Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Fishing Fleet: Husband Hunters of the Raj.

In the late seventeenth century women of the Fishing Fleet, an unkind name for the husband hunters who visited India during the Raj often had their fares paid for by the East India Company. This became common once relationships between … Continue reading

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The First of November: The First Othello

Picture this; a group of men enacting for the very first time William Shakespeare’s Othello on the first day of November in 1604. The venue was not the Globe which was only five years old at the time but the … Continue reading

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