Bible Translations Shakespeare Would Have Read

Bible Translations Shakespeare Would Have Read

Just like WIlliam Shakespeare, our work is powered by our patrons. Get extra history when you Become a patron today. This website containsa affiliate links. One the of the most significant influences on Shakespeare’s works is the Holy Bible. There are references to...
Tewksbury Mustard from Shakespeare’s Henry IV

Tewksbury Mustard from Shakespeare’s Henry IV

Access over 150 additional episodes in our back catalog on Patreon! Join today at http://www.patreon.com/thatshakespearelife  In Shakespeare’s in Henry IV, Part 2, Falstaff has the line: “his wit’s as thick as Tewkesbury Mustard” (Act 2, Scene 4). Falstaff...
Did Shakespeare Have a Hand Gun?

Did Shakespeare Have a Hand Gun?

European Hand Cannon. Punches in the siege of a fortified city. Woodcut from Lucas Brandis Rudimentum noviciorum sive Chronicarum et historiarum epitome c. 1475 Source When we think about Shakespeare and his plays, we rarely think of Good Old England as having weapons...