Viewing Event Record: A purse is stolen at the Curtain

Abstract

William Haukins, a barber of Middlesex, is charged with having stolen a purse containing 26s 6d during a performance at the Curtain. Nicholas Collyns, justice of the peace, takes a bond from Richard Fletcher of ten pounds so that Fletcher will appear to testify against Haukins.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 3 April 1600 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: before 11 March 1600 (Source of claim: original)

Venues

Name
Curtain

People

Name Role
Collyns, Nicholas justice of the peace
Fletcher, Richard (II) pewterer
Haukins, William thief

Event Type

  • arrest
  • court case
  • cultural context
  • playhouse context