Oxford’s friend, Arthur Throckmorton: a personal link with William Shakspere of Stratford

Oxford’s friend, Arthur Thro...

Arthur Throckmorton (1558-1626) was the second son of Sir Nicholas Throckmorton (1515-1571) of Coughton Court, near Alcester in Warwickshire (about 8 miles northwest of Stratford-upon-Avon). It was to Nicholas that the secretary, Somers, wrote a letter in 1562 mentioning the 16th Earl of Oxford’s death and that h....