William Stanley and Edward De ...

Abstract William Stanley, 6th Earl of Derby, was seriously considered as author of the works attributed to Mr William Shakespeare when Abel Lefranc’s Sous le Masque de William Shakespeare was published in 1918 – shortly before J. Thomas Looney’s “Shakespeare” Identified in Edward de Vere the Seventeenth Earl ....
Christian Hermetism and Shakespeare

Christian Hermetism and Shakespeare

Introduction by the Editor In April 2022, Robert Baxter recommended the DVS invite Jane Nelson to contribute a ‘John Dee article’ following her thesis on Shakespeare and Christian Hermetism. At that time the thesis was embargoed, and Robert wrote a ‘preview’ (pp. 35-44) based on the website of the publisher....