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"The eminent Shakespearean scholar John Barton has suggested that Shakespeare's accent would have sounded to modern ears like a cross between a contemporary Irish, Yorkshire and West Country accent. Others say that the speech of Elizabethans was much quicker than it is in modern day Shakespeare productions. Well, now you can judge for yourself." (This article has a clip of a scene in Romeo & Juliet being read with the accent theorized to be closest to the Bard's day. COOL!)

For those damned spots that just won't come out...:) Hehe!