Reasons why Shakespeare Rocks #14

Was an active advocate for the betterment of British highways and transportation… while working on A Winter’s Tale, Cymbeline, Macbeth and The Tempest.

 

“1611, 11th September – List of Contributors. William Shakspere’s name appears on a list of those supporting “the Charge of prosecutynge [a] Bill in parliament for the better Repayre of the highe waies and amendinge divers defectes in the Statues alredy made” “ – from the Parliamentary Register.