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Sir Thomas North
The Original Author of Shakespeare's Plays
All The Borrowings So Far
Romeo and Juliet
North’s Marginal Notes
Borrowed Lines and Phrases
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?
Not Just a Translator: Extraordinary Praise for Originality and Quality of North’s Writing
North in the News!
Credit Where Credit is Due: Prof. Alan Hughes!
The Roman Tragedies
About the Author
Hundreds of Recycled Passages (North’s on left; Shakespeare’s on right)