Friends of William Shakespeare

Act 1, Scene 4 - Summary
At a strict and disciplined convent, Isabella and Francesca discuss all the "privileges" Isabella is about to give up by becoming a nun. Isabella says she sure does wish they were stricter at St. Clare's.
We interrupt this program for a history snack: In 1538 Henry VIII (the English king who broke with the Catholic Church) began the dissolution of all the monasteries and convents in England. By the time Shakespeare wrote Measure for Measure
around 160...