E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Rowley, William (of uncertain date).
The Travailes of the English Brothers (1607); with John Day, A Fair Quarrel (1617); with J. Middleton, A New Wonder, a Woman Never Vext (1632); Alls Lost by Lust (1633), A Match at Midnight (1633); A Shoemaker a Gentleman (1638); The Birth of Merlin (1662); The Fool without Book; A Knave in Print; or, One for Another; The None-Such; The Booke of the Four Honoured Loves; The Parliament of Love. Rowley also wrote a pamphlet, A Search for Money (1609), and collaborated with Massinger, Middleton, etc., in several other plays.