From Stage to Page - Medieval and Renaissance Drama

The N-Town Cycle

This edition was prepared by comparing Peter Meredith and Stanley J. Kahrl' s The N-Town Plays: A Facsimile of British Library MS Cotton Vespasian D VIII (Leeds, 1977) with Stephen Spector's The N-Town Play: Cotton MS Vespasian D. 8 (EETS: Oxford, 1991).

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The Proclamation of the Banns
Play 1: Creation of Heaven & Fall of the Rebel Angels
Play 2: Creation of World & Fall of Adam and Eve
Play 3: Cain and Abel
Play 4: Noah's Flood
Play 5: Abraham's Sacrifice of Isaac
Play 6: Moses and the Ten Commandments
Play 7: The Root of Jesse: Prophecies of the Savior
Play 8: Joachim and Anna & the Conception of Mary
Play 9: Joachim and Anne's Presentation of Mary at the Temple
Play 10: The Marriage of Mary and Joseph
Play 11: The Parliament in Heaven and the Annunciation
Play 12: Joseph's Doubt About Mary
Play 13: Mary's Visit to Elizabeth
Play 14: The Trial of Mary and Joseph
Play 15: The Nativity
Play 16: The Annunciation to and Visitation of the Shepherds
Play 17: (No Play)
Play 18: The Adoration of the Magi
Play 19: The Purification
Play 20: The Slaugher of the Innocents
Play 21: Christ and the Doctors in the Temple
Play 22: The Baptism of Christ
Play 23: The Parliament in Hell and the Temptation in the Desert
Play 24: The Woman Taken in Adultery
Play 25: The Raising of Lazarus
Play 26: The First Passion Play: Lucifer and John the Baptist; Conspiracy Against Christ; Entry into Jerusalem
Play 27: The Last Supper
Play 28: Agony in the Garden & the Arrest of Christ
Play 29: Christ's Passion: Herod's Boasting; Trial Before Annas & Caiphas
Play 30: Death of Judas & Trials Before Pilate and Herod
Play 31: Pilate's Wife, and the Second Trial Before Pilate
Play 32: Procession to Calvary & Crucifixion of Christ
Play 33: The Harrowing of Hell
Play 34: Burial of Christ & Guarding of the Sepulchre
Play 35: The Harrowing of Hell B: Christ's Appearance to Mary; Pilate Berates the Soldiers
Play 36: The Three Marys at the Tomb of Christ
Play 37: Christ's Appearance to Mary Magdalene
Play 38: Christ's Appearance to Cleophas, Luke, and Thomas
Play 39: The Ascension of Christ & the Selection of Matthias
Play 40: Pentecost
Play 41: Assumption of Mary Into Heaven
Play 42: Last Judgment

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The Proclamation of the Banns
Play 1: Creation of Heaven & Fall of the Rebel Angels
Play 2: Creation of World & Fall of Adam and Eve
Play 3: Cain and Abel
Play 4: Noah's Flood
Play 5: Abraham's Sacrifice of Isaac
Play 6: Moses and the Ten Commandments
Play 7: The Root of Jesse: Prophecies of the Savior
Play 8: Joachim and Anna & the Conception of Mary
Play 9: Joachim and Anne's Presentation of Mary at the Temple
Play 10: The Marriage of Mary and Joseph
Play 11: The Parliament in Heaven and the Annunciation
Play 12: Joseph's Doubt About Mary
Play 13: Mary's Visit to Elizabeth
Play 14: The Trial of Mary and Joseph
Play 15: The Nativity
Play 16: The Annunciation to and Visitation of the Shepherds
Play 17: (No Play)
Play 18: The Adoration of the Magi
Play 19: The Purification
Play 20: The Slaugher of the Innocents
Play 21: Christ and the Doctors in the Temple
Play 22: The Baptism of Christ
Play 23: The Parliament in Hell and the Temptation in the Desert
Play 24: The Woman Taken in Adultery
Play 25: The Raising of Lazarus
Play 26: The First Passion Play: Lucifer and John the Baptist; Conspiracy Against Christ; Entry into Jerusalem
Play 27: The Last Supper
Play 28: Agony in the Garden & the Arrest of Christ
Play 29: Christ's Passion: Herod's Boasting; Trial Before Annas & Caiphas
Play 30: Death of Judas & Trials Before Pilate and Herod
Play 31: Pilate's Wife, and the Second Trial Before Pilate
Play 32: Procession to Calvary & Crucifixion of Christ
Play 33: The Harrowing of Hell
Play 34: Burial of Christ & Guarding of the Sepulchre
Play 35: The Harrowing of Hell B: Christ's Appearance to Mary; Pilate Berates the Soldiers
Play 36: The Three Marys at the Tomb of Christ
Play 37: Christ's Appearance to Mary Magdalene
Play 38: Christ's Appearance to Cleophas, Luke, and Thomas
Play 39: The Ascension of Christ & the Selection of Matthias
Play 40: Pentecost
Play 41: Assumption of Mary Into Heaven
Play 42: Last Judgment

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