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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

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Va-Va-Voom

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

"To Gain Knowledge and Understanding of the Ways of Men" - Queen Elizabeth, Describing the Earl of Oxford in Letters of Introduction to Foreign Princes

It’s my pleasure to pass on news of work by Alexander Waugh, who has obtained English translations of two Latin letters by Queen Elizabeth, addressing the princes of Europe on behalf of Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford as he was about to set forth in early 1575 on his foreign travels. 584 more words

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60: A Goodly Pageant

Such a throng of cats was there.  Many had come from afar, walking by night and hiding by day for their greater safety.

This was a thing we’d not foreseen, but (sayt Nero) the more the merrier. 690 more words

The Last Will and Testament of John de Vere, 1358

JOHN DE VERE

7th Earl of Oxford

(1311 – 1359)

Source: Testamenta Vetusta

Published in 1826

Transcribed Nicholas Harris Esq

John de Vere, Earl of Oxford % at Bentley, on Friday being the Feast of All Saints’, 1358. 140 more words

Genealogy

59:  Our Rehersell

We met near my sister’s barn to reherse our play.

There was none to see but an owl that lodges with her.

Linkin has this next by heart, and will spread it abroad: 1,008 more words

57:  More of Our Play

My pen flies along so speedy it makes my foot to ache.

I made a fine speech for Lion, heralding the return of the Earl of Ox-Foot, and praising the blood of cooks most high.   666 more words