History Literature / RuledBritannia

27th May '16 1:31:52 AM PaulA
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* ShakespeareInFiction: Our protagonist.



* Creator/WilliamShakespeare: Our protagonist.
12th Dec '14 12:53:29 PM ScrewySqrl
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A novel set in an AlternateUniverse where the Spanish Armada conquered England. Ten years later, Shakespeare is writing plays under the Spanish occupiers, but is simultaneously contracted by both them and the English resistance to write plays to either commemorate the dying King Philip or inspire rebellion against him. In the end he chooses the latter, and his play Boudicca sparks a revolution. Published under the slogan "To be free, or not to be free?"

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A novel set in an AlternateUniverse where the Spanish Armada conquered England. Ten years later, Shakespeare is writing plays under the Spanish occupiers, but is simultaneously contracted by both them and the English resistance to write plays to either commemorate the dying King Philip or inspire rebellion against him. In the end he chooses the latter, and his play Boudicca ''Boudicca'' sparks a revolution. Published under the slogan "To be free, or not to be free?"
30th Dec '13 12:15:44 AM Fireblood
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* TheQuisling: Loaded with 'em, many HistoricalDomainCharacters.

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* TheQuisling: Loaded with 'em, many HistoricalDomainCharacters.some {{HistoricalDomainCharacter}}s.
30th Dec '13 12:15:15 AM Fireblood
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* FriendlyEnemy: de Vega ingratiates himself to the players. He and Shakespeare are also [[WorthyOpponent Worthy Opponents]].

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* FriendlyEnemy: de De Vega ingratiates himself to the players. He and Shakespeare are also [[WorthyOpponent Worthy Opponents]].



* MyCountryRightOrWrong: Shakespeare admits that, if given a choice, he probably would chose to follow the Roman Catholic traditions of Spain as opposed to the Protestant teachings of England, but he refuses to let these traditions be forced onto the country at gunpoint. Thusly, he helps launch the rebellion that topples the government of Queen Isabella and frees the imprisoned Queen Elizabeth, even if that means he will need to become a Protestant again, because at least then it would be England's choice in the matter.

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* MyCountryRightOrWrong: Shakespeare admits that, if given a choice, he probably would chose choose to follow the Roman Catholic traditions faith of Spain as opposed to the Protestant teachings of England, but he refuses to let these traditions that be forced onto the country at gunpoint. Thusly, Thus, he helps launch the rebellion that topples the government of Queen Isabella and frees the imprisoned Queen Elizabeth, even if that means he will need to become a Protestant again, because at least then it would be England's choice in the matter.



* TheQuisling: Loaded with 'em.

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* TheQuisling: Loaded with 'em.'em, many HistoricalDomainCharacters.



* VitriolicBestBuds: Burbage and Kemp
* VolleyingInsults: round and round and round again between Shakespeare, Burbage, and Kemp

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* VitriolicBestBuds: Burbage and Kemp
Kemp.
* VolleyingInsults: round Round and round and round again between Shakespeare, Burbage, and KempKemp.
12th Nov '13 2:23:58 PM ML4E
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* FriendlyEnemy: de Vega ingratiates himself to the players. He and Shakespeare are also WorthyOpponents.

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* FriendlyEnemy: de Vega ingratiates himself to the players. He and Shakespeare are also WorthyOpponents.[[WorthyOpponent Worthy Opponents]].
9th Aug '13 10:52:52 AM IncarnadineZebra
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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: At one point, Shakespeare ponders what might have happened if [some other historic event, I can't find the quote right now] hadn't happened--but DOESN'T consider a world where the Armada never succeeded.
9th Aug '13 10:45:15 AM IncarnadineZebra
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* DashingHispanic/LatinLover: Lope, and he is well aware of it.

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* DashingHispanic/LatinLover: DashingHispanic: Lope, and he is well aware of it.it. [[LatinLover His reputation]] precedes him wherever he goes.
9th Aug '13 10:44:16 AM IncarnadineZebra
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* DashingHispanic/LatinLover: Lope, and he is well aware of it.



* FriendlyEnemy: de Vega ingratiates himself to the players. He and Shakespeare are also [[WorthyOpponent]]s.

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* FriendlyEnemy: de Vega ingratiates himself to the players. He and Shakespeare are also [[WorthyOpponent]]s.WorthyOpponents.
9th Aug '13 10:42:29 AM IncarnadineZebra
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* HotWitch: Cicelly Sellis.
9th Aug '13 10:41:27 AM IncarnadineZebra
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* EnemyMine: Shakespeare spends a lot of the novel unclear on who is REALLY working for whom, and who he can really trust.
* FriendlyEnemy: de Vega ingratiates himself to the players. He and Shakespeare are also [[WorthyOpponent]]s.



* HistoricalDomainCharacter: [[ShakespeareInFiction Shakespeare]], his players, Lope De La Vega, Nicholas Skeres, Christopher Marlowe. The majority of the major characters are this.

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: [[ShakespeareInFiction Shakespeare]], his players, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lope_de_Vega Lope De La Vega, Vega]] (who was the Spanish Shakespeare of his day), Nicholas Skeres, Christopher Marlowe. The majority of the major characters are this.
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