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Shakespeare Studied for the Priesthood?

Fr. Longenecker has an interesting post about Shakespeare's Catholic background:

The literature on Shakespeare being a Catholic keeps mounting. Clare Asquith's book Shadowplay along with the scholarship of Fr.Peter Milward started the ball rolling, then Joseph Pearce's excellent, The Quest for Shakespeare gathered all the evidence together in a rollicking good read and the PBS documentary In Search of Shakespeare made it visual.

Now some mysterious evidence has emerged in the Venerable English College in Rome. You can read the article here and the Times reports here. They have found some documents that might have Shakespeare's name on them, indicating that during his 'lost years' from 1585 - 1592 he was in Rome, and if in Rome was he studying for the priesthood?
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