous Victories of Henry the Fifth by Anonymous

Henry 5
The Third Volume of Chronicles by Raphael Holinshed
A Myrroure for Magistrates by The Duke of Suffolk
The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars by Samuel Daniel
The Annals of C. Tacitus by R. Greneway
Instructions, Observations and Orders Militarie by Sir John Smithe

Henry 6, Part 1
The Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Famelies of Lancastre and Yorke by Edward Hall
The Third Volume of Chronicles by Raphael Holinshed
Historia Regum Britanniae by Geoffrey of Monmouth
Journal of the Siege of Rouen by Sir Thomas Coningsby

Henry 6, Part 2
The Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Famelies of Lancastre and Yorke by Edward Hall
The Third Volume of Chronicles by Raphael Holinshed
Device for Lord Mayor's Pageant by T. Nelson
The Life and Death of Jack Straw by Anonymous
A Myrroure for Magistrates by The Duke of Suffolk

Henry 6, Part 3
The Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Famelies of Lancastre and Yorke by Edward Hall
The Third Volume of Chronicles by Raphael Holinshed
A Myrroure for Magistrates by The Duke of Suffolk

Henry 8 (John Fletcher)
The Third Volume of Chronicles by Raphael Holinshed
Actes and Monuments of Martyrs by John Foxe
When You See Me, You Know Me by Samuel Rowley

Julius Caesar
Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes
The Histories of Sallust by Thomas Heywood
The Roman History of Velleius by Sir R. LeGrys
The Historie of Twelve Caesars by Suctonius
The Roman Histories of Florus by E.M. Bolton
The Governour by Sir Thomas Elyot
Il Cesare by Orlando Pescetti
Cesar's Revenge by Anonymous

King Edward 3
Chroniques by Jean Froissart
Chronicles by R. Holinshed
Famous Victories of Henry V by Anonymous
Actual reports of the Spanish Armada

King John
The Third Volume of Chronicles by Raphael Holinshed
The Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Famelies of Lancastre and Yorke by Edward Hall
Actes and Monuments of Martyrs by John Foxe
The English Chronicle of Randulph of Coggeshall
King Johan by John Bale
The Troublesome Raigne of King John by Anonymous

King Lear
Historia Anglicana by Geoffrey of Monmouth
The Second Booke of the Historie of England by Raphael Holinshed
An Historical Description of the Iland of Britaine by William Harrison
Remaines Concerning Britaine by William Camden
The Mirror for Magistrates by John Higgins
The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser
Albion's England by William Warner
The True Chronicle Historie of King Leir by Anonymous
The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
A Declaration of egregious Popish Impostures by Samuel Harsnett

King Richard 2
The Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Famelies of Lancastre and Yorke by Edward Hall
The Third Volume of Chronicles by R. Holinshed
A Myrroure for Magistrates by The Duke of Suffolk
The Chronicle of Froissart by Lord Berners
Chronicque de la Traison et mort de Richart Deux Roy Dengleterre by Benjamin Williams
The First Fowre Bookes of the Civile Wars by Samuel Daniel
Thomas of Woodstock by Anonymous

Love’s Labour’s Lost
The French Academie by T. Bowes
The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet by T. Johnes
The History of the Civil Wars of France by H.C. Davila
Gesta Grayorum by W.W. Greg.
Travels of Sir Jerome Horsey in Russia at the Close of the Sixteenth Century by E. A. Bond

Macbeth
Vertumnus Sive Annus Recurrents by Matthew Gwinn
A Continuance of Albions England by William Warner
The Chronicle of Andrew Wyntoun
The Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland by R. Holinshed
Rerum Scoticarum Historia by George Buchanan
De Origine, Moribus, et Rebus Gestis Scotorum by John Leslie
A Defensative against the Poyson of Supposed Prophecies by Henry Howard
Medea by Seneca
Agamemnon by Seneca
Gesta Romanorum by Anonymous
Thomas of Reading by Thomas Deloney
An Alphabet of Tales by Estienne de Besancon

Measure for Measure
De Sermone Domini in Monte Secundum Mattaeum by Saint Augustine of Hippo
Hecatommithi by G. B. Giraldi Cinthio
Epithia by G. B. Giraldi Cinthio
Promos and Cassandra by George Whetstone
The Second pt…of the Boke entitled Too Good to be true by T. Lupton
The Adventures of Brusanus, Prince of Hungaria by Barnaby Riche

The Merchant of Venice
Il Pecorone by Ser Giovanni Fiorentino
The Three Ladies of London by R. W.
The Orator by A. Silvayn
Zelauto or The Fountaine of Fame by Anthony Munday
The Jew of Malta by Christopher Marlowe
Il Novellino by Masuccio
Gesta Romanorum by Sir. F. Madden

The Merry Wives of Windsor
Il Pecorone by Ser Giovanni Fiorentino
Tarltons Newes out of Purgatorie
Riche his Farewell to Militarie Profession by Barnaby Riche
England as Seen by Foreigners by W.B. Rye
The Governor of Dieppe in Trouble
Metamorphoses by Ovid
Endimion by John Lyly

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
The Knightes Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer
The Life of Theseus by Plutarch
Huon of Bordeaux by Lord Berners
The Discoverie of Witchcraft by Reginald Scot
Thesaurus Linguae Romanae et Britannicae by T. Cooper
The XI Books of the Golden Asse containing the Metamorphoses of Lucius Apuleius by William Adlington
Metamorphoses by Ovid
A Handefull of Pleasant Delites by Clement Robinson
The Tragedy of Pyramus and Thisbe by B.M. Add.

Much Ado About Nothing
Orlando Furioso by Ludovico Ariosto
The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser
La Prima Parte de la Novelle del Bandello by Lucca
Fedele and Fortunio by Anthony Munday

Othello
Gli Hecatommithi by G. B. Giraldi
Certane Tragicall Discourses by Bandello
The Generall Historie of the Turkes by Richard Knolles

Pericles (George Wilkins)
Confessio Amantis by John Gower
The Patterne of Painefull Adventures by Laurence Twine
The Countesse of Pembrokes by Sir Philip Sidney
The Painfull Adventures of Pericles Prince of Tyre by George Wilkins
The Orator by Lazarus Piot

Richard 3
The Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Famelies of Lancastre and Yorke by Edward Hall
A Myrroure for Magistrates by The Duke of Suffolk
Richardus Tertius by Thomas Legge
Hercules Furens by Seneca
The True Tragedy of Richard III by Anonymous
The Rose of Englande by Anonymous

Romeo & Juliet
The Tragicall Historye of Romeus and Juliet by Arthur Brooke

Sir Thomas More
The Third Volume of Chronicles by Raphael Holinshed
The Life and Death of Sir Thomas More by Nicholas Harpsfield
Tres Thomae by Thomas Stapleton
Lusty Juventus
A Banquet of Dainty Conceits by Anthony Munday

The Taming of the Shrew
The Taming of a Shrew
Thrésor d'histoires admirables et mémorables by S. Goulart
Supposes by George Gascoigne

The Tempest
A True Reportory of the Wracke and Redemption of Sir Thomas Gates, Knight by William Strachey
A true Declaration of the estate of the Colonie in Virginia
A True and Sincere declaration of the purpose and ends of the Plantation begun in Virginia
The first part of the Mirrour of Knighthood by M. Tyler
The third part of the First Book of the Mirrour of Knighthood by R. Parry
The Fair Sidea by Jacob Ayrer
Metamorphoses by Ovid
A Most Pleasant Comedie of Mucedorus by Anonymous
John a Kent and John a Cumber by Anthony Munday
The Three Satyrs, A Pastoral Tale by Anonymous
Hymenaei, A Masque by Ben Johnson
Colloquia: The Shipwreck, a Dialogue by Desiderius Erasmus

Timon of Athens (Thomas Middleton)
Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes
The Palace of Pleasure by William Painter
The Dialogue of Timon by Lucian
Timone by M.M. Boiardo
Theatrum Mundi by P. Boaistuau
Timon by Anonymous
Campaspe by John Lyly

Titus Andronicus (George Peele)
The History of Titus Andronicus by Anonymous
Metamorphoses by Ovid
Thyestes by L.A. Seneca
A Lamentable Ballad by Anonymous
Plutarch's Parallel Lives

Troilus & Cressida
The Seven Books of Homers Iliads
Metamorphoses by Ovid
The Historye Sege and Dystruccyon of Troye by John Lydgate
The Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye by Raoul Lefevre
The Testament of Cresseid by Robert Henryson

Twelfth Night
Gl' Ingannati by the Academy of the Thunderstruck in Siena
L'Interesse by Nicolo Secchi
Riche his Farewell to Militarie Profession by Barnaby Riche
The Famous History of Parismus by Emanuel Forde
A Letter by Roland White
Merry Passages and Jests by Sir Nicholas L'Estrange

The Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Governor by Sir Thomas Elyot
Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit by John Lyly
Diana Enamorada by J. de Montemayor
The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Flavio Tradito by F. Scala
Tragaedia von Julio and Hyppolita by Georgina Archer

The Two Noble Kinsmen (John Fletcher)
The Knightes Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer
Masque of the Inner Temple by Francis Beaumont

The Winter’s Tale
Pandosto The Triumph of Time by Robert Greene
The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Parismenos by Emmanuel Ford
Mucedorus by Anonymous
The Fisherman's Tale and Flora's Fortune by Francis Sabie
The Second Part of Conny-catching and The Third Part of Conny-catching by Robert Greene
The Humour Out of Breath by John Day
The Ninth Book of Amadis de Gaule by F. de Silva
The History of the Tryall of Chevalry by Anonymous
Metamorphoses by Ovid

Venus & Adonis
Metamorphoses by Ovid
Hero and Leander by Christopher Marlowe

The Rape of Lucrece
The Legende of Good Women by Geoffrey Chaucer
Fasti by Ovid
The Pallace of Pleasure by William Painter

The Phoenix and Turtle
Love's Martyr by Robert Chester

A Lover’s Complaint
None known.

The Passionate Pilgrim
None known.

Sonnets
None known.
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