In particular, the opening conversation between Gaynor and Pauncefort took place very early Tuesday morning, since Gaynor first met Templeton that same day and dined with him "on the morrow, which was Wednesday" [Chapter IV]. The next day, Thursday, Gaynor tells Pauncefort that the meeting at the World's End is "this day se'nnight". Gaynor is arraigned before Sir Henry Thresh the morning after the meeting and takes his leave of Templeton the same day, then "on the morrow" [Chapter XII], i.e. Saturday, he is arrested, and his trial is the following Monday (since it was "within three days of his arrest" [Chapter XIV]. That Monday being June 26 (recall that the Julian calendar was still in use) we can work backwards to find that the opening is in the early hours of June 13.
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