Viewing Event Record: Apprentices riot at the Cockpit: Edmund Howes

Abstract

Edmund Howes' additions to John Stow's 'Annals' includes a brief account of the apprentice riots that included the destruction of bawdy houses and the new Cockpit theatre. Howes notes the widespread destruction of property during the riot.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 1631 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: 4 March 1617 (Source of claim: undefined)

Venues

Name
Phoenix/Cockpit

Troupes

Name
Queen Anne's Men

People

Name Role
Howes, Edmund author

Event Type

  • cultural context
  • playhouse context
  • public disturbance