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In Elizabethan England, the word 'Nothing' was slang for female genitalia. The title of the Shakespeare play 'Much Ado About Nothing' is a double entendre.

‘Harkup pulls no punches – this is not a book for the faint of heart’ – @FrankieAdds  explores the trials and tribulations of Elizabethan England with @RotwangsRobot 's Death By Shakespeare

John Dee was an accomplished mathematician, but he also said he owned a stone that was given to him by angels. In Elizabethan England, that wasn't all that odd.

Was Shakespeare gay? As many of us celebrate #Pride2020  today and this month, @will_tosh  takes a closer look at Shakespeare's works and sexuality in Elizabethan England.

Why, this is very midsummer madness #TwelfthNight  On #MidsummersDay  ☀️, @will_tosh  takes a look at the 'dangerous sexual excess' associated with festivals and late-night summer partying in Elizabethan England. Ooh la-la.

With their co-production of Julius Caesar, @crowstheatre  and @GroundlingCo  pull out all the stops to bridge classical Rome, Elizabethan England and our current moment of global tumult:

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Happy #HeritageTreasures  Day! Last year 553 new entries were added to the National Heritage List for England, including an Elizabethan playhouse, a Victorian Chemist and a kinetic water sculpture

@SakuraGanaVkng  Hi Erin, the Gentlemen's Rooms are the balconies to the left and right of the stage. In Elizabethan England, these were typically used by Rich Patrons and were more expensive than the regular seats in the Galleries.

"Yet a simple reason would explain a playwright’s need for a pseudonym in Elizabethan England: being female."

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In Elizabethan England, the word 'Nothing' was slang for female genitalia. The title of the Shakespeare play 'Much Ado About Nothing' is a double entendre.

Viewed in the historical context in which it was written, Othello offers a glimpse into the economic and political anti-Catholic alliance between Elizabethan England and the Muslim world.

In Elizabethan England, the Mass was banned and anyone who heard it risked a fine and prison…

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One of the most suppressed facts is that England's "Golden Age" during Elizabethan times was due to the slave trade.

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