Did Shakespeare Carve a Pumpkin?

Did Shakespeare Carve a Pumpkin?

Halloween is right around the corner and that means pumpkins! Modern day carved pumpkins can trace their roots back to many 18-19th century legends about a man named Jack who tricked the Devil into buying him a drink and was forced to wander the Earth after death...
Did Shakespeare Drink Malmsey?

Did Shakespeare Drink Malmsey?

This month at That Shakespeare Girl, we are exploring a Shakespearean Christmas. This week, we are looking at one of the most popular breakfast drinks at Christmas during Shakespeare's time, which is Malmsey. It's a sweet dessert wine that, turns out, is just as...