One and Thirty Card Game Instructions

This week we are exploring a popular card game from Elizabethan England called One and Thirty. This game is very similar to BlackJack, can be played with two or more people, and is pretty easy to learn. Press play to learn how to play.   This card game dates back...
Ep 125: University Spies in Elizabethan England with Robert Stefanek

Ep 125: University Spies in Elizabethan England with Robert Stefanek

One of the ways we fund the podcast is through affiliate links. If you purchase these items through our links, we make a commission. This, and all the posts here on our website, may contain such affiliate links.  Welcome to Episode #125 of That Shakespeare Life, the...
Did Shakespeare Have Hand Lotion? (New on YouTube)

Did Shakespeare Have Hand Lotion? (New on YouTube)

As we are all washing our hands more frequently these days, and if you’re like me–singing a song to remember how long 20 seconds is when you wash, then you are likely consuming a lot more hand lotion in addition to your soap to combat dry fingers and scaly...
Ep 108: Elizabethan Corsets with Cass Morris

Ep 108: Elizabethan Corsets with Cass Morris

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Did Shakespeare Have Stuffed Animals?

Did Shakespeare Have Stuffed Animals?

1577 (when Shakespeare was 13) painting of lady Arabella Stuart. Unknown author, shows her holding a doll dressed in period clothing. Source When you think about the life of William Shakespeare, it is easy to think of him in his prime–as a grown man, well...