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‘Rupert of Hentzau’ play script by Anthony Hope, [c.1898-1900]

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add. 10138/2/3

Scope and Contents

Comprises a typed script with a few annotations for “Rupert of Hentzau: A Play in Four Acts. By Anthony Hope (Founded on a story written by the same writer, and bearing the same title).”
This was a sequel to ‘The Prince of Zenda’.
The play opened at the St James’s Theatre, London and ran for 51 performances from 1 Feb 1900 to 4 April 1900. According to ‘The London Stage 1900-1909: A Calendar of Plays and Players’ by Wearing, it was “an unsuccessful sequel to Edward Rose’s The Prisoner of Zenda”.
The novel, ‘Rupert of Hentzau’ was published in 1898.


  • Creation: [c.1898-1900]


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The MS Add.10138 Edward Rose papers are owned by the University of Cambridge and are open for consultation under the normal regulations of the University Library's manuscripts collections; see

Please cite as Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, Edward Rose: Writings and family correspondence, Add. 10138


1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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