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  • Title: Richard II: List of print anomalies in the Quarto text
  • Author: Catherine Lisak
  • Editor: Donald Bailey

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    Author: Catherine Lisak
    Editor: Donald Bailey
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    Richard II: List of print anomalies in the Quarto text

    This file contains information about printing irregularities in the Capell copy of Q1 of Richard II (British Library), compiled by Catherine Lisak and Don Bailey.

    TLN: 9: Thomas
    Irregularity: the top left side of the "o" of "our" is slightly damaged.
    TLN: 10: Thomas
    Irregularity: the capital "T" of "Thomas" is damaged.
    TLN: 13: on
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "o" is only partially printed.
    TLN: 23: rage,
    Irregularity: the comma is raised.
    TLN: 30: thanke
    Irregularity: the "a" of "thanke" is damaged.
    TLN: 34: Norffolke
    Irregularity: the second "o" of "Norffolke" appears to be a turned "c".
    TLN: 59: curbs
    Irregularity: the "u" in "curbs" is mangled.
    TLN: 67: ods,
    Irregularity: the comma is possibly a blackletter period.
    TLN: 82: I
    Irregularity: the "I" is broken.
    TLN: 82: worse
    Irregularity: the "o" has a bar through the middle and appears to be a "theta". See tln n=315, 448, 805. 1096
    TLN: 95: detaind
    Irregularity: the "t" of "detaind" is broken.
    TLN: 107: eonsequently
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "c" is an "e": "consequently" reads "eonsequently".
    TLN: 107: taitour
    Irregularity: in the previous word, there is a misspelling. The "r" in "traitor" is missing.
    TLN: 112: n="112"/>And,
    Irregularity: the mark after the word "And" is too straight in shape to be a comma. See Richard II in the Hinman facsimile, TLN 108.
    TLN: 113: it,
    Irregularity: the comma after the word "it" is raised.
    TLN: 117: deafe.
    Irregularity: the period after the word "deafe" might be a comma.
    TLN: 120: eares,
    Irregularity: the comma after the word "eares" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 130: liest.
    Irregularity: the period might be a comma.
    TLN: 135: account:
    Irregularity: the roman "colon" is bent.
    TLN: 150: boldly
    Irregularity: the first "l" of "boldly" is not clearly printed.
    TLN: 166: sonne
    Irregularity: , the first "n" of "sonne" is broken.
    TLN: 172: self
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "f" is partly unclear because of faint printing.
    TLN: 177: baffuld
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "a" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 181: must
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "m" is turned.
    TLN: 183: spots
    Irregularity: the roman "colon" is bent.
    TLN: 191: done
    Irregularity: the roman "colon" is bent.
    TLN: 197: fight
    Irregularity: the "s" of "sight" is an "f " and the word reads "fight".
    TLN: 215: allarmes
    Amiguity: - "allarmes" may possibly be "all armes" run together.
    TLN: 254: Gods
    Amiguity: the "o" of "Gods" looks like a broken "e" and the word may read "Geds".
    TLN: 259: Duch.
    Irregularity: the period is faint.
    TLN: 260: defence,
    Irregularity: the comma may be a broken piece of type serving as a period.
    TLN: 261: Duch.
    Irregularity: the period is faint.
    TLN: 266: carier
    Irregularity: the first "r" of "carier" is broken.
    TLN: 275: is
    Compositor error: "is" instead of "it".
    TLN: 280: this
    Irregularity: the "i" of "this" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 281: al
    Irregularity: the "l" of "al" is bent.
    TLN: 303: Champion,
    Irregularity: the comma is possibly a period.
    TLN: 315: loyalty
    Irregularity: the "o" of "loyalty" has a bar through the middle and appears to be a "theta".
    TLN: 349: all
    Irregularity: the first "l" of "all" is bent.
    TLN: 360: louing
    Irregularity: the vowels "o" and "i" of "louing" are faintly printed.
    TLN: 372: cote.
    Amiguity: the period at the end of the line may possibly be a raised comma. See TLN 427.
    TLN: 378: amaZing
    Irregularity: the "z" of "amazing" is capitalized. See TLN 427.
    TLN: 393: truth
    Irregularity: the "r" of "truth" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 394: Lord
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the ascender of the "d" is bent to the left.
    TLN: 395: Valour
    Irregularity: the "o" of "Valour" is damaged and looks like a damaged "e" or even possibly a tilted "c".
    TLN: 396: triall
    Irregularity: the first "l" of "triall" is bent.
    TLN: 398: God
    Irregularity: the ascender of the "d" of "God" is bent to the left.
    TLN: 402: himselfe
    Irregularity: the "i" of "himselfe" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 414: Mart.
    Irregularity: there appears to be a piece of type, possibly a small italic "p.".
    TLN: 422: done:
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "colon" is not aligned but slightly raised.
    TLN: 427: rouZde
    Irregularity: the "z" of "rouzde" is capitalized. See TLN "378".
    TLN: 437: this
    Irregularity: the "s" is broken.
    TLN: 437: comfort
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "m" is broken: "comfort" might even possibly read "coinfort".
    TLN: 443: houres
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "o" is broken.
    TLN: 448: your
    Irregularity: the "o" of "your" has a bar through the middle and appears to be a "theta". See TLN 315.
    TLN: 452: yeeres,.
    Irregularity: the comma after "yeeres" is immediately followed by a period.
    TLN: 494: Bullingbrooke
    Irregularity: the first "o" of "Bullingbrooke" is not aligned but partially raised.
    TLN: 539: presence
    Irregularity: the s of "presence" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 554: inforced
    Irregularity: the "r" of "inforced" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 557.2: remcmber
    Irregularity: the second "e" of "remember" looks like a "c" .
    TLN: 557.4: apprentishood
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "h" is oddly shaped. See TLN "592", QLN "620".
    TLN: 583: n="611"/>Awakt
    Irregularity: the "t" of "Awakt" is badly damaged.
    TLN: 584: parting
    Irregularity: the "r" of "parting" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 592: should
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the ascender of the "h" is oddly shaped. See TLN "557+4", QLN "563".
    TLN: 613: n="641"/>Expedient
    Irregularity: the "t" of "Expedient" is damaged.
    TLN: 617: for
    Irregularity: the "f" of "for" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 652: markt
    Irregularity: the "f" of "for" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 639: n="666"/>Pray
    Irregularity: the "P" of "Pray" is set to the left of the column.
    TLN: 639: n=10/>Amen
    Irregularity: the "m" of "Amen" is broken, or written using the letters "in", with the "i" having lost its dot.
    TLN: 652: markt
    Irregularity: the "r" of "markt" is damaged or is possibly a "t".
    TLN: 656: Richard
    Irregularity: the capital "R" of "Richard" is of a smaller font.
    TLN: 661: aIwayes
    Irregularity: the "l" of "alwayes" looks like a capital "I".
    TLN: 670: chuse,
    Amiguity: the comma might possibly be a period.
    TLN: 675: burne
    Irregularity: the "n" of "burne" is broken.
    TLN: 677: tires
    Irregularity: the top part of the letter "s" in "tires" is faint.
    TLN: 682: of
    Irregularity: the top part of the letter "o" of "of" is partly broken.
    TLN: 695: [no lemma]
    Note that there is no catch-word for this page.
    TLN: 703: backe
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "a" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 705: inckie
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "c" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 707: conquest
    Irregularity: the "u" of "conquest" is partly obscured.
    TLN: 710: and
    Irregularity: the "d" of "and" is partly obscured.
    TLN: 717: Gaunt
    Irregularity: the "n" of "Gaunt" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 719: from
    Irregularity: the "o" of "from" is completely obscured.
    TLN: 723: my
    Irregularity: the "y" of "my" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 731: flatter
    Irregularity: the first "t" of "flatter" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 735: ill.
    Amiguity: the period at the end of this line is possibly a comma.
    TLN: 749: Iaid
    Irregularity: the "l" of "laid" is printed "I".
    TLN: 751: to
    Irregularity: the "o" of "to" is mangled.
    TLN: 765: brother
    Irregularity: the "t" of "brother" is slightly mangled.
    TLN: 784: become
    Irregularity: the "m" of "become" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 798: next
    the t is partly obscured
    TLN: 805: onely
    Irregularity: the "o" has a bar through the middle and appears to be a "theta".
    TLN: 826: friends:
    Irregularity: the "colon" is very slightly bent backward.
    TLN: 831: Richard:
    Irregularity: the top dot of the "colon" is partly faint.
    TLN: 846: ait
    Irregularity: the "r" of "art" is in fact an "I" without the dot.
    TLN: 882: boldly
    Irregularity: the "l" of "boldly" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 885: n="909"/>Vnlesse
    Irregularity: the "e" of "Vnlesse" is very faintly printed and looks like an italicized "colon".
    TLN: 938: [no lemma]
    NOTE: in the Capell copy, words in the two preceeding lines are not visible because of a hole in the page.
    TLN: 939: departing
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the ascender of the "d" is bent to the left.
    TLN: 953: too
    Irregularity: the "o" of "too" is slightly raised.
    TLN: 961: Richard
    Irregularity: the second "r" of "Richard" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 963: comming
    Irregularity: the "i" of "comming" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 973: vpon
    Irregularity: the "o" of "vpon" is badly damaged.
    TLN: 976: [no lemma]
    NOTE: in the Capell copy, a hole in the page affect the reading of several letters.
    TLN: 982: but
    Irregularity: the ascender of the "b" in "but" is bent to the right.
    TLN: 987: mine
    Irregularity: the "i" of "mine" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 1019: sorow
    Irregularity: the "r" of "sorow" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 1030: lookes
    Irregularity: the "s" of "lookes" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 1053: woes
    Irregularity: the "s" of "woes" is partly raised.
    TLN: 1054: [no lemma]
    NOTE: in the Capell copy, letters are misaligned in the two preceeding lines because of a hole in the page.
    TLN: 1069: kinsman
    Irregularity: the "s" of "kinsman" is broken.
    TLN: 1069: whom
    Irregularity: the "o" of "whom" is slightly raised.
    TLN: 1078: enemy
    Irregularity: the "n" of "enemy" is either turned or may be broken.
    TLN: 1083: fils
    Irregularity: the "l" of "fils" is broken.
    TLN: 1089: little
    Irregularity: the "i" of "little" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 1095: part
    Irregularity: the "r" of "part" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 1096: part
    Irregularity: the "o" has a bar through the middle and appears to be a "theta".
    TLN: 1117: tediousnesse
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the ascender of the "d" is bent to the left.
    TLN: 1117: trauell
    Irregularity: the "t" of "trauell" is mangled.
    TLN: 1152: [no lemma]
    Note that the text on this page runs one line further down than usual. The last line of dialogue is on the same line as the catch-word.
    TLN: 1203: n="1216"/>But
    Irregularity: the "B" in "But" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 1204: bosome
    Irregularity: the "m" of "bosome" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 1235: granted
    Irregularity: the "r" of "granted" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 1272: repose
    Irregularity: the "o" of "repose" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 1274: to
    Irregularity: the "o" of "to" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 1301: assured
    Irregularity: the "r" of "assured" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 1303: Fall
    Irregularity: in the catchword, the second "l" has slipped slightly down.
    TLN: 1317: your
    Irregularity: the "r" of "your" is partly obscured.
    TLN: 1325: n="1335"/>Broke
    Irregularity: "o" of "Broke" is partly mangled.
    TLN: 1327: by
    Irregularity: the "b" of "by" has a partly broken off ascender.
    TLN: 1329: bloud
    Irregularity: the "l" of "bloud" is bent.
    TLN: 1349: intreated
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "t" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 1375: theyr
    Irregularity: the "e" in "theyr" is partially broken.
    TLN: 1398: tops
    Irregularity: the first two letters in "tops", have slipped slightly.
    TLN: 1417: fall
    Irregularity: the "f" of "fall" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 1428: state,
    Amiguity: the final comma is possibly a period.
    TLN: 1441: coward
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "d" is slanted to the left.
    TLN: 1441: sleepest
    Compositor error: "sleepest" has been spelt "sseepest"; the type is damaged in the case of the second "s".
    TLN: 1495: sowrest
    Irregularity: the "w" of "sowrest" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 1545: Aum.
    in the Capell copy, between TLN 1545 and TLN 1554 the type has begun to collapse, with the lines shifting. Note "hath" at TLN 1545 and "make" at TLN 1545.
    TLN: 1564: foorth
    Irregularity: the second "t" of "foorth" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 1613: Scroope
    Irregularity: the "r" of "Scroope" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 1638: thinkes
    Irregularity: the "s" of "thinkes" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 1642: Ile
    Irregularity: the "l" of "Ile" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 1658: n="1661"/>That
    Irregularity: the capital "T" of "That" is broken.
    TLN: 1658: n="1661"/>of bloeding
    Irregularity: the first "e" of "bleeding" is damaged and looks like an "o".
    TLN: 1687: English
    Irregularity: the "i" of "English" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 1713: commends.
    Irregularity: the second "m" of "commends" is damaged.
    TLN: 1731: must
    Irregularity: the "u" of "must" is partly obscured.
    TLN: 1751: land
    Irregularity: the "d" of "land" is damaged.
    TLN: 1779: faire
    Irregularity: the compositor has omitted to capitalize the "f" of the first word "faire".
    TLN: 1788: yours
    Irregularity: the "o" of "yours" is only partially printed.
    TLN: 1820: girle:
    Irregularity: the "colon" might be mangled or else a damaged "semi-colon".
    TLN: 1830: weepe;
    Irregularity: there are two "commas" in place of a "semi-colon".
    TLN: 1855: ruinde
    Irregularity: the "i" of "ruinde" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 1856: disordered,
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "punctuation" is too straight to be a comma: possibly a blank space showing.
    TLN: 1859: htah
    Irregularity: the "t" and the "a" of "hath" are in reverse order.
    TLN: 1885: to
    Irregularity: the "o" of "to" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 1919: weeping
    Irregularity: the last two letters of "wepping" have slipped down.
    TLN: 1949: matkes
    Irregularity: the "r" of "markes" is a "t".
    TLN: 1959: heard
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the ascender of the "d" is bent to the left.
    TLN: 1959: thce
    Irregularity: the first "e" of "thee" is a "c".
    TLN: 1974.3: may
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "a" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 1980: with
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "t" is slightly mangled.
    TLN: 2030: royaIl
    Irregularity: the first "l" of "royall" looks like a capital "I".
    TLN: 2048: infetiour
    Irregularity: the first "r" of "inferiour" is a "t".
    TLN: 2065: yon
    Irregularity: the "u" of "you" is upside down.
    TLN: 2263: wohse
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "o" and the "h" are inverted, so that "whose" reads "wohse".
    TLN: 2264: [no lemma]
    Irregularity: the capital "T" of "The" is either badly mangled or a slightly damaged "Y".
    TLN: 2266: resting
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "r" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 2277: RICHARD
    Irregularity: the "i" of "Rich." is either smeared or a badly damaged "t".
    TLN: 2277: ioyne">Rich.
    Irregularity: the compositor has omitted to capitalize the first letter of "ioyne".
    TLN: 2284: cloister
    Irregularity: the "i" of " cloister" is bent to the left.
    TLN: 2287: what
    Irregularity: the compositor has omitted to capitalize the first letter in "what".
    TLN: 2293: mildly
    Irregularity: the "m" of "mildly" is damaged or made-up.
    TLN: 2296: a
    Irregularity: the compositor has omitted to capitalize the "a".
    TLN: 2302: n="2127"/>with
    Irregularity: the compositor has omitted to capitalize the first letter of "with".
    TLN: 2309: n="2134"/>And
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the ascender of the "d" is bent to the left.
    TLN: 2325: plant
    Irregularity: the "l" of "plant" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 2332: part
    Irregularity: the "t" of "part" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 2342: Hollowmas
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "s" is partly broken.
    TLN: 2342: shortst
    Irregularity: the first ligature in what should read shortst is in fact an ft.
    TLN: 2368: you
    Irregularity: there is a stray mark before the "you", most probably a raised piece of "blank type".
    TLN: 2380: [no lemma]
    Note that the text on this page runs one line further down than usual. The last line of dialogue is on the same line as the catch-word.
    TLN: 2401: had
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the ascender of the "h" is slightly bent to the right.
    TLN: 2423: you
    Irregularity: the compositor has failed to capitalize the first letter of "you".
    TLN: 2426: n="2248"/>yea
    Irregularity: the compositor has failed to capitalize the first letter of "yea".
    TLN: 2442: it.
    Amiguity: the period is possibly a "colon".
    TLN: 2446: for
    Irregularity: the compositor has mistakenly used an "s" instead of an "f" in "for".
    TLN: 2458: yor
    Irregularity: in "yor", the "y" is not capitalized.
    TLN: 2480: rhy
    Amiguity: the "t" of "thy" is an "r".
    TLN: 2507.2508: dissolute
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the "l" is bent to the right, possibly italicized.
    TLN: 2510: tould
    Irregularity: the "l" of "tould" is faint.
    TLN: 2512: stews
    Irregularity: the "s" of "stews" is broken.
    TLN: 2527: ouer
    Irregularity: the "e" of "euer" is printed "o".
    TLN: 2528: mouth
    Amiguity: the "t" of "mouth" is damaged and even looks like an "r", so that "mouth" may read "mourh".
    TLN: 2529: I
    Amiguity: in the previous word, the "I" is damaged.
    TLN: 2546: n="2365"/>TeIl
    Irregularity: the first "l" of "Tell" is a capital "I".
    TLN: 2548: writtng
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the second "i" to "writing" has spelled "t".
    TLN: 2550: remember
    Irregularity: the compositor ha somitted to capitalize the first letter of "remember".
    TLN: 2569: Tragedie o
    Amiguity: the "f" of "of" is completely missing.
    TLN: 2571: life
    Amiguity: there is a "blank space" showing up after "life".
    TLN: 2572: to
    Amiguity: the word "to" seems to be followed by an "apostrophe": this may be a blank space showing up as there is a dot below the next line, indicating the continuation of the space.
    TLN: 2584: forgiuenes
    Irregularity: the "r" of "forgiuenes" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 2600: yorke
    Irregularity: the compositor has omitted to capitalize the first letter of "yorke".
    TLN: 2603: month
    Irregularity: the "u" of "mouth" is upside down.
    TLN: 2609: n="2427"/>Ours
    Irregularity: the "s" of "Ours" is only partly printed.
    TLN: 2621: yorke
    Irregularity: the compositor has omitted to capitalize the first letter of "yorke".
    TLN: 2680: and
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the ascender of the "d" is bent to the left.
    TLN: 2703: vnkingd
    Irregularity: a stray mark appears after this word, most probably a raised piece of "blank type".
    TLN: 2720: from
    Irregularity: the "f" of "from" is damaged.
    TLN: 2757: prond
    Irregularity: the "u" of "proud" is upside down.
    TLN: 2771: lately
    Irregularity: the "t" of "lately" is faintly printed.
    TLN: 2787: diuell
    Irregularity: the second "l" of "diuell" is bent, possibly italicized.
    TLN: 2800: North
    Irregularity: the "o" of "North" is partly obscured.
    TLN: 2812: king
    Irregularity: in the previous word, the first letter has not been capitalized.
    TLN: 2812: not
    Irregularity: in the previous word, th "t" is broken and reads like an "r", so that "not" might read "nor".
    TLN: 2814: H
    Irregularity: the period after "H" is missing due to inking.
    TLN: 2820: king
    Irregularity: the compositor has failed to capitalize the first letter of "king".
    TLN: 2827: co{ffi}n
    Irregularity: the first "f" of "co{ffi}n" is very faintly printed.
    TLN: 2831: king
    Irregularity: the compositor has omitted to capitalize the first letter of "king".
    TLN: 2833: famous
    Irregularity: the "o" of "famous" might be partly obscured or it might be a "c" printed the wrong way round.
    TLN: 2844: la
    the a is partly obscured