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William of Stratford, a Coda: The History of New Place
Episode 1017th June 2024 • The History Of European Theatre • Philip Rowe
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The Origins of New Place

The Clopton’s of Stratford-Upon-Avon

The first house at New Place

Hugh Clopton and his support for Stratford

William Clopton

William Bott and murder at New Place (maybe)

William Underhill sells New Place to Shakespeare

William Underhill and his son Faulk (another murder)

The New Place of Shakespeare’s time

The question of how much time Shakespeare spent in New Place

The gardens of New Place

The house passes through Shakespeare’s family after his death.

New Place is rebuilt

Shakespeare and the New Place mulberry tree

Francis Gastrell’s eventful time at New Place

Jame Halliwell-Phillips purchases New Place and commences archaeological works

The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust is created

Further Archaeological work and the renewal of the site in the 21st century

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