Skakespeare's Cursed Grave Challenge: Rattle His Bones

Good friend for Jesus sake forbear
To dig the dust enclosed here!
Blest be the man that spares these stones,
And curst be he that moves my bones

We read the inscription on William Shakespeare’s tomb before we began to dig him up. He died on April 25, 1616 and was buried under the church floor in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford, where he was baptized fifty-two years prior.

We would be the first to look upon the great bards remains since his entombment.

I didn’t believe in the so called curse, I thought it’s just the playwright being dramatic in death as he was in life.

But Carter etal that unearthed King Tut may have had the same feeling in their guts I was currently having.

“Maybe we shouldn’t be doing this,â€? I said as the floor started to rumble and crack beneath our feet.

His bones were covered in period 1600 clothing. Bones and skull moving toward us. It felt like a nightmare come true. The curse was real. I took my shovel and knocked his skull from his shoulders and ran.

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