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Researchers Look Into Shakespeare's Finances

NPR | April 1, 2013 3:48 a.m. | Updated: April 1, 2013 7:49 a.m.

They report the great playwright did not entirely make his living in the theater. He was also a merchant, a moneylender and a tax dodger. In 1598, he was prosecuted for hoarding grain during a famine.

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