The Lives and Characters of the English Dramatick Poets/Thomas Norton
Thomas Norton, and Tho. Sackvile.
THese Twin Authors liv’d in Queen Elizabeth’s Reign, the latter was Lord Buckhurst, and 1 Jac. created Earl of Dorset, Mar. 13. 1603.
Ferrex and Porrex, a Tragedy, 8 vo. first printed . but since by the Title of
Gorboduc, a Tragedy, 4 to. re-printed, 1590. This Play was presented by the Gentlemen of the Inner-Temple, before the Queen’s most excellent Majesty; and accounted an excellent Play, full of Morality. Plot from our British Chronicles.