Money and Wealth During Shakespeare’s Time: INFOGRAPHIC

By Maryann Yin 

Have you ever wondered about the workings of money and wealth during William Shakespeare’s lifetime? To try to answer this question, Oxford University Press has created an infographic called Shakespeare and Money.

The piece features references to coins, clothing, and literacy. We’ve embedded the full image below for you to explore further—what do you think?

To learn more about The Bard, follow these links to view infographics on “What Shakespeare Play Should I Read?,” “A Network Analysis of Shakespearean Tragedies,” and “Shakespeare’s Reading List.” Follow this link to download a digital copy of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare.

Shakespeare Money Info (GalleyCat)