Can you replace 16thC Window Glass with Parchment?

Hello there, Iā€™m Cassidy Cash. Welcome to That Shakespeare Life, this week is another episode of DIY History, where we try out games, recipes, and crafts from the life of William Shakespeare.  The advent of paper arrived in Europe with the Printing Press, in the...
How to Keep Ink from Freezing

How to Keep Ink from Freezing

Get printable supply lists and step by step instructions for activities like this one inside our member’s area where you can cook, play, and create your way through the life of William Shakespeare. Become a Member. In Shakespeare’s lifetime, the...
Hot Chocolate from the 17th Century

Hot Chocolate from the 17th Century

Join as a member of That Shakespeare Life and we’ll send you a new kit every month that includes everything you need to complete activities like this one at home, or in your classroom. Explore membership In our recent podcast episode with Elisa Tersigni, we...
How to Make Pompion Pye

How to Make Pompion Pye

Our show is powered by Patrons who get special extras for their support. Sign up to be a patron today! On our podcast this week, we shared the history of Pompions, or pumpkins, for Shakespeare’s lifetime, and we discussed specifically Pompion Pye. Listen to our...
Waffles from 1615

Waffles from 1615

This website contains affiliate links. Our platform is supported by Patrons. Sign up to get printables of recipes like this one and other benefits when you support our show on Patreon In our recent episode of That Shakespeare Life, we talked with our guest, Sam Bilton...
How to Play 16th Century Bowling

How to Play 16th Century Bowling

Queen Elizabeth I is supposed to have played at bowls. On 19 July 1588, English Vice-Admiral Sir Francis Drake allegedly was playing bowls at Plymouth Hoe when the arrival of the Spanish Armada was announced, replying “We have time enough to finish the game and...