Did Shakespeare Work for Elizabeth I?

Did Shakespeare Work for Elizabeth I?

There are many articles online and even history books that claim Elizabeth I was a patron of Shakespeare. But was she? In this week’s episode of Did Shakespeare from That Shakespeare Girl, Cassidy Cash, we dive inside the world of Elizabethan theater to examine...
Did Shakespeare Drink Malmsey?

Did Shakespeare Drink Malmsey?

This month at That Shakespeare Girl, we are exploring a Shakespearean Christmas. This week, we are looking at one of the most popular breakfast drinks at Christmas during Shakespeare’s time, which is Malmsey. It’s a sweet dessert wine that, turns out, is...
Did Shakespeare Study at a Library?

Did Shakespeare Study at a Library?

This week at That Shakespeare Girl, we are taking a look at libraries in Renaissance England. Spurred forward by a debate I saw on the Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship Facebook page. They were discussing Shakespeare’s authorship question (decidedly with the bias...
Did Shakespeare Wear an Earring?

Did Shakespeare Wear an Earring?

Each week here at That Shakespeare Girl, I share a video on YouTube exploring one aspect of Shakespeare’s life, times, food, writing, and general lore. After each video, I post an article here in the blog that shares the text of the video (which often contains...