The Battle of Lepanto, 1571

The Battle of Lepanto, 1571

Access over 150 additional episodes in our back catalog on Patreon! Join today at http://www.patreon.com/thatshakespearelife In 1571, William Shakespeare was only 7 years old, but the naval battle that occurred that year was pivotal for England, and indeed the...
Did Shakespeare Meet Pocahontas?

Did Shakespeare Meet Pocahontas?

IMAGE: Portrait of Pocahontas, wearing a tall hat, and seen at half-length. Around the oval lettering reads: “MATOAKA AĽS REBECCA FILIA POTENTISS: PRINC: POWHATANI IMP: VIRGINIÆ”. Below oval “Ætatis suæ 21. Ao / 1616.” Below: “Matoaks aľs...