The Spanish Tragedy
The title page of the 1615 edition of Kyd's celebrated play reads:
The Spanish Tragedie:or, Hieronimo is mad againe.
In its day, The Spanish Tragedy was anonymous. Only in 1773 did the theatrical historian Thomas Hawkins discover, in Thomas Heywood's Apology for Actors (1612), the play's assignment to Thomas Kyd. No other external evidence has been able to corroborate this link....Buy Study Guide