Ep 133: History of King Leir with Mathew Morris

Ep 133: History of King Leir with Mathew Morris

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Did Shakespeare Write About Basilisks?

Did Shakespeare Write About Basilisks?

William Shakespeare uses the word “basilisk” in Parts 2 and 3 of Henry VI, in Henry IV Part 1, as well as in Cymbeline, Richard III, Henry V, and a Winter’s Tale. The references themselves are not incredibly descriptive, but demonstrate that his audience had an...