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Shakespeare, a Fraud?

Summary: Shakespeare's life and documentation supports the evidence that he was what he's credited for. Critics and rivals, the queen and his first poems - the evidence clearly shows that he was indeed a playwright, poet, and actor.
Did you ever wonder if the stories told in history books are a mere shadow of the truth? A conspiracy to throw off any unwanted investigation? Scholars have debated the true identity of the beloved poet William Shakespeare, and whether or not he was just a front for the actual writer's genius. Recent studies show that Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford, was the true rhymester and writer of the plays and sonnets of Shakespeare. However, anecdotes and criticisms by his rivals also speak of the famous playwright and suggest that he was indeed a playwright, poet, and actor.

Very little is known about the man known as William Shakespeare, despite the fact that he is recognized as one of literature's greatest influences. On April 26th, 1564 William Shakespeare was born into what would be a family with seven children (only five survived to adulthood). His...

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