Marriage Customs for the 16th Century

Marriage Customs for the 16th Century

Access over 150 additional episodes in our back catalog on Patreon! Join today at http://www.patreon.com/thatshakespearelife The difference in Shakespeare’s plays between a tragedy and a comedy is defined as whether or not the characters end in marriage or end in...
Ep 192: Purple Carrots with Phil Simon

Ep 192: Purple Carrots with Phil Simon

One of the ways we fund the podcast is through affiliate links. This page, and all our pages, may contain such links.  Welcome to Ep 192 of That Shakespeare Life, the podcast that goes behind the curtain and into the real life and history of William Shakespeare...
Did Shakespeare Have a Canopy Bed?

Did Shakespeare Have a Canopy Bed?

Canopy beds, with their flowing draperies, are today connected with the image of a princess, or a very fancy setup. There is a historical reason for connecting canopy beds with princesses, as it was the nobility in medieval Europe who thought up this beautiful, and as...