William Shakespeare’s resting place in Stratford-upon-Avon

| February 21, 2018

William Shakespeare’s resting place in Stratford-upon-Avon

A couple of years ago, I made a video as one of my “Claire Chats” weekly talks for the Tudor Society on Holy Trinity Church. I had just been to visit this church, specifically to visit the resting places of William Shakespeare, his wife Anne Hathaway, his daughter Susannah and other members of the family. […]

23 April 1564 – William Shakespeare

| April 23, 2014

23 April 1564 – William Shakespeare

Happy 450th Birthday to William Shakespeare! Although it is not actually known which day in 1564 William Shakespeare was born, his birth is celebrated on 23rd April because he was baptised on 26th April and baptism usually took place around three days after birth. It is also St George’s Day, St George being the patron […]

I’m Back with a Few Photos of Stratford-upon-Avon

| January 2, 2014

I’m Back with a Few Photos of Stratford-upon-Avon

I’ve had some time off research and writing over the Christmas period, and I also spent a long weekend in the UK seeing my best friend and my family. I popped into Stratford-upon-Avon one morning, to meet my parents and brother (and his family) and so snapped a few photos with my phone. My brother […]