Ep 137: Christopher Marlowe with Ros Barber

Ep 137: Christopher Marlowe with Ros Barber

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Did Shakespeare know about bears?

Did Shakespeare know about bears?

Welcome to week 2 of our series on Exotic Animals in Shakespeare's lifetime. Last week we talked about Ostriches, and you can find the link to Part 1 of this 4 part series in the show notes right below this video. As a quick add on from last week, I wanted to mention...
Ep 136: London Stone with John Clark

Ep 136: London Stone with John Clark

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Did Shakespeare Know about Ostriches?

Did Shakespeare Know about Ostriches?

Well before the world enjoyed the arrival of William Shakespeare, the Tower of London had a long and well established history of housing exotic animals.  In 1288, Edward I added a lion and a lynx and created the first ever official “Keeper of the Animals” Edward III...
Ep 135: Gravestone Curses with Philip Schwyzer

Ep 135: Gravestone Curses with Philip Schwyzer

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