The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.2042 Friday, 9 December 2005
Date: Thursday, 8 Dec 2005 15:34:13 -0600
Subject: 16.2027 Lions and Tigers and Wagers...oh my...
Comment: RE: SHK 16.2027 Lions and Tigers and Wagers...oh my...
One last comment before this sinks beneath the waves.
I wrote: "I'm not sure just what these early London years are. What firm
dates do we have for them?"
William L Davis responded: "I'm not sure we do have firm dates, at least
as far as Shakespeare's arrival in London is concerned."
Just so. I think it very unwise to try to make firm judgments without
firm facts to base them on. If you are merely speculating ("What if . .
."), you should identify the process as such.
Even so, some of the infirm facts that provide the groundwork for your
speculations would be helpful. According to your sources, when do we
know absolutely that WS was in London, when probably there, and when
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