Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

6/6/2012

Is this a digger I see before me? ‘Wooden O’ stage of ‘lost’ Curtain theatre where Shakespeare premiered Henry V unearthed near Thames

In the late 16th century, the audience who crossed a yard paved with sheep knuckle bones to reach this playhouse could not have known that history was being made.

And now, the remains of the ‘wooden O’ stage, where William Shakespeare’s company first performed Henry V, and possibly Romeo And Juliet, have been unearthed in a gravelled yard in Shoreditch, east London. for more click here

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