In this episode of English Renaissance podcast Rude Tudors, literary historian Liz Rodriguez and nerdy laywoman Nicole Keating laugh and teach about historical jests. From poop to virgins to henpecked husbands, these dirty jokes amused people of the past. But how do they hold up? Find out in this episode...
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What do cuckoldry and Beyoncé have in common? Find out in this episode of Rude Tudors, hosted by literary historian Liz Rodriguez and comic actress Nicole Keating. The figure of the horned man whose wife has cheated on him is common in Renaissance English literature, especially the works of Shakespeare. But at a time when women were expected to be utterly chaste, their husbands wore the mark of their wives' infidelity.
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Join this raunchy jaunt through the time of Elizabeth I and learn about the underside of the history of marriage, fidelity, and sexuality.