Wrong Side of the River: London's Disreputable South Bank in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century


Subject:
History By Place , England

Description:
This essay describes the Southwark area of London during the Elizabethan period. Southwark was called "the most disreputable quarter of London" and was the location of Shakespeare's Globe Theater as well as other playhouses. From the journal Essays in History, published by the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia.

Creator:
Browner, Jessica A.

Publisher:
Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia.

Language:
English

Source:
http://etext.virginia.edu/journals/EH/EH36/browner1.html


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