Shakespeare the Catholic Sympathiser

Title page of the first edition of The Rape of Lucrece (1594) by William Shakespeare. (Photo by Culture Club/Getty Images)

One of our honorary vice-presidents, Clare, Countess of Oxford & Asquith, has written before on Shakepeare’s Catholic sympathies.

Lady Asquith has recently advanced a new reading of the Rape of Lucretia, in light of Catholic persecution. You can read more about it on the Telegraph’s website here.