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Shakespeare's World

About Shakespeare's World

Whether you are interested in Shakespeare or sixteenth century history, Shakespeare’s World for iPad is the only app to explore Shakespeare’s works and world through time and place. Historical events that impacted Shakespeare and his world feature on every day of the year. An interactive map allows you to trace Shakespeare’s movements and chart the evolution of his plays. Articles and guides to his plays foreground their historical context. Shakespeare’s World is the perfect companion for lovers of Shakespeare and lovers of history. Learn More here

      John Shakespeare was buried in Stratford-upon-Avon on 8 September 1601 after becoming an influential and important member of the town. He had moved to Stratford-upon-Avon with his wife, Mary, in 1551. He worked as a glover and become a well-known member of the Stratford town council. When his eldest son William was four years […]Continue reading

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    The English author Robert Greene died on 3 September 1592, and a posthumous  pamphlet was published at his dying request. It was titled Green’s Groatsworth of Wit, bought with a million of repentance. Describing the folly of youth, the falsehood of makeshift flatterers and mischiefs of deceiving courtesans. In this pamphlet, Greene supposedly refers to […]Continue reading

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