Ep 102: Ophelia’s Flowers with Richard Miller

Ep 102: Ophelia’s Flowers with Richard Miller

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Virtual Tour of Stratford Upon Avon, England

Virtual Tour of Stratford Upon Avon, England

This tour begins at the White Swan Hotel because that's where I stayed when I went there, and I know my way around from that starting point best.:) It was an awesome experience, so if you need a recommendation, I officially recommend The White Swan Hotel. Then we'll...
Ep 101: John Florio with Marianna Iannaconne

Ep 101: John Florio with Marianna Iannaconne

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Did Shakespeare Write During Plague?

Did Shakespeare Write During Plague? Elizabethan theaters were frequently shuttered in London during outbreaks of the bubonic plague, which claimed nearly a third of the city’s population. The official rule was that once the death rate exceeded thirty per week,...
Did Shakespeare Wash His Laundry?

Did Shakespeare Wash His Laundry?

Woman and Child on Bleaching Field, c. 1658. Oil on Canvas. Source The short answer to this question is No, but only because men typically did not wash their clothes in the 16th century. Keeping linens clean, including clothing items, were done by women. (Men were...