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The Discrepancies of Shakespeare Shakespeare is a world renowned playwright Most people could describe at least of one of his plays poems or sonnets However not many people can recall the details of his personal life Some may know that he was married while others believe that he gay Since there are so many discrepancies concerning William Shakespeare it can no longer be determined what the facts are and what is fiction The discrepancies that involve Shakespeare start with his father John Shakespeare had come to live in Stratford-upon-Avon working as a glove maker However John had a long line of jobs He was a wool dealer and was involved in money-lending wwwshakespeareorg Besides these he was a whittawer which is a white-leather worker and a general agricultural dealer Hunter WP According to John Aubrey an English writer from Shakespeares time John was a butcher To add to all of this research shows that John was a prominent citizen and a highly successful and respected man of high status http16821621918 John held many public official positions He served on the town council for many years maintained the position of justice of the peace and became Bailiff the equivalent of a modern day mayor in 1568 wwwshakespeareorg Now how could a man who couldnt write http16821621918 hold so many different positions From butcher to a glove maker to being involved with money-lending to Bailiff how can one tell what is true and which is made up to improve the story of where William Shakespeare came from John married Mary Arden in 1557 Hunter WP She came from a wealthy family who paid a handsome dowry to marry her off http16821621918 Now this increase in Johns funds could explain how he eventually went from glove maker to Bailiff However there were numerous years that passed between his increase of funds and his honorable title that it is highly doubtful William Shakespeare was the third child that
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