Robin Hood in 16-17th Century England

Robin Hood in 16-17th Century England

Access over 150 additional episodes in our back catalog on Patreon! Join today at http://www.patreon.com/thatshakespearelifeWilliam Shakespeare refers to the legend of Robin Hood in his play, As You Like it with the old Duke exiled to the Forest of Arden with a group...
The Great Bed of Ware

The Great Bed of Ware

Access over 150 additional episodes in our back catalog on Patreon! Join today at http://www.patreon.com/thatshakespearelife  In Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, Act III, Sir Toby Belch uses the Great Bed of Ware in England as a measuring stick for something that is...
Tewksbury Mustard from Shakespeare’s Henry IV

Tewksbury Mustard from Shakespeare’s Henry IV

Access over 150 additional episodes in our back catalog on Patreon! Join today at http://www.patreon.com/thatshakespearelife  In Shakespeare’s in Henry IV, Part 2, Falstaff has the line: “his wit’s as thick as Tewkesbury Mustard” (Act 2, Scene 4). Falstaff...