Viewing Event Record: Chancery, Hussey vs Kirke: John Best builds a tenement called the 'cockpit'

Abstract

A bill of complaint in a lawsuit of 1647 records that on 9 October 1609, John Best, grocer, acquired the property upon which the Phoenix/Cockpit theatre was subsequently built. Best himself built a number of tenements and messuages, including one where William Sherlock once dwelt and John Rhodes now [1647] dwells.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 1647 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: 9 October 1609 (Source of claim: original)

Venues

Name
Phoenix/Cockpit

People

Name Role
Best, John leaseholder
Sherlocke, William tenant
Rhodes, John (III) tenant

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Event Type

  • court case
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  • playhouse context