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23 April – The birth and death of William Shakespeare, the Bard

Today is the anniversary of the traditional birthdate of William Shakespeare on 23rd April 1564, and also the anniversary of…

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William Shakespeare’s resting place

Holy Trinity in Stratford-upon-Avon is the resting place of the Bard, William Shakespeare. It’s one of the places that Philippa…

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Celebrating Shakespeare’s Birth

Although it is not actually known which day in 1564 William Shakespeare was born, his birth is celebrated on 23rd…

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The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Campaigns Against Anonymous Film

The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon, hometown of William Shakespeare, has today launched a one day protest coinciding with the…

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Anonymous: Was Shakespeare a Fraud?

Thanks so much to Elizabeth Files visitor, Alexis, for telling me about this movie which is due to be released…

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The Old Myths Regurgitated – The Bisley Boy and More

I wasn’t able to watch the National Geographic Channel’s “Secrets of the Virgin Queen” but many people have contacted me…

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The Rose Theatre

On this day in history, the 19th February 1592, the Rose Theatre, an Elizabethan play house, was opened in London…

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Elizabeth I’s Image

This post continues from The Anne Boleyn Files post “Henry VIII’s England” which is an article on last night’s episode…

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Taking On the Bard

Today, we have a guest post by Robin Maxwell, author of the brilliant historical novels “The Secret Diary of Anne…