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How Did Shakespeare Die?

Shakespeare’s death is a mystery. It’s been speculated that he died of syphilis or was even murdered. Helen explores the theory that comes from a diary written by a Stratford Vicar 50 years after Shakespeare's death. It tells of Shakespeare going out drinking with his writing friends and then dying of a fever shortly afterward.
Aired: 4/18/2016 | 0:02:34
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