Reconstructing lost plays/Keep the Widow Waking

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Keep the Widow Waking is a lost Jacobean play, significant chiefly for the light it throws on the complexities of collaborative authorship in English Renaissance drama.[1]

Characters (12)
Anne Grindall, widow
Toby Audley, suitor to Anne
Nathaniel Grindall, son to Anne
Martha Jackson, friend to Anne
Mary Spenser, friend to Toby
Margery Spenser, mother to Mary
Nicholas Cartmell, vicar
Francis Holiday, curate
John Audley, lawyer and brother to Toby
Barless, constable
Bragg, jailer
Sarah, abortionist

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