Did Shakespeare Use a Gauntlet?

Did Shakespeare Use a Gauntlet?

IMAGE: Richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel; Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester; Thomas de Mowbray, Earl of Nottingham; Henry, Earl of Derby (later Henry IV); and Thomas de Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick, demand Richard II to let them prove by arms the...
Episode 65: Who were Shakespeare’s Siblings? With David Kathman

Episode 65: Who were Shakespeare’s Siblings? With David Kathman

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Did Shakespeare Practice Falconry? (New on YouTube)

Did Shakespeare Practice Falconry? (New on YouTube)

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...
Ep #22: Clare Asquith on Shakespeare and the Essex Rebellion

Ep #22: Clare Asquith on Shakespeare and the Essex Rebellion

Welcome to Episode #22 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...