Milksop Recipe, Much Ado About Nothing

Milksop Recipe, Much Ado About Nothing

That Shakespeare Life and DIY History are supported by our patrons. You can become a patron and get printable instructions for our DIY History episodes right here. This website contains affiliate links. Milksop is a great deal of much to do about nothing. I didn't...
Did Shakespeare Eat Acorns?

Did Shakespeare Eat Acorns?

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Musk Sugar 16th Century Recipe

Musk Sugar 16th Century Recipe

Support the show and get access to special bonus content on Patreon. This website contain affiliate links. Musk Sugar appears in a recipe from the mid 1550s by Sir Hugh Plat where he tells you how to make a scented sugar for cooking. This recipe comes from his book...
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...
Did Shakespeare Have a Toilet?

Did Shakespeare Have a Toilet?

Hello there! I’m Cassidy Cash. Here on Did Shakespeare we explore the ordinary life things that show up in Shakespeare’s plays, and examine what they would have been like for William Shakespeare himself by asking good questions, then exploring what we can find out to...