Viewing Event Record: King's Men receive a royal patent to perform at the Globe, Blackfriars, and elsewhere

Abstract

A royal patent from the Lord Chamberlain licenses the King's Men to perform at their 'now usuall' venues of the Globe and Blackfriars, as well as 'other convenient places' within the kingdom, providing that weekly deaths due to 'the infection of the plague' do not exceed forty.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 27 March 1619 (Source of claim: transcription)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: 27 March 1619 (Source of claim: transcription)

Venues

Name
Globe (II)
Name
Blackfriars (II)

Troupes

Name
King's Men (1603-1625)

Event Type

  • company patent
  • cultural context