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 Delia Salter Bacon

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Delia Salter Bacon Famous memorial

Birth
Tallmadge, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Death
2 Sep 1859 (aged 48)
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Plot
52 Cedar Ave., West
Memorial ID
6652291 View Source

Author. She became convinced that works attributed to William Shakespeare were actually written by Francis Bacon, Edmund Spenser, and Sir Walter Raleigh, who, for political reasons, credited them to an obscure actor named William Shakespeare. She published "The Philosophy of the Plays of Shakespeare Unfolded" in 1857, but became insane immediately after. Her theories have continued to have continued to have proponents up to the present day.

Author. She became convinced that works attributed to William Shakespeare were actually written by Francis Bacon, Edmund Spenser, and Sir Walter Raleigh, who, for political reasons, credited them to an obscure actor named William Shakespeare. She published "The Philosophy of the Plays of Shakespeare Unfolded" in 1857, but became insane immediately after. Her theories have continued to have continued to have proponents up to the present day.


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IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY HER FORMER PUPILS


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 1 Aug 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6652291
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6652291/delia-salter-bacon: accessed ), memorial page for Delia Salter Bacon (2 Feb 1811–2 Sep 1859), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6652291, citing Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.