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 ....
The 1623 Folio Edition Of Shakespeare And The Exclusion Of The Earl Of Oxford As Its Author

The 1623 Folio Edition Of Shak...

The purpose of this article is to suggest, in the 400th anniversary year of the First Folio edition of Shakespeare, that Susan de Vere Herbert would have known the relation between her father Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, and William Shaksper (to use the local spelling of his name) of Stratford-upon-Avon – who....
Shakespeare Foolery, 1623: The First Folio And The Countess Of Montgomery’s Disappearance

Shakespeare Foolery, 1623: The...

Nothing will come of nothing. Speak again Lear to Cordelia (King Lear I, I, i) It may seem premature, making too much of ‘nothing’, to conclude that a search for a vital being named Susan Vere (1587–1629), youngest daughter of the illustrious Edward de Vere 17th Earl of Oxford and Anne Cecil de Vere, daughter [&h....

New evidence for de Vere from ...

From a talk given to the De Vere Society in September 2015. © Charles Bird. Castle Hedingham 2015 The pages of the First Folio of Shakespeare’s works printed in 1623, contain engravings of an animal which must have astonished those who first saw it. After all, considering the cost and difficulty of producing the....