playwright’, see Hunter, esp. pp. 132–58. However,
Andy Kesson, John Lyly and Early Modern Authorship (Manchester:
Manchester University Press, 2014) contends that Lyly’s status as a court
writer has been exaggerated (p. 12).
Scepticism and belief in English witchcraft drama
decade, with peak years during the Elizabethanera (1570–1600).
Around 40 per cent of these translations are from a Latin original,
making Latin the biggest source language for English translations
during this period.103 Not all Latin texts were necessarily ancient,
of course, but a large number