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Includes with a reprint of Bacon's Promus of Formularies and Elegancies.
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Some speculation that "Bacon" a poet and dramatist was the real Shakespeare using "Shakespeare" as his pen name. Whereas, the real Shakespeare was an illiterate who doesn't know how to read and write (which is hard to believe), just because he left young (18 years of age) in Stratford headed towards London to become an actor. Without any education background that does make him an illiterate?

It does matter, and England is now declining any longer to dishonor and defame the greatest Genius of all
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Dec 26, 2013 Elizabeth Burgess rated it it was ok
The theory of "Bacon is Shake-speare" was completely foreign to me before reading. As someone who knew nothing of the subject, the authors arguments were easy to follow, seemingly well researched, and pretty convincing (I should state that I am easily swayed into believing just about any conspiracy theory if accompanied by logical arguments.) On the flip side, I did not enjoy the author's almost bitter style of writing constantly repeating the same phrases when describing Shakespeare "the ...more
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This book addresses what the author vehemently believes to be the truth or Bacon's true aurthorship of the works attributed to Shakespeare. A great piece for any Baconian to pick up. My copy was published in 1910 by The John McBride Company.
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Sir Edwin Durning-Lawrence (1837–1914) was a leading Baconian in the debate over Shakespearean authorship, renowned in his time and frequently cited since.
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