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Sir Thomas North
The Original Author of Shakespeare's Plays
Borrowings (Full Context)
Borrowings by Subject
Week 7: North’s Marginal Notes
Week 6: Borrowed Lines and Phrases
Week 5: North’s Stories
Week 4: Roman Adaptations
Week 3: English Histories
Week 2: North’s Journal
Week 1: The Tragedies
84 Days of Borrowings
Videos & Slideshows
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)