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More props from Henslowe

A dragon rises from the floor.
Detail of the title page of the 1631 edition of Dr. Faustus.
Folger Shakespeare Library.

Henslowe's Diary provides many clues about the properties the actors used.

The "heavens" was the name given to the roof projecting over the stage. A throne could be let down from it by pulley.