Red Bull Men

NOTE: The roles listed for any given actor do not necessarily coincide with roles that actor played while associated with this company. The listed roles reflect the complete extant corpus of that actor's career. Neither does the list necessarily suggest a chronology of performance. Though the listings are accurate, the scholar is nevertheless cautioned to research further.

See Gurr, Andrew The Shakespearian Playing Companies, Oxford UP, 1996.

Listed alphabetically

Armiger, Edward

(circa1612-1635, burial recorded 30 Sept., St. Giles's, Cripplegate). Actor (Red Bull 1629-34(?)). [Nungezer, 15 [full citation] ; JCS ii, 350 [full citation] ]

Cartwright, William (I)

(fl. 1598-1636—a William Cartwright was buried at St. Giles's, Cripplegate in 1650). Actor (Admiral's-Prince Henry's-Palsgrave's 1598-1624; King and Queen of Bohemia's; Red Bull-King's; King's Revels; Queen Henrietta's 1635). (Father of William Cartwright (II)) [ES ii, 310 [full citation]; Nungezer, 86 [full citation]; Greg, Dramatic Documents i, 53 (1931) [full citation]; JCS ii, 402 [full citation]; Haaker, 'Plague', 297 (1968) [full citation]]

actor, FORTUNE'S TENNIS; Moor, Pisano, BATTLE OF ALCAZAR; Nobleman, Attendant, Hostage, Captain, and Bohar, 1 TAMAR CAM; Claudius, MESSALLINA;

Clarke, Roger

(circa1599-1623<). Actor (Red Bull 1621-23). [Sisson, 'Notes', 26 (1942) [full citation]; Sisson, 'Red Bull Company', 63 (1954) [full citation]]

Ferris, David

(fl. 1629). Actor (noted at Reading). [Nungezer, 134 [full citation]; JCS ii, 434 [full citation]]

Hint, Robert

(fl. 1629). Actor (noted at Reading). [Nungezer, 192 [full citation]; JCS ii, 473 [full citation]]

Kirke, John

(fl. 1629-42?) (Kerke, Kirk, Kyrke). Actor, playwright(?). [Dawson, Seven Champions of Christendome (1929) [full citation]; Nungezer, 226 [full citation]; JCS ii, 492; iv, 710 [full citation]; Freehafer, 'Seven Champions', 94 (1969) [full citation]]

Shank, John (II)

(1616?-41 (or 1655)). Actor (at Fortune 1640). (Son of John Shank (I)) [JCS ii, 568 [full citation]; Nungezer, 320 [full citation]; Wills, 208 (1993) [full citation]]

Tatterdell, Hughe

(fl. 1629). Actor (touring Red Bull company, noted in Reading 30 November). [Nungezer, 365 [full citation]; JCS ii, 590 [full citation]]

Weeks, Richard

(fl. 1628-40) (Weekes, Wicks). Actor (Red Bull-King's 1629-36). [Nungezer, 388 [full citation]; JCS ii, 615 [full citation]]

Williams, George

(fl. 1629-35). Actor (Red Bull company 1629; noted at Norwich 1635). [Nungezer, 392 [full citation]; JCS ii, 619 [full citation]]