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Did Shakespeare have Syphilis?
« on: 23 January, 2018, 01:33:40 PM »

 I was told this the other day when I was asking a friend to help me out with ideas for a charity quiz I am cooking up for the local rugby club.

One thing I wanted were question ideas for a section called 'Books and Writers'. He immediately said "Well, you could have a True or False section - You know, questions like...Did Shakespeare have Syphilis? Yes or No?".

My friend insists that it's True but personally I have absolutely no idea whether Shakespeare had a serious dose of the clap or not.

So is it True or is it False? Did Shakespeare have Syphilis? Yes or No?"   If True then any further details might be interesting to know too.
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