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Ben Jonson, Fine Grand, and the Droeshout Engraving

Ben Jonson was an integral part of the production of Shake-speare’s First Folio. In the paper below, I propose that Jonson’s dedicatory poems in the First Folio and his epigram “To Fine Grand” considered alongside the Droeshout engraving serve to discredit William Shakspere of Stratford-Upon-Avon and identify Edward de Vere as the True Author of the Shake-speare canon.

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