Shakespeare's earnings

Writer
 
Venus and Adonis £27.00    
Rape of Lucrece £20.00    
Collaborative theatre work £20.00    
Patronage £15.00    
Income from writing £82.00    
Actor and Shareholder
 
 LC's Men at The Theatre  £488.27    
 Travelling  £30.00    
 LC's men at The Globe  £1,970.11    
 The Blackfriars  £956.09    
 Housekeeper rental income  £270.00    
Total £3,714.47    
Playwright
 
Performance rights £573.00    
Lifetime Income £4,434.47    
Summary
Earnings   Avg p.a.
1590-1593 £265.15   £66.29
1594-1598 £570.12   £114.02
1599-1607 £1,841.45   £230.18
1608-1611 £1,757.75   £439.44