Globe Theatre


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Family and Intimate relationships Anne Bacon
In November 1596, after Burbage acquired a building for a new public theatre at Blackfriars, the name of the widowed Elizabeth Russell stood first on a petition by local residents to the Privy Council...


Spring 1599: As soon as the danger of frost was over,...

Writing climate item

Spring 1599

As soon as the danger of frost was over, the Globe Theatre was built,or re-built, in Southwark, south of the river in London, as a home for Shakespeare 's company, the Lord Chamberlain's Men .

26 November 1607: Shakespeare's tragedy King Lear was registered...

Writing climate item

26 November 1607

Shakespeare 's tragedy King Lear was registered with the Stationers' Company for publication in a quarto edition the following year.

Before 29 June 1613: Henry VIII, by Shakespeare (probably with...

Writing climate item

Before 29 June 1613

Henry VIII, by Shakespeare (probably with the collaboration of Fletcher ), had its first performance: when it was acted on this date, a fire broke out which destroyed the Globe Theatre .

15 April 1644: The Globe Theatre in London, once the home...

Building item

15 April 1644

The Globe Theatre in London, once the home of Shakespeare 's company, was demolished as part of the ongoing parliamentarian campaign against the theatres.


No bibliographical results available.