Shakespeare was born over 450 years ago in 1564. In this section of the blog we’ve pulled together all of our blog posts that relate to the historic period that Shakespeare lived in, and posts that put Shakespeare and his works in their historical context…

Working Life in Shakespeare’s England 1
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Thomas Bowdler: Bowdlerizing Shakespeare

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Thomas Bowdler (1754-1825) was an old school English Georgian…
Working Life in Shakespeare’s England 6