Response: Shakespeare coat of arms

“…A rarity for a man from the theater…” Indeed. Latest Shakespeare “find” more smoke & mirrors than ‘smoking gun’   IN this 400th anniversary year of Shakespeare’s death, the discoveries are coming fast and furious.* The latest is delineated in a 29 June piece in the New York Times that seems to be little more than a […]

DVS welcomes new Chairman: Alexander Waugh

Alexander Waugh has been elected chairman of the De Vere Society for a period of three years. Alexander was inducted into the Society’s ‘Order of the Blue Boar’ in 2015, who is also Honorary President of the Shakespeare Authorship Coalition, was named ‘Oxfordian of the Year’ in September 2015 by the Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship at […]

Sir Derek Jacobi and Mark Rylance Renew Their Support for the Declaration of Reasonable Doubt.

Two of the greatest Shakespearean actors of our time, Sir Derek Jacobi and Mark Rylance, discuss the so called Shakespeare Authorship Question in a 30-minute YouTube video, released in response to the many commemorations of the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakspere of Stratford-upon-Avon. They reaffirm their adherence to the Declaration of Reasonable […]

DVS mourns the death of Dr. John Rollett

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our longtime member Dr. John Rollett. He was a enthusiastic authorship questioner for decades–in the ’60s, an offhand comment of Leslie Hotson’s led to his SAQ investigation. He was a great lover of champagne — combining the two made for effervescent discussion & debate […]