7.9.69 Who's going to lead the council?


1569 marks John Shakespeare's last meeting as High Bailiff of Stratford - an official post he took last year. His name appears at the top of the Corporation minutes. But they're having trouble finding a successor...

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The Corporation Minutes

Close-up of the Corporation Minutes, featuring a record of John Shakespeare's attendance.

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