Two Gentlemen of Verona | Breaking Bard Episode 4

 

“Sweet Proteus, no; now let us take our leave to Milan let me hear from thee by letters of thy success in love, and what news else betideth here in absence of thy friend and I likewise will visit thee with mine” – The Two Gentlemen of Verona Act 1, Scene 1

For being an Englishman, Shakespeare set a surprisingly few number of plays in England. Many people assert that Shakespeare either travelled Europe during the lost years or was not the man from Stratford at all. These people seem to forget that Shakespeare had an extremely poor grasp of geography, so bad in fact that it is almost easier to believe that Shakespeare never saw a map than it is to believe he travelled to Italy.

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