The fortunes of Nigel, or, King James I and his times : a melo-dramatic romance, in three acts, founded on the popular novel of the same name, by Sir Walter Scott, first performed at the Surrey Theatre, on Tuesday, June 25, 1822 / by Edward Ball, author of the 'Revenge of Taran,' 'Sybil's warning,' 'Innkeeper of Abbeville,' & c. &c.

Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873 [Browse]
London : John Lowndes, 1822.
1 online resource (44 pages)


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A melodramatic romance which was an adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's 'Fortunes of Nigel'. A young Scottish nobleman travels to London, hoping the King will repay his father's loan, but ends up competing with members of the king's court for the money.
  • AMDigital Reference: LA2332.
  • "John Larpent plays"--Homepage of online resource.
  • "Theatre Royal Edinburgh, January 27th 1823"--Handwritten note on title page.
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