The Tudor Society

September 1 – The birth of actor Edward Alleyn

On this day in Tudor history, 1st September 1566, actor Edward Alleyn was born in the parish of St Botolph without Bishopsgate, London. He was baptised the following day.

Let me share some facts about Edward Alleyn, including his personal life, the plays he was involved in, his theatre investments, and his desire to be appointed master of the bears, bulls and mastiff dogs...

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