Viewing Event Record: Christopher Beeston apologizes for mounting a play during plague time

Abstract

Following his arrest at the Phœnix for performing a play before the plague was over, Christopher Beeston addresses a petition to the Privy Council. Anxious to test the progress of the young company assembled at his majesty's request, Beeston explains, he invited a small group of noblemen to see them perform. He apologizes for his actions, begs pardon, and promises not to repeat the mistake.

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Venues

Name
Phoenix/Cockpit

Troupes

Name
Beeston's Boys

People

Name Role
Beeston, Christopher company manager

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