Helena offers the widow 3,000 crowns in 'All's Well That Ends Well' -- about £75,000 in today's money. David Crystal takes us through how to understand Shakespeare's sums in modern currency. #Shakespeare#money
In a symbolic gesture toward creating an ever closer Union, the European Union conferred citizenship on everyone who was also a subject of one of its member states. However, the rights of European citizens are more like those of subjects of the pre-1914 Germain Kaiser than of a 21st century European democracy.