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Click Here for a link to a great article showing that Shakespeare wrote Shakespeare.  If you've ever thought that someone else did, then this article is a must.  This is the best article that I've ever read on the subject.

Click Here to visit my new (very short) religious web site.

And click Here to visit my new "All Shakespeare" website.

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Here's something interesting.  As you know, the standard spelling of Shakespeare is  "S-h-a-k-e-s-p-e-a-r-e" . However, in the past there have been variations of this spelling.  Among the most common were...



( Back in Shakespeare's day there was no such thing as standard spelling rules.  In fact, there were not even any rules of grammar yet! )

List of Shakespeare's Plays
and estimated dates of first performance

1590 or 1591    Henry VI, Part III
1590 or 1591    Henry VI, Part II
1591 or 1592    Henry VI, Part I **
1592 or 1593    Richard III
1592 or 1593    Comedy of Errors **
1593 or 1594    Titus Andronicus
1593 or 1594    Taming of the Shrew **
1594 or 1595    Two Gentlemen of Verona **
1594 or 1595    Love's Labour's Lost
1594 or 1595    Romeo and Juliet
1595 or 1596    Richard II
1595 or 1596    A  Midsummer Night's Dream
1596 or 1597    King John **
1596 or 1597    The Merchant of Venice
1597 or 1598    Henry IV, Part I
1597 or 1598    Henry IV, Part II
1598 or 1599    Much Ado About Nothing
1598 or 1599    Henry V
1599 or 1600    Julius Caesar **
1599 or 1600    As You Like It **
1599 or 1600    Twelfth Night **
1600 or 1601    Hamlet
1600 or 1601    The  Merry  Wives  of Windsor
1601 or 1602    Troilus and Cressida
1602 or 1603    All's Well That Ends Well **
1604 or 1605    Measure for Measure **
1604 or 1605    Othello
1605 or 1606    King Lear
1605 or 1606    Macbeth **
1606 or 1607    Antony and Cleopatra **
1607 or 1608    Coriolanus **
1607 or 1608    Timon of Athens **
1608 or 1609    Pericles
1609 or 1610    Cymbeline **
1610 or 1611    The Winter's Tale **
1611 or 1612    The Tempest **
1612 or 1613    Henry VIII **

** First published in The First  Folio (1623 )
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