Stephen Hopkins with Andrew Buckley (Ep 210)

Stephen Hopkins with Andrew Buckley (Ep 210)

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Did Shakespeare Know About Jamestown?

Did Shakespeare Know About Jamestown?

One exciting part of Shakespeare’s life was the almost constant focus on exploration to the New World which saw both Elizabeth I, and later James I of England, send companies of explorers across the ocean to try and settle in what was known as Virginia. Named after...
Did Shakespeare Know About Virginia Dare?

Did Shakespeare Know About Virginia Dare?

Obviously, we cannot know for certain what Shakespeare did or didn't know, but we can surmise from great evidence. In this case, there is a consensus among historians that yes, Shakespeare–and indeed everyone in England—knew about Virginia Dare. Virginia...