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Re: Hamnet
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 4, No. 446.  Friday, 23 July 1993.
 
From:           Stephen Orgel <
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Date:           Thursday, 22 Jul 93 10:24:17 PDT
Subject: 4.0442  Hamnet
Comment:        Re: SHK 4.0442  Hamnet
 
The Sams theory is untenable. The Shakespeare twins were named Hamnet
and Judith after their parents' friends and neighbors Hamnet and Judith
Sadler--when they had a son they called him William. See Schoenbaum's
COMPACT DOCUMENTARY LIFE, p. 94.
 
Stephen Orgel
 

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