By Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans
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Joe began the 167576 season in his usual form. " Hannah Barton and Hugh Lamb were again after Joe on 15 November; Francis East claimed on 22 December that Haines owed him £30; and John Roffey petitioned on 15 January 1676 for a seven-pound debt. On 7 August Joe's creditors were told they would have to suspend their suits against the actor since there was then "noe playing" at the King's playhouse. During the 167576 season the only known theatrical activity for Joe was the speaking of the prologue to Gloriana on 29 January 1676.
See HAINES, JOSEPH. Haines, Joseph d. 1701, actor, singer, dancer, guitar player, fortune teller, author. The Life of the Late Famous Comedian, Jo. " The Life also has it that Joe's mother turned Quaker in her declining years, that young Joseph went to St Martin's School in London, and that he did so well that some gentleman sent him to Oxford. There he attracted the attention of Joseph (later Sir Joseph) Williamson and in time became his Latin secretary. A. degree at Cambridge, joined a troupe of strolling players there, and eventually wound up in the King's Company in London as a comedian and dancer.
Mathewes's permission to sue was suspended on 3 February, for it appears the matter was settled out of court: a warrant dated 6 March directed Haines to pay Mathewes 5s. weekly on his debt. On 30 July John May petitioned against Joe for a debt of £8; on 12 August Haines was ordered to pay Edward Sanger weekly to diminish a debt of £18; and on 14 August similar weekly payments to May were ordered. Joe was again in debt the following October, to John Curll for £5. Haines was in the King's Company again in 166970, for he was granted livery for the period 16681670 on 2 October 1669.
A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 7, Habgood to Houbert: Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800 by Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans