Viewing Event Record: The Theatre hosts unlawful assemblies

Abstract

In the wake of a riot at the Theatre, the Middlesex justices present John Brayne and James Burbage for bringing together unlawful assemblies of people at the playhouse.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 1580 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: 21 February 1580 (Source of claim: transcription)

Venues

Name
Theatre

People

Name Role
Bromley, Thomas Lord Chancellor
Woodroffe, Nicholas Lord Mayor of London
Brayne, John playhouse financier
Burbage, James playhouse owner

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Event Type

  • playhouse context
  • public disturbance