Episode 5

William of Stratford Part 2: 'He Wears The Rose of Youth Upon Him'

Published on: 13th May, 2024

Episode 118:

Shakespeare's youth, his school days, religious life and marriage.

A couple of corrections to the last episode on John Shakespeare

The Shakespeare family's domestic set up.

Religion and the life of a child in the late 1500's

Examples of how William's education in Stratford may have looked.

Anne Hathaway and her family history.

William and Anne's marriage and the many speculations about anomalies in the records.

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The History Of European Theatre
A more or less chronological history of the development and practice of theatre
A podcast tracing the development of theatre from ancient Greece to the present day through the places and people who made theatre happen. More than just dates and lists of plays we'll learn about the social. political and historical context that fostered the creation of dramatic art.

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Ex-publishing and accounting professional. Rookie Podcaster, but learning fast. Loves all things Theatre and History.