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Sir Thomas North
The Original Author of Shakespeare's Plays
Intro to North
North’s Writings in the Canon
All The Borrowings So Far
Romeo and Juliet
North’s Marginal Notes
Borrowed Lines and Phrases
84 Days of Borrowings
North in the News!
Credit Where Credit is Due: Prof. Alan Hughes!
The Roman Tragedies
About the Author
Contemporary Praise for North as Tragedian and Records Documenting North as Playwright
Did Shakespeare Really Adapt Old Plays? (Yes!)
Wouldn’t Someone Have Complained He Was Using North’s Old Plays? (Yes & They Did!)
Why Wasn’t This Discovered Till Now?
Why Didn’t North Publish His Plays?
Hundreds of Recycled Passages (North’s on left; Shakespeare’s on right)