Connections in the Shakespeare Nexus

This is a long list of short bios for a handful of family lines that share connections to Edward de Vere and William Shakspere of Stratford-on-Avon.  It essentially serves as an overview of material which will be explored with documentation in future posts. Hopefully once it is complete with supporting documentation and links it will be a useful research tool for those studying the authorship question. Continue reading

Six Degrees of Shakespeare

Since it lay there for so long with nothing in it, WordPress has inspired me to launch this long delayed blog with an encouraging auto message and the following quote from Shakespeare:

And as imagination bodies forth
The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen
Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing
A local habitation and a name.