Thursday, November 26, 2009

Great link

New archive on Shakespeare's time.
Article about it.

Archive shedding light on Shakespeare's times goes online

Tudor documents show the pulling power of Titus Andronicus, the cost of darning and fears about the plague

* Maev Kennedy
*, Wednesday 25 November 2009 11.21 GMT
A unique archive on the theatre of Shakespeare's times, revealing everything from the price of a ferry ticket across the Thames to the cost of a tumbler's breeches, becomes available free to the world today when the papers of the theatre owner and entrepreneur Philip Henslowe and his actor son-in-law Edward Alleyn go online.