Viewing Event Record: Exchequer, Bishop of Winchester vs Jacob Meade and Edward Alleyn: Alleyn testifies that the Hope is still used as both a baiting-arena and a playhouse

Abstract

In a lawsuit of 1622, Edward Alleyn testifies that the Philip Henslowe built the Hope, which is used as both 'a game place for baiting his majesty's bears and bulls,' and a playhouse.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 18 May 1623 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: 18 May 1623 (Source of claim: original)

Venues

Name
Hope
Name
Bear Garden

People

Name Role
Alleyn, Edward defendant
Henslowe, Philip playhouse builder

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Event Type

  • bear-baiting
  • court case
  • playhouse context