On This Day – The Bed
Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway 27 November 1582. Shakespeare was eighteen, whilst Anne was twenty-six and already pregnant with their first child. They remained married until Shakespeare’s death in 1616. Upon his death Shakespeare bequeathed his wife his second best bed. To find out why join the Rembrandt of Remembering, Professor James Daybell, and the Emperor of Empiricism, Dr. Sam Willis, for an unexpected bedtime story – listen to the podcasts here!
Or why not check out our magazine post on first world war beds, or even Samuel Pepys and his marital bed!
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