Viewing Event Record: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Elizabeth Perkins swears an affidavit

Abstract

Concerning the Christopher Beeston's request the the hearing of John Smith's suit against him be delayed so Emanuel Reade may return from Ireland to testify on his behalf, Elizabeth Perkins, the wife of Richard Perkins, swears that Reade has lived in Ireland for the last two or three years. He did visit London last Easter and stayed with Beeston, but that upon his departure for Ireland last Whitsuntide he said he would never return to England.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 18 June 1620 (Source of claim: transcription)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: circa 1617 To: 18 June 1620 (Source of claim: transcription)

Venues

Name
Red Bull
Name
Phoenix/Cockpit

People

Name Role
Beeston, Christopher defendant
Perkins, Richard husband
Smith, John plaintiff
Perkins, Elizabeth witness

Event Type

  • company business
  • court case
  • player context
  • playhouse business