Wenlock of Wenlock, or The Spirit of the Black Mantle

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Wenlock of Wenlock, or The Spirit of the Black Mantle is a melodrama in three acts by Thomas Egerton Wilks (1812-1854)[1]

The original text

Published by J. Duncombe, 1834. Also listed in some adverts in Australia as Wenlock of Wenlock, or The Moss Trooper and The Spirit of the Black Mantle

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1843: Performed in the Amateur Theatre in Hope Street by All the World's a Stage, with The Honest Thieves ( Howard/Knight) as afterpiece.




F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [2]: p. 413

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