- How Edward de Vere Didn't Depart Italy (it turns out). July 19, 2017. "It seemed that Pasquale Spinoza must have been mistaken or misled. There would not have been nearly enough time to visit Florence, Siena, Rome, Naples and Palermo and to return to Venice. Such a trip took considerable time in the 16th century."
- Edward de Vere's Memorial For His Son, Who Died at Birth May 1583. July 5, 2017. "The brief Viscount Bulbeck being the son of the renowned poet and playwright Edward de Vere, we might have hoped to have the text of the father’s own memorial poem. As far as traditional literary history is concerned, no such poem has yet been discovered."
- Shakespeare's Apricocks. February 21, 2017. "While he may never have been a gardener, he does seem more than superficially knowledgeable about the gardens of his day. One detail of such matters that he got wrong, however, is as much to the point as any."
- John Donne's"Nocturnal upon St. Lucy's Day". December 13, 2016. "Today, December
13, is Saint Lucy’s Day. In John Donne’s
time, when the old calendar was still in use, it fell upon (and was, therefore,
the feast of) the winter solstice."
- Enter John Lyly. October 18, 2016. "From time to time, Shakespeare Authorship aficionados query after the name “John Lyly”. This happens surprisingly little given the outsized role the place-seeker, novelist and playwright played in the lives of the playwright William Shakespeare and Edward de Vere."
- The Herbert Brothers' Other First Folio Dedication. October 2, 2016. "...Edward de
Vere’s daughter Susan, the wife of Philip Herbert, Earl of Montgomery, and a
very active player in the Court masques of her day, came into the possession of
the uncompleted manuscripts of De Vere upon his death."
- Sir Anthony Bacon: a Life in the Shadows. January 25, 2016. "Somehow Sir Anthony had the habit of ingratiating himself in circles of the highest historical interest and most questionable mores."
- Mermaid Series on Thomas Dekker. October 6, 2015. "I have been a priest in Apollo's Temple many years, my voice is decaying with my age..."
- Biographical Information on Thomas Dekker. May 19, 2015.
- Discovered: A New Shakespeare Sonnet: the Experience. May 11, 2015. "I was hot on the trail of something, it appeared, but I barely knew what until I was on top of it and then it just seemed impossible that the very best I could hope for had somehow actually come to pass."
- Shakesper's Second Best Bed: the (almost) final chapter. November 10, 2014.
- Desperately Seeking Bridget (de Vere). August 24, 2014. "Even most people who assert that the Earl of Oxford was the poet and playwright Shake-speare (a group to which I resoundingly belong) do not seem to know that she was engaged, in 1598, to William Herbert, soon to inherit the Earldom of Pembroke,..."
- Did Shake-speare Die of a Stroke? August 03, 2014. "In October of 1601 De Vere begins to complain of his health
again in letters to his brother-in-law, Robert Cecil, who was representing him
in certain legal matters at Court."
- Shake-speare and the Influence of Ronsard. May 22, 2014. "If Shake-speare were
actually born in 1564, the question should naturally arise as to why so many of
the sources for his works were written between 1560 and 1580,..."
- Shake-speare's Greek. May 08, 2014. "It is not at all clear from
Jonson’s limited comments on Shakespeare, throughout his life, whether he was
aware that the Bard may have actually translated a Greek text popular for many
- Historical Inaccuracies in the Film Anonymous #4: The Cecils did not arrange for the Earl of Essex to be sent to Ireland. William Cecil did not use the occasion to replace Essex on the Privy Council with his son. December 7, 2015.
- Historical Inaccuracies in the Film Anonymous #3: When Edward and Vavasour had their affair, Anne, the Countess of Oxford, was in no position to arrive home to find them together. Etc. September 29, 2015.
- Historical Inaccuracies in the Film Anonymous: #2: During the Essex Rebellion, Sir Robert Cecil did not order the army to fire upon a single citizen of London. August 11, 2015.
- Historical Inaccuracies in the Film Anonymous: #1: Sir William Cecil did not blackmail Edward de Vere to marry his daughter. August 2, 2015.
- A Review of Opus Arte/ Shakespeare’s Globe As You Like It. July 20, 2015.
- A Review of Last Will and Testament. March 09, 2015.
- A Shake-speare Authorship Primer. January 29, 2015.
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