A special glimpse for you today. This piece of paper is the deed of a house sale dated 10 March 1613, purchased by William Shakespeare from Henry Walker (a musician). Situated in the city of London near Blackfriars he paid the grand sum of £140. Sadly it was lost in the Great Fire in 1666.
The deed is on display at the Guildhall, as part of the 400 year anniversary of Shakespeare's death. Unfortunately today is the last day of the exhibition (I only discovered it myself yesterday). What makes it extra special is that it is only one of six authenticated examples of his signature