In 1572, cartographers Georg Braun from Germany and Frans Hogenberg from Belgium produced an early birds-eye detailed map of London.
In 1610, if you asked someone in London who William Shakespeare was, they would say ‘a poet’. If you asked someone in Stratford-upon-Avon the same thing, they would say ‘a property owner’.
The first garden we visited on Sunday as part of Open Garden Squares weekend was the garden of the Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers.
In Elizabethan times, plays generally took place at 2pm in the afternoon, with the actors rehearsing the play in the morning and putting it on in the afternoon.