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63-Learning to Skinny Dip

63-Learning to Skinny Dip

PROGRAMMING NOTE: Watch for new episodes on Sundays! How did you learn to swim? Probably not from a book illustrated with graphic woodcuts of naked Renaissance men. In this episode of English history podcast Rude Tudors, literary historian Liz Rodriguez and comic actress Nicole Keating explore a period guide to the aquatic arts. Learn about the best places to take a dip, the proper conditions to avoid danger, and even learn a new stroke or two. Find out the answers to... Did people swim during the Renaissance? What dangers were attributed to swimming? How did a particular guide to learning how to swim depict the activity? Check out this peek into having fun during the time of Shakespeare and Elizabeth I. Contact at, Facebook, Twitter