He was taken out of school at the age of 14 by his father who had fallen on hard times. His father put him to work in the family business, which was in the trade of, "Whittawer", or, worker in white kid leather, a glover. It is later thought,by scholars,that he was a schoolmaster in a Lancashire house. Still others cling to the belief that he was forced out of Stratford, by being hounded by the local magistrate for poaching his deer, a theory laughed at by the fact that the said magistrate did not stock his park with deer, until 3 years after Shakespeare died!
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