THE SHAKESPEARE IDENTITY – CLUES (3)

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… Reader, looke

Not on his picture, but his Booke

(Ben Johnson, First Folio, ‘To The Reader’.

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THE SHAKESPEARE IDENTITY – CLUES (1)

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Title page of ‘Minerva Britanna’, by George Peacham, London 1612

A hand emerges from behind a theatre curtain and writes something. It’s upside down – what does it say?

‘MENTE.VIDEBORI’ – Latin: ‘By the mind I shall be seen’

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THE SHAKESPEARE IDENTITY: CANDIDATE 2

Kit Marlowe

CHRISTOPHER ‘KIT’ MARLOWE (1564-1593), Cambridge graduate, poet, playwright and most famous of the ‘University Wits’, homosexual or bisexual, died in a fight at the age of twenty-nine while waiting to face heresy charges brought against him by the Star Chamber.

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