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you will find them about 500 times in 21 of Shakspeare's plays .
When searching in "Shakspeare searched" the word -->"french" yielding french connections including names, language, geografy etc ), you get 400 text entries out of 20 Shakespeare Plays.
Thus the author of the Shakespeare plays must have had powerfull french connections and was deeply familiar with France, its history, language, geography , traveling etc.- The play "Henry V" alone indicates that the author was fluent in french.-
There are no sources of Shakspere's (Stratford) french knowledge or education and traveling in France.- This is rather different for Marlowe. For instance there is a source that he was sent by the crown (William Cecil) to Reims
(Excerpt of a letter of the Queen to the authorities of the University of Cambridge 1587)»Whereas it was reported that Christopher Morley was determined to have gone beyond the seas to Reames [Reims] and there to remaine, Their Lordships thought good to certefie that he had no such intent, but that in all his accions he had behaved him selfe orderlie and discreetlie wherebie he had done her Majestie good Service)