Did Shakespeare Deal with Pirates? [New on YouTube]

Did Shakespeare Deal with Pirates? [New on YouTube]

1684 sketch by Jan Luyken | Captain Lambert with six ships carrying prisoners and sent to Algiers. 125 pirates are thrown, per two prisoners tied back to back, into the sea before Algiers. | Amsterdams Historisch Museum. A41724 | Public Domain | Source When it comes...
Did Shakespeare Have a Toilet?

Did Shakespeare Have a Toilet?

Hello there! I’m Cassidy Cash. Here on Did Shakespeare we explore the ordinary life things that show up in Shakespeare’s plays, and examine what they would have been like for William Shakespeare himself by asking good questions, then exploring what we can find out to...
Did Shakespeare Have a Mailbox?

Did Shakespeare Have a Mailbox?

Letter image from the Folger Shakespeare Library.  The short answer this week is No, Shakespeare did not have a mailbox because mailboxes weren’t invented until close to 300 years after Shakespeare’s death, during the 1850s. But there are letters talked about in...