How Did Shakespeare Get His Nickname the Bard?

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Shakespeare's nickname is 'the Bard.' It is a very old, Celtic word. It refers to someone who is a great poet. Shakespeare is the 'unofficial' national poet of England.
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"Bard" means "poet" and Shakespeare is one of the greatest poets in the world. Shakespeare was called "the Bard of Avon" Avon being the river that flows
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Because he is a poet from Avon!
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Encyclopedia Britannica (link below) defines Bard as: "Celtic tribal poet-singer gifted in composing and reciting verses of eulogy and satire or of heroes and their deeds. The
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Tang Xianzu. In 'The Peony Pavilion' we follow the life of a scholar-bureaucrat named Du Bao who thrives on his official work, and dreams of lovely nature.
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