Viewing Event Record: Players are given livery cloth for King James's royal entrance to London


The members of the three royal playing companies are allowed four yards each of red cloth for liveries to wear as they march in King James's royal entrance to London. Members of the revels office are allowed five yards of scarlet cloth, and Edmund Tilney, Master of the Revels, is allowed ten yards of damask.

Date Event Recorded

From: early 1604 (Source of claim: externally supplied)

Date Event Happened

From: 15 March 1604 (Source of claim: transcription)



Name Event Role(s) Document Role(s)
Tilney, Edmund Master of the Revels
Kirkham, Edward Yeoman of the Revels
Hunnis, William clerk of the Revels
Pakenham, Edmund comptroller of the Revels
Shakespeare, William player
Phillips, Augustine player
Fletcher, Lawrence player
Heminges, John player
Burbage, Richard player
Slye, William player
Armin, Robert player
Cowley, Richard player
Beeston, Christopher player
Lee, Robert player
Duke, John player
Pallant, Robert player
Perkins, Richard player
Heywood, Thomas player
Holt, James player
Swinnerton, Thomas player
Greene, Thomas player
Beeston, Robert player
Alleyn, Edward player
Bird, William player
Towne, Thomas player
Downton, Thomas player
Rowley, Samuel player
Juby, Edward player
Jeffes, Humphrey player
Massey, Charles player
Jeffes, Anthony player

Event Type

  • company context
  • player context
  • royal entrance