Was Shakespeare A Real Person?

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Published on 4 Jun 2022, 15:00
Matt investigates: Was Shakespeare a real person or the creation of nobleman for creative outlet?

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An open book with a William Shakespeare portrait
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Portrait of William Shakespeare (bapt. 26 April 1564 – 23 April 1616), English playwright, poet, and actor
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Nathaniel Hawthorne - 19th Century
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Cordelia Championed by the Earl of Kent
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William Shakespeare and Lord Chamberlain’s Men Performing for Queen Elizabeth I - 16th Century
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Lord Chamberlain's Men Performing "The Merry Wives of Windsor" for Elizabeth I, Queen of England
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Vintage Paper Texture Background
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History
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Act Iv Scene I From Macbeth
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A scene from William Shakespeare's play The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Act V, scene 4
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A scene from William Shakespeare's play Love's Labour's Lost, Act V scene 2
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Portrait of William Henry (WH) Smith
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Shakespeare Performs For Queen
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William Shakespeare (c.1564-1616), English playwright, wood engraving, published in 1848
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Works of William Shakespeare - Shylock
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Portrait of Shakespeare
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Scene from King Henry VI Part-2 Act 2 Scene 2
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Act IV Scene i from Macbeth, c19th century
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William Shakespeare
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William Shakespeare's The Tempest
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A large statue of William Shakespeare
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Plays of Shakespeare
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale
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The Tempest - Shakespeare
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William Shakespeare
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William Shakespeare - signature. English playwright,
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Francis Bacon
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Shakespeare - Merchant of Venice
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Shakespeare's Plays: Romeo and Juliet
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Portrait Of Sir Francis Bacon
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William Shakespeare in a Fantasy Scene
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Antique Portrait of William Shakespeare
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William Shakespeare
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Scene from a Shakespeare Play
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William Shakespeare, Title page from First Folio edition
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Renaissance Man
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Play Reading
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Merry Wives
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At The Recital
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Ghost Appears To Hamlet
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'Midsummer Night's Dream' Illustration
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Scene From 'Richard III'
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Edward De Vere
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Christopher Marlowe
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VIDEO
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TS Actor John Gielgud performing a monologue from Shakespeare's Hamlet / United Kingdom
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LA Actors in a theater performing Hamlet, including John Gielgud / United Kingdom
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Confident elderly man reading antique book standing wooden stairs at public or home library
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A super close up scene of a man using a quill pen to make notes about the coins he is examining.
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A statue of William Shakespeare rises into the trees along Central Park's Literary Walk in New York City.
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Spires protrude from London's Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.
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Shakespeare's Birthplace on Henley Street, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe
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writing letter in candlelight
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