Internet Shakespeare Editions


Years 1575-1577

Shakespeare's life contemporary events
John Shakespeare buys more property on Henley Street. Queen Elizabeth on progress visits Kenilworth Castle, near Stratford.
John Marston is born.
Thomas Weelkes is born.
Earl of Worcester's men perform at Stratford; Leicester's men play at Stratford (Shakespeare is 12 years old).
John Shakespeare applies for a coat of arms.
The Theatre opens in London.
Martin Frobisher discovers Frobisher Bay, Canada.
John Shakespeare ceases to attend Council meetings. The Curtain theatre opens in London.
Holinshed's Chronicles are published.
Drake starts a circumnavigation of the world.
Robert Burton is born.