Viewing Event Record: London has four 'amphitheatres'

Abstract

In a letter to his friend Arend van Buchell in Utrecht, Johannes de Witt mentions four 'amphitheatres', two of which are situated outside and to the North of the City, on a street called Bishopsgate. De Witt includes a drawing of the Swan to supplement his letter.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: circa 1596 (Source of claim: transcription)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: 1596 (Source of claim: transcription)

Venues

Name
Curtain
Name
Theatre
Name
Rose
Name
Swan

People

Name Role
van Buchell, Arend correspondent
de Witt, Johannes correspondent

Event Type

  • illustration
  • playhouse context