Viewing Event Record: Chancery, Samwell vs Woodliffe: Samwell interrogates Mago, Rodes, and Willys

Abstract

In his interrogatories, Richard Samwell the elder asks John Mago, Walter Rodes and Edward Willys whether Oliver Woodliffe removed the stage in the yard to the end of the yard in order to provide room for Samwell to build the galleries. Samwell further asks by how much the stage was moved.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: February 1600 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: Summer 1599 (Source of claim: original)

Venues

Name
Boar's Head

People

Name Role
Woodliffe, Oliver defendant
Mago, John deponent
Rodes, Walter deponent
Willys, Edward deponent
Samwell, Richard, the Elder plaintiff

Event Type

  • court case
  • playhouse business
  • playhouse context