Scottish News in England with Amy Blakeway

Scottish News in England with Amy Blakeway

Access over 150 additional episodes in our back catalog on Patreon! Join today at http://www.patreon.com/thatshakespearelife  Scottish news was in high demand in England for Shakespeare’s lifetime. From 1580 onwards, the same years Shakespeare was writing...
Marian Civil War, Scotland, and England

Marian Civil War, Scotland, and England

Access over 150 additional episodes in our back catalog on Patreon! Join today at http://www.patreon.com/thatshakespearelife William Shakespeare was just two years old when Mary Queen of Scots was removed from power in 1567. The Queen was put under confinement in...
Marriage Customs for the 16th Century

Marriage Customs for the 16th Century

Access over 150 additional episodes in our back catalog on Patreon! Join today at http://www.patreon.com/thatshakespearelife The difference in Shakespeare’s plays between a tragedy and a comedy is defined as whether or not the characters end in marriage or end in...
English Accents During Shakespeare’s Lifetime

English Accents During Shakespeare’s Lifetime

That Shakespeare Life is supported by listeners who sign up to be our patrons. Join our listener community today. This website contains affiliate links. One of the most common issues with Shakespare’s plays is understanding the language. He used not only words that...