Shakespeare FAQ answers some of the more popular questions about the Great Bard. From Shakespeare's love-life to his famous will, Shakespeare FAQ explains them all...
Perhaps one poem is more famous than the other 154 sonnets for the shear number of times, popular movies (Clueless for example), books, TV programs (The Darling Buds of May) and reviews have used its lines.
What Plays did Shakespeare write?
These were unstable times indeed, with several smaller plots being discovered in the years preceding 1605. In fact, many of the Gunpowder plotters were known as traitors to the authorities. For this reason, it would have been difficult, if not unlikely, for them to gather 36 barrels of gunpowder and store them in a cellar under the house of Lords without the security forces getting suspicious.