Viewing Event Record: The Globe burns: Sir Henry Wotton

Abstract

Sir Henry Wotton writes to Sir Edmund Bacon with a detailed and minutely descriptive account of the burning of the Globe theatre, which caught fire during the masquing scene at the performance of a new King's Men play called 'All Is True.'

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 2 July 1613 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: 29 June 1613 (Source of claim: original)

Venues

Name
Globe (I)

Troupes

Name
King's Men (1603-1625)

People

Name Role
Wotton, Henry correspondent
Bacon, Edmund correspondent

Event Type

  • correspondence
  • fire
  • performance context
  • playhouse context