TUDOR HACKNEY
Local History

Hackney Life in Tudor Times

Hackney View
Hackney View
Hackney village in the 16th century
Hackney village in the 16th century

Focus on the 3 Parishes of Tudor Hackney

In Tudor Times, Hackney comprised three parishes - Hackney itself, the small parish of Stoke Newington, and Shoreditch. The latter, on the edge of the City of London, was home to two theatres and an up and coming playwright, William Shakespeare

Text and Research by David Mander
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This site, developed with funding from the New Opportunities Fund as one of the projects within Sense of Place, London, forms part of the National Archive's Education site. It was developed as a partnership between Hackney Archives Department, Immediate Theatre and the National Archive's Education Team