Ep 48: Shakespeare’s Sources with JM Pressley

Ep 48: Shakespeare’s Sources with JM Pressley

Welcome to Episode #48 of That Shakespeare Life, the podcast that takes you behind the curtain and into the life of William Shakespeare. I believe that if you want to understand Shakespeare's plays, then understanding the life of William Shakespeare, the man, is...
Dictionary of Medical Vocabulary (1375-1550)

Dictionary of Medical Vocabulary (1375-1550)

This book was useful to me in helping a fellow historian find the meaning of the phrase “pilles of cochee” we could find from Shakespeare’s Words, that Shakespeare had used “pilles” to mean “pills” in King Lear, but were at a...