Romeo and Juliet was not a Shakespeare original

Romeo and Juliet was not a Shakespeare original

Did you know¬†that Romeo and Juliet was not a Shakespeare original, but based on “The Tragicall Historye of Romeus and Juliet” by Bandell This narrative poem, first published in 1562 and the key “source” for Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, can be found complete as: Brooke’s ‘Romeus and Juliet’ Being the Original of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and […]