Viewing Event Record: London Consistory, Newton vs Waters: Hattrell deposes

Abstract

In John Newton's suit against Joan Waters for enforcement of a marriage contract, Elizabeth Hattrell, Waters servant, deposes in her mistresses favour. Hattrell identifies Newton as a player and deposes that she saw him act at the Curtain during the last Whitsun holidays. Hattrell says that George Ireland promised to procure a house of his father's for Newton and Waters to live in.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 17 February 1611 To: 14 June 1611 (Source of claim: transcription)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: May 1610 To: February 1611 (Source of claim: transcription)

Date notes

Notes
This deposition was given on either 17 February 1611, 7 June 1611, or 14 June 1611. See Geise, 'Theatrical Citings and Bitings' 117.

Venues

Name
Boar's Head
Name
Curtain

People

Name Role
Waters, Joan defendant
Hattrell, Elizabeth deponent
Ireland, George gentleman
Newton, John plaintiff

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Event Type

  • court case
  • performance
  • player context
  • playhouse context