1586 Why have they expelled John?

John Shakespeare has been expelled from the Stratford Corporation - but then, he never did turn up for meetings. Some say his business is bad. But others smell rotten religion. And Mary Queen of Scots has been tried for treason. She won't last long.

back to Talk of the Town

Entry in the Corporation minutes

'Mr. Shakespeare dothe not come to the halles.'

He's only been once in ten years.

[back]skip to next entry

introduction
talk of the town
making headlines
links

Windows on Warwickshire - The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust