William Shakespeare’s – Sonnet 67 (Analysis)

William Shakespeare’s – sonnet 67 is his only sonnet describing a painting – the ‘sitters’ in the “Tower of London Portrait” by John de Critz…

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Elizabeth 1st Virgin Queen – Or Not? (As the case may be)

That on the 14th July 1548, the ’14’ year old princess Elizabeth gave birth to a child fathered by ‘Lord Admiral Sir Thomas Seymour”, was…

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William Shakespeare’s – Sonnet 14 (Analysis)

When our great author came to write (S.14) one particular day dominated his thinking – the day he was born! And while you may believe…

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New Moon Over Southampton

Illustrated is William Shakespeare’s dedication to Henry VVriothesley (the first of three dedication) which in 1593 accompanied his first published poem “Venvs & Adonis” a…

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When was the schwa /ə/ first used in English Texts?

The Schwa e – When was the schwa /ə/ first used in English Texts?The answer 1601 The schwa sound being by far the most common…

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With the Breath thou Giv’st and Tak’st –
Myth, Truth and Prophesy in ‘The Phoenix and the Turtle’ by William Shakespeare

Preface: “With the Breath thou Giv’st and Tak’st”. “The Phoenix and the Turtle” by William Shakespeare – his most famous metaphysical poem from 1601 has…

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William Shakespeare’s – Sonnet 99 (Analysis of the ‘Culler-ful’ Elizabethans)

Sonnet 99 by William Shakespeare relates to the year 1599 as it is the only Shakespearean sonnet with fifteen lines, “a summer’s story” in fact…

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William Shakespeare’s – Sonnet 133 (Analysis)

Sonnet 133 by William Shakespeare is heavily influenced by the sonnet number in which our great author sees both division and unity between the numbers…

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William Shakespeare’s – Sonnet 33 (Analysis)

Sonnet 33 by William Shakespeare I believe is his most important sonnet as it unveils to us in line ‘IX’ the Godly words “my Sunne…

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William Shakespeare’s – Sonnet 111 (Analysis)

Sonnet 111 by ‘William Shakespeare’ shows us the significance of the numbers ‘111’ which identify this particular sonnet. Our great author firmly believed all princes…

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William Shakespeare’s – Sonnet 20 (Analysis)

Sonnet 20 by William Shakespeare is a physiological portrait of Henry Wriothesley and written in celebration of his birthday 20th May 1574 – although I…

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Edward de Vere’s Royal Nativity
(Explained as simply – as is possible)

‘OM’ – The 17th Earl of Oxford Edward de Vere’s Royal nativity is expressed – by this simple mathematical sum: 12 + 14 = 26.…

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