Viewing Event Record: Requests, Cuthbert Burbage vs Allen: Oliver Tylte deposes


Oliver Tylte, a yeoman, deposes in Cuthbert Burbage's lawsuit against Giles Allen. Tylte deposes that about eighteen years ago James Burbage paid him and others to keep Edward Peckham and his servants from taking possession of the Theatre property. Tylte suggests that Burbage must have gone to considerable expense, as he continued to employ men to guard the property for as long as the dispute between Allen and Peckham lasted. Tylte says that he was a tenant of Burbage's before the Theatre was built, and that Burbage improved the buildings a great deal. He confirms that Stoughton and Richardes were tenants in the old decayed barn that was shored up against the Theatre.

Date Event Recorded

From: 15 May 1600 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

From: 1582 To: 15 May 1600 (Source of claim: original)




Name Role
Allen, Giles defendant
Tylte, Oliver deponent
Peckham, Edmond disputant
Burbage, Cuthbert plaintiff
Burbage, James playhouse owner
Stoughton, Robert tenant
Richardes, Hugh tenant

Event Type

  • court case
  • playhouse business