Viewing Person Record: Edward Alleyn

Name, as appears in Primary Sources

Ned Allen
Event: Nashe praises Edward Alleyn and other players
Edward Allen
Event: The Privy Council restrains playing spaces, troupes and performance times
Edward Allen
Event: Players given livery cloth for King James's royal entrance to London
Edwarde Allen
Event: The Admiral's Men perform at court
Edwarde Allen
Event: The Admiral's Men perform at court
Edwarde Allen
Event: The Admiral's Men perform at court
Edward Allen
Event: The Admiral's Men perform at court
Edwarde Allen
Event: The Admiral's Men perform at court
Edwarde Allen
Event: The Admiral's Men perform at court
Edward Allen
Event: Prince Henry's Men perform at court
Edward Allen
Event: Prince Henry's Men perform at court
Edward Allen
Event: Prince Henry's Men perform at court
Edward Allen
Event: Prince Henry's Men perform at court
Mr. Allen
Event: A manuscript outlines the plot and stage business of 'Tamar Cham'
M. Allin (seruant to the young Prince)
Event: Professional players perform in 'The Magnificent Entertainment'
Ned Allen
Event: Edward Alleyn's acting can make ill matter good: Nashe
Mr Allen
Event: Prince Charles' Men leave the Hope and ask Alleyn for a loan
Mrr Allin
Event: John Russell is charged with dishonesty, and removed from his position as gatherer at the Fortune
Edward Alleine
Event: The King forbids theatres in London, and the Fortune tenants cannot pay their rent
Ed{wa}r{d}um Allen
Event: Chancery, John Henslowe vs Edward Alleyn et al: Mr Moore reports on John Henslowe's claim
Edward Allen gent
Event: Philip Henslowe and Edward Alleyn tally expenses for keeping the King's game
Edward Allen, late seruant to the Lord Admirall
Event: James I pays his first visit to the Tower of London's animal-baiting arena
[Master] Of the Beares
Event: James I's funeral procession includes the Master of the Bears, and 'Actors & Comedians'
Edward Allen
Event: Edward Alleyn is 'Maister of the Beare Garden': Stow (1605)
Mr. Edward Allen Esq.
Event: Henry Middleton writes to Alleyn on behalf of Henry Ashmore, requesting the return of a bear
Edwarde Allen, Esquire
Event: Thomas Radford is bound Deputy Master of the King's Game to Philip Henslowe and Edward Alleyn
Mr. Edwarde Alleyn
Event: Henslowe to Alleyn: Ralph Bowes is ill, and plans to acquire the Mastership of the Queen's Games ...
Edward Allen
Event: Sir William Stuart acquits the Mastership of the King's Game to Henslowe and Alleyn
Edward Allen
Event: James I grants Henslowe and Alleyn Mastership of the King's Game
Edward Allen, Esquire
Event: Responding to a petition against him by Jacob Meade, Alleyn submits a counter-petition to the Lord Chamberlain ...
m Allen
Event: Chancery, John Henslowe vs Edward Alleyn et al: The papers submitted by Alleyn in April have now ...
the deft Allen
Event: Chancery, John Henslowe vs Edward Alleyn et al: Edward Alleyn is delinquent in the payment of annuities ...
Edw. Alleyn
Event: James I issues patent for Mastership of the Royal Game to Philip Henslowe and Edward Alleyn
Edward Allen
Event: Privy Council issues a travel license to the Lord Strange's Men
edwarde allen
Event: Henslowe lends money to players of the Admiral's Men
EAlleyn
Event: Henslowe records bonds with players of the Admiral's Men
EAlleyn
Event: Henslowe tallies expenses related to the Admiral's Men
Edward alleyn
Event: Henslowe writes to Edward Alleyn about the acquisition of the Beargarden
Alleyn
Event: Guilpin describes Alleyn's 'gait' onstage
Mr Allen
Event: Richard Jones writes to Alleyn for a loan
Mr. Edward Alleyne
Event: William Norris writes to Edward Alleyne about the Fortune property
Mr. Edwarde Allen
Event: Patrick Brewe writes to Edward Alleyn about the land of the Fortune theatre
Edwarde Allen
Event: Patrick Brewe writes to Edward Alleyn about the sale of the Gill family property
Edwarde Allen
Event: Patrick Brewe writes Edward Alleyn for Fortune theatre ground-rent
Edwarde Alleyne
Event: Robert Browne seeks employment for a player's wife from Alleyn
Ned Allen
Event: A Stationers' register entry attributes A Knack to Know a Knave to the Admiral's Men
E Alleyn
Event: Henslowe engages William Borne for the Admiral's Men
Ned Allen
Event: A Knack to Know a Knave is performed by the Admiral's Men
EA
Event: Henslowe records loan repayments from Edward Alleyn
edward alleyn
Event: Henslowe records loans to Admiral's Men
Mr Allen
Event: Stage plot describes performance structure of 'Frederick and Basilea' at the Rose playhouse
Edward alleyn
Event: Henslowe records loans to Admiral's Men

Role(s)

Deputy Master of the King's Game
Event: Henry Middleton writes to Alleyn on behalf of Henry Ashmore, requesting the return of a bear
Master of the Bear Garden
Event: Philip Henslowe and Edward Alleyn are issued 'two white bears' in patent
Master of the Bear Garden (defunct)
Event: Edward Alleyn is 'Maister of the Beare Garden': Stow (1605)
Master of the Bear Garden (defunct)
Event: Thomas Howard, earl of Suffolk, erroneously reports the death of Edward Alleyn
Master of the Bear Garden (defunct)
Event: Alleyn inherits the joint salary for Mastership of the Bears after Henslowe's death
Master of the Bear Garden (defunct)
Event: Edward Alleyn and Philip Henslowe 'take up' mastiffs for the Bear Garden from private owners
Master of the King's Bears
Event: James I issues patent for Mastership of the Royal Game to Philip Henslowe and Edward Alleyn
Master of the King's Game
Event: Philip Henslowe and Edward Alleyn tally expenses for keeping the King's game
Master of the King's Game
Event: James I pays his first visit to the Tower of London's animal-baiting arena
Master of the King's Game
Event: James I's funeral procession includes the Master of the Bears, and 'Actors & Comedians'
Master of the King's Game
Event: Thomas Radford is bound Deputy Master of the King's Game to Philip Henslowe and Edward Alleyn
Master of the King's Game
Event: James I grants Henslowe and Alleyn Mastership of the King's Game
Master of the King's Game
Event: Henslowe and Alleyn, in their role as Masters of the King's Game, complain to James I of ...
Master of the King's Game
Event: Responding to a petition against him by Jacob Meade, Alleyn submits a counter-petition to the Lord Chamberlain ...
Master of the King's Game
Event: Philip Henslowe and Edward Alleyn receive 42l 10s for the care of two white bears and a ...
Master of the King's Game
Event: Edward Alleyn and Philip Henslowe receive 18l 5s for the care of two white bears and a ...
Master of the King's Game
Event: Henslowe and Alleyn deputize Christopher Goffe to acquire more dogs for baiting
Master of the King's Game
Event: A letter from Henslowe and Alleyn records charges 'for the Beares meate'
Master of the King's Game
Event: Thomas Bowker writes to Edward Alleyn for a 'mastife whelpe'
Master of the King's Game
Event: Edward Barrett asks Edward Alleyn to wait for the collection of baiting dogs for the provinces
Master of the King's Game
Event: Earl of Bedford requests the return of mastiffs from Edward Alleyn
Master of the King's Game
Event: John Morgan and Richard Tyler receive commission to acquire animals for baiting
Master of the King's Game
Event: Henslowe and Alleyn petition King James to recover baiting losses after visit from Duc de Bouillon
Master of the King's Game
Event: Justices of Cheshire charge local constables to assist Bear Garden deputies
Master of the King's Game
Event: Philip Henslowe and Edward Alleyn petition the Earl of Suffolk for the arrest of assailants in 'the ...
Master of the King's Game
Event: Thomas Yonge writes to Edward Alleyn and Philip Henslowe about the commission to acquire baiting animals
Master of the King's Game
Event: John Nurse meets with Lord Chamberlain about baiting
Master of the King's Game
Event: Edward Alleyn petitions the Privy Council, Treasury for incomes, leases and fees related to the Mastership of ...
Master of the King's Game
Event: William Fawnte asks Edward Alleyn for 'beare cobes'
Master of the King's Game
Event: William Faunt requests a bear cub from Edward Alleyn
Master of the King's Game
Event: Edward Alleyn baits before the King at Greenwich
Master of the King's Game
Event: Edward Alleyn baits before the King
Master of the King's Game
Event: Philip Henslowe and Edward Alleyn commission Thomas Radford as deputy
Master of the King's Game
Event: James I issues letters patent to Edward Alleyn for the foundation of Dulwich College
author
Event: Edward Alleyn records 'the comission was sate' at Beargarden
author
Event: Edward Alleyn 'rec. rent att ye banksid and Fortune'
author
Event: After a baiting at Greenwich, the King sends a 'young tyger' to the Beargarden
author
Event: Edward Alleyn records that the 'Comission wase executed att ye beargarden'
author
Event: Edward Alleyn goes to Westminster to hear a trial regarding 'Parish garden'
author
Event: Edward Alleyn seals the lease at the Beargarden
company manager
Event: Ben Jonson is loaned money to write 'Richard Crookback' and additions to 'The Spanish Tragedy'
company manager
Event: John Russell is charged with dishonesty, and removed from his position as gatherer at the Fortune
correspondent
Event: Joan Alleyn reports Robert Browne's death
correspondent
Event: Prince Charles' Men leave the Hope and ask Alleyn for a loan
correspondent
Event: Henslowe to Alleyn: Ralph Bowes is ill, and plans to acquire the Mastership of the Queen's Games ...
correspondent
Event: Arthur Langworth reminds Edward Alleyn of 'a wey to helpe' after the death of Ralph Bowes
correspondent
Event: Henslowe writes to Edward Alleyn about the acquisition of the Beargarden
correspondent
Event: Edward Alleyn writes to Joan Alleyn from Chelmsford
correspondent
Event: Richard Jones writes to Alleyn for a loan
correspondent
Event: Patrick Brewe writes to Edward Alleyn about the sale of the Gill family property
correspondent
Event: Patrick Brewe writes Edward Alleyn for Fortune theatre ground-rent
correspondent
Event: Robert Browne seeks employment for a player's wife from Alleyn
debtor
Event: Henslowe records loan repayments from Edward Alleyn
debtor
Event: Henslowe records loans to Admiral's Men
deceased
Event: Dulwich College petitions Lord Keeper regarding rent from tenants of the Fortune
defendant
Event: Exchequer, Bishop of Winchester vs Jacob Meade and Edward Alleyn: Alleyn testifies that the Hope is still ...
defendant
Event: Chancery, John Henslowe vs Edward Alleyn et al: Mr Moore reports on John Henslowe's claim
defendant
Event: Chancery, John Henslowe vs Edward Alleyn et al: John Henslowe itemizes the leases held back by Edward ...
defendant
Event: Chancery, John Henslowe vs Edward Alleyn et al: Mr Moore, a Master of the Chancery Court, considers ...
defendant
Event: Chancery, John Henslowe vs Edward Alleyn et al: Edward Alleyn swears that he has presented the Court ...
defendant
Event: Chancery, William Henslowe vs Edward Alleyn: Henslowe accuses Alleyn of suppressing Phillip Henslowe's will and other acts ...
defendant
Event: Chancery, William Henslowe vs Edward Alleyn: Despite Alleyn's protests, the court orders the suit to proceed
defendant
Event: Chancery, John Henslowe vs Edward Alleyn et al: Alleyn must submit to the court all documents relating ...
defendant
Event: Chancery, John Henslowe vs Edward Alleyn et al: The papers submitted by Alleyn in April have now ...
defendant
Event: Chancery, John Henslowe vs Edward Alleyn et al: Edward Alleyn is delinquent in the payment of annuities ...
disputant
Event: Edward Alleyn describes items of a dispute with Jacob Meade
founder of Dulwich College
Event: The King forbids theatres in London, and the Fortune tenants cannot pay their rent
leaseholder
Event: Alleyn purchases a lease on property to build the Fortune
leaseholder
Event: Edward Alleyn lists deeds and bonds relating to the Bear Garden
lessor
Event: Alleyn leases the Fortune to the Palsgrave's Men for thirty-one years
payee
Event: The Admiral's Men perform at court
payee
Event: The Admiral's Men perform at court
payee
Event: The Admiral's Men perform at court
payee
Event: The Admiral's Men perform at court
payee
Event: The Admiral's Men perform at court
payee
Event: The Admiral's Men perform at court
payee
Event: Prince Henry's Men perform at court
payee
Event: Prince Henry's Men perform at court
payee
Event: Prince Henry's Men perform at court
payee
Event: Prince Henry's Men perform at court
payee
Event: Admiral's Men perform at court during Christmas
plaintiff
Event: Requests, Edward Alleyn vs William Henslowe: Alleyn states his case
plaintiff
Event: Requests, Edward Alleyn vs William Henslowe: Henslowe is too ill to answer
plaintiff
Event: Chancery, Edward Alleyn vs William Henslowe: Alleyn asserts his claim to the Bear Garden
plaintiff
Event: Chancery, Edward Alleyn vs William Henslowe: Alleyn is cited as 'a cheef meanes' of increase for Henslowe's ...
player
Event: Rowlands describes Alleyn's appearance as Faustus onstage
player
Event: Nashe praises Edward Alleyn and other players
player
Event: The Privy Council restrains playing spaces, troupes and performance times
player
Event: Players given livery cloth for King James's royal entrance to London
player
Event: A manuscript outlines the plot and stage business of 'Tamar Cham'
player
Event: Professional players perform in 'The Magnificent Entertainment'
player
Event: Edward Alleyn's acting can make ill matter good: Nashe
player
Event: Privy Council issues a travel license to the Lord Strange's Men
player
Event: Henslowe lends money to players of the Admiral's Men
player
Event: Henslowe records bonds with players of the Admiral's Men
player
Event: Henslowe tallies expenses related to the Admiral's Men
player
Event: Edward Alleyn lists costume inventory
player
Event: Guilpin describes Alleyn's 'gait' onstage
player
Event: A Stationers' register entry attributes A Knack to Know a Knave to the Admiral's Men
player
Event: A Knack to Know a Knave is performed by the Admiral's Men
player
Event: Stage plot describes performance structure of 'Frederick and Basilea' at the Rose playhouse
player
Event: Henslowe records loans to Admiral's Men
playhouse builder
Event: Alleyn and Henslowe contract with Peter Street to build the Fortune
playhouse builder
Event: The Earl of Nottingham writes the Justices of Middlesex to allow the building of the Fortune
playhouse builder
Event: The Privy council orders the Justices of Middlesex to allow the construction of the Fortune
playhouse financier
Event: Alleyn meets with the builders of the second Fortune
playhouse financier
Event: Alleyn pays for the building of the second Fortune
playhouse financier
Event: Edward Alleyn sells lease of the Fortune
playhouse owner
Event: Alleyn tallies his expenditures for the Fortune and Bear Garden
playhouse owner
Event: Alleyn and Henslowe draw up a contract for sharing Fortune profits with players; the contract is not ...
playhouse owner
Event: Alleyn leases shares to finance the rebuilding of the Fortune
playhouse owner
Event: Alleyn purchases the freehold of the Fortune property
playhouse owner
Event: Alleyn leases part of the Fortune to Henslowe
playhouse owner
Event: King's, Queen's and Prince's companies are allowed to perform at the Globe, Fortune and Curtain after Lent
playhouse owner
Event: Edward Alleyn enumerates charges for the Bear Garden and Fortune, and attends a play at the Red ...
playhouse owner
Event: Alleyn records the initial cost of the Beargarden, and his subsequent profits
playhouse owner
Event: Henslowe and Alleyn pay the Master of the King's Game for permission to use Paris Garden for ...
playhouse owner
Event: Sir William Faunt writes to Edward Alleyn concerning bulls for Paris Garden
playhouse owner
Event: Alleyn visits the Fortune
playhouse owner
Event: Alleyn records the burning of the Fortune
playhouse owner
Event: Edward Alleyn lists costs for the building of the Fortune
playhouse owner
Event: Edward Alleyn pays the tithe due for the Rose
playhouse sharer
Event: Henslowe pays Alleyn his share of the first week's take at the new Fortune
playhouse sharer
Event: Exchequer, Crown vs William Henslowe and Jacob Meade: John Baxter deposes concerning the construction of the Hope
purchaser
Event: Alleyn purchases 'Inheritannc' of Fortune lease
seller
Event: Henslowe purchases the playbooks of 'Philip of Spain' and 'Longshanks' from Alleyn
seller
Event: Henslowe purchases the playbook of 'Tamar Cham' from Alleyn on behalf of a company
tenant
Event: William Norris writes to Edward Alleyne about the Fortune property
tenant
Event: Patrick Brewe writes to Edward Alleyn about the land of the Fortune theatre
witness
Event: Henslowe engages William Borne for the Admiral's Men

Active Dates

Dates
From: circa 1570 To: 1625

Other info

Notes
Actor (Admiral's Men, Prince Henry's Men)