Viewing Event Record: Multitudes flock to London's lewd playhouses

Abstract

In his sermon preached at Paul's Cross on 3 November 1577, Thomas White refers to London's lewd and 'sumptuous Theatre houses,' to which multitudes flock.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 3 February 1577 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: before 3 February 1577 (Source of claim: original)

Venues

Name
Theatre
Name
Blackfriars (I)
Name
Bel Savage
Name
Curtain
Name
Newington Butts
Name
Bell
Name
Bull
Name
Cross Keys
Name
Bear Garden

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Event Type

  • anti-theatrical comment
  • playhouse context