William Shakespeare, died 23 April 1616

        Shakespeare's grave in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-Upon-Avon (with that of his wife Anne to the left)                                                                   ©Edward Burman

       Shakespeare's grave in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-Upon-Avon (with that of his wife Anne to the left)

                                                                 ©Edward Burman

            Monument above the grave showing Shakespeare with pen in hand, added a few years after his death                                                                   ©Edward Burman

           Monument above the grave showing Shakespeare with pen in hand, added a few years after his death

                                                                 ©Edward Burman

See Blog, 23 April 2016, for comment.