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The Real William Shakespeare Conspiracy

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The Telegraph lists many conspiracy theories on who really is behind the plays that, as of now, belong to William Shakespeare. The fact that “there is so little know about the real William Shakespeare” and his early life was what brought attention to the author of this article. Joseph C. Hart and Delia Bacon were the first to question Shakespeare in 1856 by stating the “plays were written by several different authors.” Since then, conspiracy against Shakespeare has become more notable and proven more likely. The conspiracies include Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford, Sir Francis Bacon, Christopher Marlowe, William Stanley (because of his initials), and Roger Manners. All of these men are capable of claiming authorship for William Shakespeare’s plays, but he still holds claim to them.…show more content…
This article was very factual and influenced my thoughts on Shakespeare while also opening my eyes to whether William Shakespeare is authentic and can hold claim on the plays and poem originally written by
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