Will's Will : The Last Wishes of William Shakespeare, Hardback

Will's Will : The Last Wishes of William Shakespeare Hardback



The original will - one of the National Archives' most prized treasures - is reproduced in full, with a transcript for modern readers.

Individual phrases are probed with a light, entertaining touch to reveal what we can piece together about Shakespeare the writer and the man - his friends and family, his lovers, the places where he lived, his beliefs, his growing wealth and, of course, the theatres where he made his name.

The result is a fascinating, freewheeling journey into a life (and death) with tantalizingly few facts and room for intriguing conjecture.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 128 pages, 16 plate pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9781905615247



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