To be, or not to be: that is the question.
(Hamlet Act 3, Scene 1)
Indeed, who was … Edward de Vere …?
The name itself does not ring the bell, does it?
Well, the answer is not to be given out in just one or two sentences. The story is rather complex and complicated. However, it is all connected with the supposed opus of the writings of William Shakespeare. This is a well-known name, no doubt about that. Nevertheless, as it seems, he was not the author of anything. The true William Shakespeare was an illiterate guy, most probably of low origin within the society. In this essay of mine, it will be found out that the true originator of all these plays and novels was a member of the aristocracy, the nobleman … the 17th Earl of Oxford. His name was Edward de Vere. But then, how it happened that he became the total Anonymous?
Please find below the PDF document of the essay that sheds more light on this story …
Photo Gallery … Edward de Vere and the Tudor Rose …