Viewing Event Record: King's Bench, Bishop vs Browne and Mago: Bishop files suit

Abstract

Richard Bishop files a lawsuit against Robert Browne and the carpenter John Mago. He complains that Browne and Mago broke into the Boar's Head on 20 May 1600, and caused damage to the posts and fixed seats to the value of 100s. They then seized and conveyed the posts and seats and committed other offenses constituting £20 in damages.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: Autumn 1600 (Source of claim: transcription)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: 20 May 1600 (Source of claim: original)

Venues

Name
Boar's Head

People

Name Role
Browne, Robert (III) defendant
Mago, John defendant
Bishop, Richard plaintiff

Event Type

  • court case
  • playhouse context