One and Thirty Card Game Instructions

This week we are exploring a popular card game from Elizabethan England called One and Thirty. This game is very similar to BlackJack, can be played with two or more people, and is pretty easy to learn. Press play to learn how to play.   This card game dates back...
Did Shakespeare Have a Battle Ax?

Did Shakespeare Have a Battle Ax?

Indian tabar battle axe, late 18th century or earlier, crescent shape 5 inch long head with a square hammer opposite of the blade, 22 inch long steel haft, the end of the haft unscrews to reveal a 5-inch slim blade. Heavily patinated head and handle with traces of...
Did Shakespeare Wear an Earring?

Did Shakespeare Wear an Earring?

Each week here at That Shakespeare Girl, I share a video on YouTube exploring one aspect of Shakespeare's life, times, food, writing, and general lore. After each video, I post links to further research so you can keep exploring! This topic was also covered inside...

Did Shakespeare Use a Graphite Pencil?

This project was a two week exploration into writing instruments of the 16-17th century, including whether or not posterity was merely assuming Shakespeare wrote a quill pen. Turns out, while he did use a quill pen, he may have also written with a graphite...
Video Blog: How to Add a Poll To a Facebook Page

Video Blog: How to Add a Poll To a Facebook Page

Here's a quick 1.5 minute video I put together for someone in a group I am a member of, but it shows how to offer a poll inside of a Facebook group. Hope it helps you! (it's really super easy to do. Once you watch, you'll say “Ohhhh, that's what you do....