William Shakespeare was born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom—and many claim this is all we really know about him. Though it is widely accepted that William Shakespeare existed, it's a popular conspiracy theory that he wasn't the one who wrote all the "Shakespeare" plays, poems, and sonnets we studied in high school. Where does this doubt come from? And if it wasn't William Shakespeare who authored those works, then who did?
Did Shakespeare Really Write His Plays?
Many scholars say no.
Written by Curiosity Staff October 13, 2016
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