William Shakspere


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Noun1.William Shakspere - English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)William Shakspere - English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
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The playright signed his name Willm Shakp, William Shaksper, Wm Shakspe, William Shakspere, Willm Shakspere and William Shakspeare.
In his book The Man Who Was Never Shakespeare: The Theft of William Shakspere's Identity (Parapress, 2011), Pointon examines the religious milieu of the incumbent Bard's close relatives.
Nelson makes a case that the 17th Earl of Oxford, Edward de Vere, and not the actor and theater owner William Shakspere of Stratford-upon-Avon, was the revered playwright and poet known as William Shakespeare.
Barrett Wendell, William Shakspere: A Study in Elizabethan Literature (New York, 1894), 329.