Did Shakespeare Go to Church? (New on YouTube)

Did Shakespeare Go to Church? (New on YouTube)

As you will know very well if you are an American, religion in England was determined by the reigning monarch. Whatever the King believed, the people were required to believe, worship,and practice as well, often on pain of fines, imprisonment, or even death.  The...
Did Shakespeare Have a Toilet?

Did Shakespeare Have a Toilet?

Hello there! I’m Cassidy Cash. Here on Did Shakespeare we explore the ordinary life things that show up in Shakespeare’s plays, and examine what they would have been like for William Shakespeare himself by asking good questions, then exploring what we can find out to...
Did Shakespeare Have a Door Bell?

Did Shakespeare Have a Door Bell?

One of the most ordinary domestic things I think about when it comes to life of William Shakespeare is how did someone notify the resident of a home that they had arrived. Did they knock? Did they yell? Or did they use a door bell? Why was the first electric door bell...
Did Shakespeare Have Corn?

Did Shakespeare Have Corn?

In the 16th century, the word “corn” applied to any plant which produced a seed that could be harvested and then turned into breads, cereals, and other flours for baking food items and even the most popular beverage in England, ale, which was safer to drink than water...