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"Were I a king..." -- "Had I no eyes..."

Were I a king I might command content;

Were I obscure unknown would be my cares,

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Janet Suzman Skewers the Oxfordians | Chris Hilton ~ Writer

Originally posted on Chris Hilton ~ Writer.

I have just finished an interesting book by Janet Suzman, a fine Shakespearean actress. She played one of the best Cleopatras I’ve seen in 1974 and produced and directed a brilliant Othello in Johannesburg in 1987.

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"Labour and its Reward" (Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford)

The labouring man that tills the fertile soil,
And reaps the harvest fruit, hath not indeed
The gain, but pain; and if for all his toil…

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Oxford and the London Stage

Plainly put, before the Earl of Oxford there simply was no such thing as the professional stage in England. Without a permanent theater building there can be no theatrical profession, and there was no permanent stage in England until Oxford returned from Italy in 1576 when, not just one but two purpose-built year-round commercial theaters opened for business in London. 7,825 more words

Shakespeare Authorship

Janet Suzman Skewers the Oxfordians

I have just finished an interesting book by Janet Suzman, a fine Shakespearean actress. She played one of the best Cleopatras I’ve seen in 1974 and produced and directed a brilliant… 939 more words

Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s small Latin

Poor Ben Jonson!  What a pickle he must have been in back in 1623 when it became clear that it would have to be himself who must tie the final knot in the authorship coverup.   1,318 more words

Shakespeare Authorship