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What's in a name? The Shakespeare Authorship Conference, Manchester 2016

Every now and then I like to indulge my inner nerd and go to some sort of literary panel discussion or conference. So at the weekend I went to the… 351 more words


Aubrey de Vere, 10th Earl of Oxford, 20th Great-Grandfather

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This is the final resting place of Sir Aubrey.  I would love to visit Haleigh someday to take in the sights and visit my dead ancestors, in romantic ruin. 773 more words


"Whether the Glass be Small or Large, Fill it Full"

“Whether the glass be small or large, fill it full.”

This advice to artists of all kinds means the following to me, by way of analogy: 251 more words


The Story of a Square 1: Cavendish Square

In 1717 the 2nd Earl of Oxford, Edward Harley, began work on the development of his estates north of  “the road to Oxford” or Tyburn Road, that eventually became Oxford Street. 543 more words


Shakespeare mystery

For those convinced Shakespeare, Marlowe, Oxford or Bacon wrote the works. If they wrote the works of Shakespeare as thousands of books claiming they did will testify, what about the Passionate Pilgrime 1599 and the POEMS: VVRITTEN BY WIL. 128 more words

Max Perkins to Ernest Hemingway: "That Stratford Man Ain't No Shakespeare!"

“It is certain, to my mind, that the man Shakespeare was not the author of what we consider Shakespeare’s works.”

— Maxwell Perkins, writing to Ernest Hemingway on August 13, 1942. 640 more words



Pupil No.189 at the Royal Freemasons’ School was Louisa Ashford Brooke Vavasour. The school register gives her birthdate, the names of her parents and her home address and from this it has been possible to research her life. 1,206 more words

Past Pupils