Musk Sugar 16th Century Recipe

Musk Sugar 16th Century Recipe

Support the show and get access to special bonus content on Patreon. This website contain affiliate links. Musk Sugar appears in a recipe from the mid 1550s by Sir Hugh Plat where he tells you how to make a scented sugar for cooking. This recipe comes from his book...

Ep 152: Basic History Guide

Download the basic history guide that coordinates with Ep 152 of That Shakespeare Life. See archival images, illustrations, paintings, maps, and quotes that walk you through Public Executions during Shakespeare's lifetime. This guide is designed to accompany the...

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Did you know that many of the plays we have today that survive from the 16th century by William Shakespeare are thought to have been made possible by the work of fast writing, slick listening, audience pirates? Using a system of shorthand known today as Charactery by...

1613 Lord Mayor’s Show

Coordinating with Ep 78 of That Shakespeare Life, this map shows a sample route of the Lord Mayor's Show that paraded through London in 1613. We use information from Tracy Hill's “Pageantry and Power,” to create this guide and Tracy Hill is our guest...

How to Play Noddy (Full Game Instructions)

Do you like playing 16th century games that Shakespeare would have played? Enjoy bringing this now extinct game back to life with a full set of printable instructions and a video tutorial where you can learn how to play this game from Shakespeare's Two Gentlemen of...