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ⓘ Edward Bagley




                                     

ⓘ Edward Bagley

He is described as a citizen and pewterer of London by The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare.

The researches of James Halliwell-Phillipps, Shakespeare scholar have revealed that Edward Bagley was a major figure in the will of Shakespeares granddaughter, being named the sole executor of the last will and testament. It is to Edward Bagley, that she left most of her estate and this is how he came to inherit many of the major properties previously owned by the English playwright William Shakespeare.

                                     

1. Career

He inherited the proceeds of the sale of William Shakespeares home via his granddaughter whom then owned his estate. Edward is the executor and kinsman in the will of Shakespeares granddaughter.

He later sold William Shakespeares house to Sir Heneage Fetherston.

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