Viewing Event Record: Chancery, Duke and Heywood vs Browne: Court dismisses the suit

Abstract

The Worcester's Men, led by John Duke and Thomas Heywood, sue Robert Browne in Chancery Court. The Lord Keeper throws the case out of court, deeming it 'noe meete matter for this Co[u]rt' because it concerned bonds made between the players concerning shares due in their plays. The plaintiffs are ordered to pay Browne 26s 8d for his charges.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 28 June 1602 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: late Summer 1601 To: 28 June 1602 (Source of claim: transcription)

Venues

Name
Boar's Head
Name
Rose

People

Name Role
Egerton, Thomas Lord Keeper
Carew, Matthew Master in Chancery
Browne, Robert (III) defendant
Duke, John plaintiff
Heywood, Thomas plaintiff

Event Type

  • company business
  • company context
  • court case
  • performance context
  • player context