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April 4 2013
William Shakespeare's lesser known role as an illegal food hoarder 400 years ago helps us understand him as a more complex figure, says new research.
As well as hoarding during food shortages, the Aberystwyth University study said the bard was also threatened with jail for tax evasion.
They looked at how food and hunger were reflected in Shakespeare's writing.
His play Coriolanus shows a famine created and exploited by rich merchants and politicians.
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