Ep 136: London Stone with John Clark

Ep 136: London Stone with John Clark

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Did Shakespeare Have Street Lamps?

Did Shakespeare Have Street Lamps?

Maurice Dessertenne- “Eclairage”, in Nouveau Larousse Illustré, tôme quatrième E-G. Shakespeare would not have had all of these lights, but the ones labeled 15th-17th century would have been around during his lifespan of 1564-1616. They are numbers 25-28...
Did Shakespeare Know About Puritans?

Did Shakespeare Know About Puritans?

Absolutely! You may even already know about the force of the Puritans in England because they were a big deal. Here's a few things you may find surprising about their relationship to Shakespeare. When you try to talk about the Puritans in Shakespeare’s England, many...