S01 E38 - Henry VIII: Rope-a-Pope

Bard Flies by James A. Smith, William C. Quinn
In the final of the history plays, Shakespeare and his collaborator John Fletcher take on Henry VIII, the story of his first two wives, the birth of the future queen Elizabeth, and the establishment of the Church of England. In this episode, Will and James discuss why people have found the politics of Henry’s court so compelling across th  ...  See more
Oct 10 2022
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