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Rumors about Shakespeare

1. The person named William Shakespeare did not write his name.

2. He was gay, or at least bisexual.

3. He was Catholic.

4. He purposefully insulted his wife in his will.

5. He was caught poaching and had to leave Stratford in disgrace.
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Who did William Shakespeare marry?

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What did William Shakespeare change his name to?

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