The Signatures of Shaksper and Shakespeare

William Shaksper of Stratford upon Avon left behind six signatures.  Apparently, but not certainly, all are his.  This is the extent of his known writings:


(See below for more information about the Shaksper signatures.)

The true Shakespeare, Edward, Earl of Oxford, left behind a few different forms of signature.   He used a “crown” signature from November 1569 until the funeral of Queen Elizabeth on April 28, 1603, when the Tudor dynasty ended.

oxfod crown signature


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