Shakespeare, Richard II and Rebellion
The History of England,
September 29th 2014
The year is 1601 and the ageing Queen Elizabeth I is just two years from death. Shakespeare's play Richard II is commissioned to be performed at the Globe on the eve of the Earl of Essex's planned rebellion...
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Michaelmas, or the Feast of Michael and All Angels, is celebrated on the 29th of September every year. As it falls near the equinox, the day is associated with the beginning of autumn and the shortening of days...