Laoutaris, Chris.

Shakespeare and the Countess : the battle that gave birth to the Globe / Chris Laoutaris. - London : Fig Tree, 2014. - xvi, 502 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, genealogical tables, portraits ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographies and index.

In November 1596 a woman signed a document which would destroy the career of William Shakespeare Who was the woman who played such an instrumental, yet little known, role in Shakespeare's life? Never far from controversy when she was alive - she sparked numerous riots and indulged in acts of bribery, breaking-and-entering, and kidnapping.

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Russell, Elizabeth Cooke Hoby Lady, approximately 1540-1609.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 --Friends and associates.
Russell, Elizabeth Cooke Hoby Lady, approximately 1540-1609 --Friends and associates.



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