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...
Did Shakespeare Play Bowling? (New On YouTube)

Did Shakespeare Play Bowling? (New On YouTube)

Image Source: http://www.greydragon.org/library/playingbowls.html When you think of the 16th century, you might recognize Shakespeare, theater, even horse drawn carriages or swords. But when it comes to games, the Elizabethans were surprisingly very adept at leisure...
Why does Shakespeare call Joan of Arc Joan La Pucelle?

Why does Shakespeare call Joan of Arc Joan La Pucelle?

Image: Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres painted ‘Joan of Arc on Coronation of Charles VII in the Cathedral of Reims' in 1854. The painting is in the Louvre Museum in Paris. Credit: Public domain In William Shakespeare's play, Henry VI Part 1, a major character is...

History Talk: Henry VI Part 1, Act 1

History Talk on Henry VI Part 1, Act 1 https://www.cassidycash.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/10000000_198731000849945_2084709415318978560_n.mp4 In these history chats about Shakespeare's plays we cover three history topics: History of Performance, History of...