Looking for a Map to the De Vere Bible Annotations?

Posted By on September 5, 2016

A growing collection of 16th century manicules is available on pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/carter0184/manicules/

A growing collection of 16th century manicules is available on pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/carter0184/manicules/

I continue to get inquiries along the lines of, “how do we know those manicules (see previous two posts) are really in de Vere’s handwriting?”

This is a legitimate question deserving of a leisurely analysis in the not-to-distant-future.

On the other hand I happen to have in my files some background materials that I’ve been preparing for some time now to provide a more comprehensive review of  the handwriting question more generally, including the manicules and other design elements from the Bible.

The advent of high resolution image capacity can cast a new and revealing light on  relevant pages and parts of pages of the de Vere Bible, clearing away several popular misconceptions, promulgated by Tom Veal, Tom Reedy, and the Oxfraud gang among others, that could not be fully  addressed at the time of the dissertation due to questions of sample resolution.

This post is about another kind of “map,” the map to all the passages that are marked in the Bible and which Shakespeare passages, if any, allude to those marked verses.

Originally this was Appendix G of the dissertation, but has been greatly supplemented with additional findings since the dissertation version and is being made generally available in public here in .pdf  for the first time.

You know what to do:

The Map.

This is a large file of over 170 pages.

About the author

Roger Stritmatter is a native liberal humorist who lives in Baltimore, Maryland. Contrary to rumor, he does not live on North Avenue. He does, however, work on North Avenue. A pacifist by inclination, one of his heroes is John Brown. But he thinks that Fredrick Douglass, another of his heroes, made the right decision. Stritmatter's primary areas of interest include the nature of paradigm shifts, the history of ideas, forensic literary studies, MS studies, renaissance literature, and the history of the Shakespearean question, the latter a field in which he has published extensively.


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