The Lives and Characters of the English Dramatick Poets/Robert Davenport
HE liv'd in the time of King Charles I. writ two Plays, which were not Printed till the succeeding Reign; he is Author of two Dramatick pieces, Acted with great Applause.
The City Night-Cap, a Tragi-Comedy, 4to. 1661. Plot from Don Quixot's Novel of the Curious Impertinent, and Boccaces Novels, Day 7. Nov. 7.
John and Matilda, a Tragedy, 4to. 1655. This Play is Dedicated to the Right Honourable Montague Bertie, Earl of Lindsey. For the Plot see Hollingshead, Martin, Stow, Speed, and Baker's Chronicles in the Reign of King John.