Venus and Adonis: William Shakespeare’s Debut 

Venus and Adonis: William Shak...

David’s forensic look at the first two pages of the first edition of Venus and Adonis, looking for clues of the man behind the pen name: Edward de Vere. It takes us into the realms of the history of printing, emblems, Greek and Roman mythology and mysticism. See his video on the DVS Youtube channel under MEDIA in the....

Southwell and Oxford

To view or download this article as a PDF click here. 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 […]....