Viewing Event Record: The Privy Council forestalls the performance of a lewd play

Abstract

The privy council orders the Lord Mayor to send his officers to forestall the scheduled performance of a 'lewd' play entitled 'A Sack Full of News'.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 5 September 1557 (Source of claim: original)

Venues

Name
Boar's Head Inn

People

Name Role
Curtis, Thomas Lord Mayor of London

Event Type

  • company business
  • performance restraint
  • playhouse business