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Shakespeare: Historical Context

Shakespeare resources for theatre students.

Queen Elizabeth I

Painting of Queen Elizabeth I

"Queen Elizabeth I (Armada Portrait)." Attributed to George Gower, circa 1588. (CC0, Public Domain, Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons).

King James I

Painting of King James I

"King James I." Attributed to John de Critz, circa turn of the 16th/17th century. (CC0, Public Domain, Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)



Selected General Resources on Tudor History

Life and Times in Elizabethan England

Culture (art, dance, etc)


Moving Images

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