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Thomas Tyler

(1826—1902) theological and literary scholar


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(1826–1902), English scholar, a founding member of the New Shakespeare Society (1873). On 13 June 1884 (and later on 11 October 1889) he was the first to propose, against some resistance, Mary Fitton, the Queen's maid of honour, as the ‘Dark Lady’ of the Sonnets (see his edition, 1890).

From The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.


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