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...
In his plays and poems, Shakespeare frequently used phrases that reference large birds of prey. He either observed or participated in falconry (also called hawking) in and around his hometown of Stratford, one rural town like the ones where falconry was known to be...
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