Venus and Adonis and Lucrece: ...

Abstract ‘The size and scope of the First Folio and the failure of its compilers even to allude to the fact that Shakespeare had also written poems and sonnets led later generations of readers to see him as a playwright only, his early Ovidian poems apparently both forgettable and forgotten.’ Thus concluded orthodo....
Venus and Adonis: William Shakespeare’s Debut 

Venus and Adonis: William Shak...

Venvs and Adonis William Shakespeare’s debut  Edward de Vere 17th Earl of Oxford If you have been following the story so far you will be in no doubt as to the identity of this man. Edward de Vere 17th Earl fo Oxford. We know that he was an very religious man, indeed his annotated bible […]....

Southwell and Oxford

Robert Southwell1, born to a Norfolk family of gentry in about 1560 and Edward de Vere 17th Earl of Oxford, born in Essex in 1550, were related, as Southwell was a direct descendant of Oxford’s grandfather, John 15th Earl of Oxford, and thus a first cousin by remove. This essay seeks to determine what, if […]....