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1586

John Shakespeare loses his position as an Alderman

Councilors in Stratford-upon-Avon
Councilors in Stratford-upon-Avon
John's slide off the public platform continues this year when he is voted off Stratford council for non-attendance at meetings. Conditions are still hard for the Shakespeares.

Evidence

Councilors in Stratford-upon-AvonStratford Council records

Records of the council that show the rise and fall of William Shakespeare's father

Locations

Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-AvonStratford upon Avon, Warwickshire

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