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Eva Turner Clark: How I Became an Oxfordian

Eva Turner Clark, the author of Hidden Allusions in Shakespeare’s Plays became an Oxfordian after discussions with her friend, the prolific author, Esther Singleton. Their love of flowers, nature and skeptical inquiry drew them together. In 1931 she wrote this ...

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“Mr. W.H.”: How I Became an Oxfordian

He’s back, and we’ve got him!  Yes, the famous Mr. W.H., he of onlie begetter fame, has generously and pseudonymously offered up this essay, telling us how he became an Oxfordian. But wait! There’s more! Correctly identify the contemporary Mr. ...

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Greg Ellis: How I Became an Oxfordian

Forty years ago, when I was an undergraduate at the Australian National University’s Chifley library, I happened to notice a fascinating collection of old books on the Shakespeare Authorship Question. One in particular captured my imagination.  (No, it wasn’t the Oxfordian ...

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Tom Goff: How I Became an Oxfordian

At Tower Books on Watt Avenue in Sacramento, I first spotted Charlton Ogburn’s The Mysterious William Shakespeare: The Myth and the Reality, in a stack of new books, just after its 1984 release. I had learned to love Shakespeare early. ...

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Harold Feldman: How I Became an Oxfordian

Here is another classic from our files. This article was originally published in the Summer 1983 issue of our newsletter. I was never a Stratfordian. I learned my authorship theory as I learned my Shakespeare, and I learned them from ...

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Gareth Howell: How I Became an Oxfordian

When I was in Law School at Aberystwyth on the rugged western coast of Wales, it was an occasional delight to drive in summer to the lush English meadows of the Vale of Evesham, and especially to do homage at ...

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Heward Wilkinson: How I Became an Oxfordian

I was born at the end of the European War in 1945, into an English literary family with connections to the Bloomsbury Set. I studied English at school, early aware of Shakespeare; I reached him by way of Middleton Murry’s ...

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Julie Bianchi: How I Became an Oxfordian

When I was a teenager growing up in Northern California at the dawning of the Age of Aquarius, Shakespeare was Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey in velvet clothing stroking each other and panting poetic dialogue in amber-tinged moonlight. The author ...

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John Varady: How I Became an Oxfordian

Soon after reading Julius Caesar in Junior High school I became a ‘Bardolator.’ Later, while taking Latin, I immersed myself in the history of late Republican Rome. Shakespeare’s knowledge of the period amazed me, especially when I learned how little ...

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Why not Bacon, Marlowe or Derby…?

For many an understandable question arises, even if one does begin to doubt the Stratford story: “Granted, there does seem to be a problem with the Stratford man as the author. But why are there so many candidates? Why should ...

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