The Battle of Lepanto, 1571

The Battle of Lepanto, 1571

Access over 150 additional episodes in our back catalog on Patreon! Join today at http://www.patreon.com/thatshakespearelife In 1571, William Shakespeare was only 7 years old, but the naval battle that occurred that year was pivotal for England, and indeed the...
Did Shakespeare Deal with Pirates? [New on YouTube]

Did Shakespeare Deal with Pirates? [New on YouTube]

1684 sketch by Jan Luyken | Captain Lambert with six ships carrying prisoners and sent to Algiers. 125 pirates are thrown, per two prisoners tied back to back, into the sea before Algiers. | Amsterdams Historisch Museum. A41724 | Public Domain | Source When it comes...