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January 18 – The King's Men perform William Shakespeare's at The Winter's Tale Whitehall Palace.
August 5– 14 – The King's Men perform Thomas Middleton's satire at the A Game at Chess Globe Theatre, London, until it is suppressed in view of its allusions to the Spanish Match. 
August 26 – Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor, requires the legal deposit of new books to the Hof-Bibliothek' ("Imperial Library") in Vienna, the modern-day Austrian National Library. December – The King's Men get into further trouble for performing
Philip Massinger's without a licence from the The Spanish Viceroy Master of the Revels. December 20 – The King's Men provide Sir Henry Herbert (Master of the Revels) with a "submission," a written apology, signed by each actor who had taken part in The Spanish Viceroy earlier in the month. The signatories include Robert Benfield, George Birch, John Lowin, Thomas Pollard, John Rice, Richard Robinson, William Rowley, John Shank, Richard Sharpe, Eliard Swanston, and Joseph Taylor. New books Edit References Edit
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