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Re: "Liberties"
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0568  Monday, 12 March 2001

From:           Matt Kozusko <
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Date:           Friday, 09 Mar 2001 10:56:23 -0600
Subject: 12.0559 Re: "Liberties"
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.0559 Re: "Liberties"

Larry Weiss wrote:

>The current Globe is either within the Liberty of the Clink or hard
>abutting it.  Was the original Globe within that Liberty?

The current Globe is very near to where the Hope theater stood.  Both of
the original Globes were in the Clink Liberty, along with the Hope and
the Rose.  The Swan was just west, in Paris Garden.  David Johnson's
_Southwark and the City_ offers a map of the Southwark Manors boundaries
in 1837, but I have not yet come across a source that indicates exact
boundaries of manors/liberties at the turn of the century.  I vaguely
recall that those boundaries are not known with any certainty.

Matt Kozusko
 

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