Viewing Event Record: The Globe burns: Thomas Lorkin

Abstract

Thomas Lorkin writes to Sir Thomas Puckering of the fire at the Globe the day before, which began during a performance of Henry VIII, and in less than two hours consumed the entire playhouse.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 30 June 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
Puckering, Thomas correspondent
Burbage, Richard player

Event Type

  • company context
  • fire
  • playhouse business
  • playhouse context