Viewing Person Record: Christopher Beeston

Name, as appears in Primary Sources

Christofer Beeston
Event: Requests, Smith vs the Queen's Men: Smith states his case
Christopher Hutchinson
Event: Chancery, Hussey vs Kirke: Christopher Beeston leases land to build a theatre
Christofer Beeston
Event: Queen Anne's Men are licensed to perform at the Red Bull and Curtain
Mr. Beeston
Event: Sir Henry Herbert sends four players to join the Salisbury Court company
Xpofer Beeston gent
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: several witnesses appear in court
Mr Beeston
Event: Thomas Crosfield records theatres and actors of the five main London companies
Xpofer Beeston
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Court sets date for the hearing
xpofer Beeston
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Court delays the hearing
xpofer Beeston
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Beeston requests a delay of hearing
Xpofer Beeston
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Smith swears an affidavit that Beeston mocks the authority of the court
Christopher Hutchinson alias Beeston
Event: Chancery, Worth, Cumber and Blaney vs Baskervile and Browne: Worth and Blaney state their case
Christopher Huttchinson alias Beeston
Event: Chancery, Worth and Blaney vs Baskervile and Browne: Baskervile and Browne reply
Christopher Biston
Event: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men are granted livery
Beeston
Event: Sir John Wentworth arrested by Christopher Beeston, released by the Lord Chamberlain
Mr. Chrer Bieston
Event: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men perform at court
Christopher Bieston
Event: Christopher Beeston is paid for court performances by Queen Henrietta Maria's Men and his new company
Christopher Biston
Event: Performances occur at the Cockpit/Phoenix despite theatres being closed during the plague
Chr. Beeston
Event: Chamberlain's Men perform Jonson's 'Every Man in his Humour': cast list

Role(s)

company manager
Event: Christopher Beeston apologizes for mounting a play during plague time
company manager
Event: Requests, Salisbury Court vs Brome: The owners and players state their case
company manager
Event: Chancery, Queen's Men vs Beeston: Heywood deposes
company manager
Event: Christopher Beeston is made the governor of a new company of the King's and Queen's Boys
company manager
Event: Requests, Salisbury Court vs Brome: Richard Brome responds to the charges
company manager
Event: Sir Henry Herbert sends four players to join the Salisbury Court company
company manager
Event: Chancery, Worth, Cumber and Blaney vs Baskervile and Browne: Worth and Blaney state their case
company manager
Event: Chancery, Worth and Blaney vs Baskervile and Browne: Baskervile and Browne reply
company manager
Event: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men are granted livery
company manager
Event: The Lord Chamberlain forbids the printing of plays without permission from the playing companies
company manager
Event: Privy Council allows Beeston's company to resume playing following the plague
company manager
Event: Christopher Beeston is commanded to assemble a boy company for a same-day performance
company manager
Event: Henry Herbert sells a play to Christopher Beeston, and receives payment for licensing it and a pair ...
company manager
Event: 'The Martyred Soldier' is licensed to the Palsgrave's Men after Herbert takes it from Lady Elizabeth's Men
company manager
Event: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men avoid punishment for impersonating courtiers in 'The Ball'
defendant
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Beeston replies
defendant
Event: Requests, Smith vs the Queen's Men: Smith states his case
defendant
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Queen Anne's Men respond
defendant
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Beeston summoned to testify
defendant
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: several witnesses appear in court
defendant
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: the interrogatories
defendant
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Somerscales deposes
defendant
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Freshwater deposes
defendant
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Weale deposes
defendant
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: King deposes; Queen Anne's men split up
defendant
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Court sets date for the hearing
defendant
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Court delays the hearing
defendant
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Beeston requests a delay of hearing
defendant
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Elizabeth Perkins swears an affidavit
defendant
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Smith swears an affidavit that Beeston mocks the authority of the court
defendant
Event: Requests, Smith vs Beeston: Smith summarizes his attempts to receive payment before bringing suit
leaseholder
Event: Chancery, Hussey vs Kirke: Christopher Beeston leases land to build a theatre
payee
Event: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men perform sixteen plays at court
payee
Event: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men perform at court
payee
Event: Queen Anne's Men perform nine plays at court
payee
Event: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men perform at court
payee
Event: Christopher Beeston is paid for court performances by Queen Henrietta Maria's Men and his new company
player
Event: Queen Anne's Men are licensed to perform at the Red Bull and Curtain
player
Event: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men are granted livery
player
Event: Players given livery cloth for King James's royal entrance to London
player
Event: Queen Anne's Men licensed to play at the Curtain and Boar's Head
player
Event: Thomas Crosfield records theatres and actors of the five main London companies
player
Event: Queen Anne's Men are given black livery cloth for her funeral procession
player
Event: Sir Henry Herbert lists the chief players at the Phoenix
player
Event: Chamberlain's Men perform Jonson's 'Every Man in his Humour': cast list
playhouse builder
Event: Lawyers approach Queen Anne's council regarding plans to build the Cockpit/Phoenix
playhouse manager
Event: Christopher Beeston forces Queen Henrietta Maria's Men out of the Cockpit/Phoenix and to Salisbury Court
playhouse manager
Event: Performances occur at the Cockpit/Phoenix despite theatres being closed during the plague
playhouse manager
Event: French Players perform at court and are allowed to play at the Cockpit/Phoenix during Lent
playhouse manager
Event: 'The Escapes of Jupiter' is allowed to another company despite having belonged to the Cockpit company
servant
Event: Three men are ordered to be apprehended for wrongful arrest
suitor
Event: Sir John Wentworth arrested by Christopher Beeston, released by the Lord Chamberlain

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Dates
From: 1598 To: April 1639