Robert Gough (Go, Goffe), by virtue of his presence in the cast of "The Second Part of the Seven Deadly Sins" was probably a member of the Chamberlain's men in the 1590s; he remained with the company when it became the King's men in 1603. Like several of his fellows, he had ties with company members beyond the theatrical: he married the sister (Elizabeth) of Augustine Phillips (who left her £10 in his will), and he appears to have been apprenticed to one company member (perhaps Thomas Pope, for whose will he is joint legatee with John Edmans/Edmonds).
Like many of his fellows also, he lived in St. Saviour's parish, Shoreditch, at various addresses including Hill's Rents and Austin's Rents. The parish register records the following family events including his own burial:
- Anne, christening, 11 December 1603
- Elizabeth, christening, 30 May 1605
- Nicholas, christening, 24 November 1608
- Dorothy, christening, 10 February 1611; burial, 12January 1613
- Alexander, christening, 7 August 1614
- Robert, burial, 19 February 1625