Viewing Event Record: Theatres are sites of prostitution, and players the next thing to panders

Abstract

William Prynne observes that prostitutes frequent the neighbourhoods of London's theatres following performances, and that players, if not panders themselves, are at the very least their neighbours.

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To: 1633 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

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From: 1633 (Source of claim: original)

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Event Type

  • anti-theatrical comment
  • player context
  • playhouse context