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1616 Shakespeare dies

William Shakespeare has died and he'll be buried in Stratford. Despite a quiet last few years, Shakespeare is the talk of the town, and he's made himself the talk of the London stage. Spare a thought for his daughter Judith, who married Thomas Quiney this year...

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John Bretchgirdle notes Shakespeare's status as a gent


It also notes his status as a gent - a sure sign that he has died a man of property...

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Windows on Warwickshire - The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust