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The Boar in "Minerva Britanna" (1612) and Edward de Vere and "Shakespeare"

The heraldic emblem of the Earls of Oxford for centuries was a Blue Boar, standing proudly atop their Coat of Arms. Henry Peacham in Minerva Britanna… 54 more words

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Reason 98 Why the Earl of Oxford was "Shakespeare" - He's the Only Playwright on the Meres List in 1598 Whose Plays are all "Lost"

“We have at least some dramatic material from all twenty-nine authors, except the politician Ferrers and the courtier De Vere.” – MacDonald P. Jackson, Determining the Shakespeare Canon… 1,395 more words

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Reason 97 Why Edward de Vere was "Shakespeare" -- The Play "Agamemnon and Ulysses" of 1584, Performed by Oxford's Boys at Court, as an Early Version of "Troilus and Cressida" -- and the Contemporary History Behind It

“Conceived out of the fullest heat and pulse of European feudalism — personifying in unparalleled ways the medieval aristocracy, its towering spirit of ruthless and gigantic cast, its own peculiar air and arrogance (no mere imitation) — only one of the ‘wolfish earls’ so plenteous in the plays themselves, or some born descendent and knower, might seem to be the true author of those amazing works…” 2,129 more words

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Reason No. 96 Why Oxford = "Shakespeare" -- Edward de Vere was with Elizabeth before her Famous Speech to the Troops at Tilbury

Queen Elizabeth the First of England gave her famous speech to the troops at Tilbury, a village on the Thames, at a time when they still believed the Great Enterprise of Phillip II of Spain, the Armada, was about to land. 2,209 more words

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Responding to Remarks in the New York Times Book Review about the Shakespeare Authorship Question...

The latest “Bookends” section at the back of the New York Times Book Review (Sunday, June 29, 2014) presents the question: “When we read fiction, how relevant is the author’s biography?” Two writers, Thomas Mallon and Adam Kirsch, give their separate answers, and Mr. 2,304 more words

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Christopher Marlowe, Continued: the Fourth and Final Part of Reason 95 to Believe the Earl of Oxford was "Shakespeare"

After England destroyed the Spanish armada in the summer of 1588, Edward de Vere the seventeenth Earl of Oxford played a prominent role in the celebratory procession to St. 1,714 more words

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