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Oxford, Edward De Vere, Earl of, 1550-1604

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Personal name headingOxford, Edward De Vere, Earl of, 1550-1604
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Variant(s)Bulbecke, Edward de Vere, Viscount, 1550-1604
De Vere, Edward, Earl of Oxford, 1550-1604
Edward, Earl of Oxford, 1550-1604
Oxenford, Edward de Vere, Earl of, 1550-1604
Oxford, Edward De Vere, 17th earl of, 1550-1604
Vere, Edward de, Earl of Oxford, 1550-1604
Associated countryGreat Britain
Associated placeLondon (England)
Birth date15500412
Death date16040624
Place of birthCastle Hedingham (England)
Place of deathHackney (London, England)
Field of activityNobility Literature
Profession or occupationCourts and courtiers Litterateurs
Found inShakespeare identified, 1920.
LC man. auth. cd., Sept. 20, 1999 (hdg.: Oxford, Edward De Vere, 17th earl of, 1550-1604).
Lyly, J. Euphues and his England, 1592: dedication, p. [3] (Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxenford, Viscount Bulbecke ...)
DNB (hdg.: Vere, Edward de, seventeenth Earl of Oxford, 1550-1604; poet; styled Lord Bulbeck)
Wikipedia, viewed January 15, 2014: article, Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (born April 12, 1550 at Castle Hedingham, Essex, England, died June 24, 1604 at Kings Place in Hackney, England; styled as Viscount Bulbeck; English peer and courtier of the Elizabethan era; lyric poet and playwright; his "reckless and volatile temperament" prevented him from assuming governmental responsibility; after his father died in 1562, Edward assumed the title Earl of Oxford, and became a ward of the Queen; fell in and out of favor with the Queen throughout life; at death, he had lost the entirety of his inherited estates; starting around 1920, he has been proposed as the true author of literature traditionally attributed to William Shakespeare)
The Peerage, website, viewed January 15, 2014 (Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford)
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, online, viewed January 15, 2014 (Vere, Edward de, 17th earl of Oxford, courtier and poet; known as Lord Bulbeck until his father's death; "Oxford was notorious in his own time for his effeminate dress, for his irregular life, and for squandering virtually his entire patrimony on personal extravagance"; "wrote verse of much lyric beauty")
Associated languageeng