Did Shakespeare Work for Elizabeth I?

Did Shakespeare Work for Elizabeth I?

There are many articles online and even history books that claim Elizabeth I was a patron of Shakespeare. But was she? In this week’s episode of¬†Did Shakespeare¬†from That Shakespeare Girl, Cassidy Cash, we dive inside the world of Elizabethan theater to examine...
Did Shakespeare Wear an Earring?

Did Shakespeare Wear an Earring?

Each week here at That Shakespeare Girl, I share a video on YouTube exploring one aspect of Shakespeare’s life, times, food, writing, and general lore. After each video, I post an article here in the blog that shares the text of the video (which often contains...

Did Shakespeare Use a Graphite Pencil?

This project was a two week exploration into writing instruments of the 16-17th century, including whether or not posterity was merely assuming Shakespeare wrote a quill pen. Turns out, while he did use a quill pen, he may have also wrote with a graphite pencil. In...