Viewing Event Record: Chamberlain's Office, 'Sharers' Papers': John Shanks demands satisfaction for his shares

Abstract

A memorandum takes note of John Shanks' petition to the Lord Chamberlain concerning the sale of his shares. The players have refused to give him satisfaction for his shares and have barred him from the stage; he asks the Lord Chamberlain to order the players to give him satisfaction, 'according to his propositions and computation.'

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 1635 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: 1635 (Source of claim: original)

Venues

Name
Blackfriars (II)
Name
Globe (II)

Troupes

Name
King's Men (1625-1642)

People

Name Role
Shank, John (II) player

Event Type

  • company business
  • court case
  • playhouse business