Forgeries by William Henry Ireland of Shakespeare documents, or manuscript copies of the forgeries and other manuscripts [manuscript], ca. 1800.

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Ireland, W. H. (William Henry), 1777-1835,. Forgeries by William Henry Ireland of Shakespeare documents, or manuscript copies of the forgeries and other manuscripts [manuscript], ca. 1800.

Forgeries by William Henry Ireland of Shakespeare documents, or manuscript copies of the forgeries and other manuscripts [manuscript], ca. 1800.

Includes leaves from Miscellaneous papers and legal instruments under the hand and seal of William Shakspeare, 1796, presented by Ireland to John Byng in 1799. Also a portion of a statement about the forgeries in the autograph of Dr. Samuel Parr; a draft of a letter by Samuel Ireland, June 26, 1797; W.H. Ireland's "Anthem on the death of...Princess Charlotte," ca. 1813, and a number of engravings.

51 leaves : ill.

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Samuel Parr was a Latin scholar and schoolmaster, educated at Cambridge. He served as perpetual curate in Warwickshire and during that time established a school in Stanmore, served as headmaster of Colchester and Norwich Schools, wrote essays and sermons with strong and often controversial leanings, and amassed a library of more than 10,000 books. He was a friend of Joseph Priestley and wrote the Latin epitaph for Samuel Johnson in St. Paul's. From the description of Samuel Parr lett...

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Father to George Byng, Viscount Torrington, 1824. From the description of Autograph note in the third person : to Sir Peter Burrell. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132393 ...

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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

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William Shakespeare was likely born April, 23, 1564; he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford while working in London, the center of English theater. As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. John was a leatherworker and involved in local politics, first becoming an alderman and eventually a town bailiff. ...

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Ireland, Samuel, -1800

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