Archive of May 2011 - Transforming Cities

Why Shakespeare’s bones are not in Poet’s Corner

on May 5th, 2011 in Uncategorized by | No Comments

It’s difficult to imagine the turbulent times that Shakespeare lived through; both Pope and Queen were demanding the allegiance of people’s souls. Spiritual certainties crumbled and the police state filled the void. (36,000 people were executed on the scaffold during the reign of Elizabeth I).

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