The Life and Death of King John 1596


First official record: Francis Meres' Palladis Tamia (1598)First publishedFirst Folio (1623)


First recorded performance: although there are several references to the play having been performed during the seventeenth century, none of them offer any specific details, and the first documented performance was on 26 February 1737 at Covent Garden.[44]


Evidence: We wait…