The Dark Lady
The mysterious "Dark Lady" from William Shakespeare's sonnets remains one of the most enigmatic figures in the history of Western Literature. Who was this woman? How intimately did she know Shakespeare? what was the consequence of their RELATIONSHIP? And lastly, how did the experience end?
Although the sciences were male-dominated throughout shakespeare's lifetime, at least three women operated as licensed barber surgeons in late-sixteenth century London, as did another ten women as unlicensed surgeons.