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1 Samuel This book, along with Eccelsiasticus, received most attention from the annotators, from Stritmatter and from other... goto 20 Oct 2015 Comments 0
Peer to Peer A tricky one, this. Whatever you make of the plausibility of Oxford's reasons for not putting his name on the plays, his... goto 18 Sep 2015 Comments 1
Redating the Tempest 2. An Anti-Stratfordian Tour de FarceAlthough an intensely irritating waste of paper, despite appearances, there is a purpose... goto 17 Sep 2015 Comments 7 Chronology, Tempest, Stritmatter
John Milton Coleridge claimed that the English get their history from Shakespeare and their theology from Milton. John Milton’s father,... goto 25 Aug 2015 Comments 0 Monument
Where have all the Oxies gone? Leading Oxfordians seem to have disappeared from public debate. Where are they hiding? What can they be plotting?... goto 16 Jun 2015 Comments 0
Bussy Galore A famous modern poet used to sacrifice every year a Statius to Virgil’s manes; and I have indignation enough to burn a D’... goto 11 Jun 2015 Comments 1 Chapman, Biographical coincidence
Weever's tangled web  The Oxfordian pick has struck gold again, an occurrence that seems to happen with astounding regularity, yet for some... goto 25 May 2015 Comments 8 Nishidani
Giraffe gaffe Alexander Waugh has trumpeted a great Oxfordian discovery. In The Spectator (2 November 2013), he wrote:“Researching a... goto 21 May 2015 Comments 12
Lame him with reasons A literal-minded Oxfordian (is there any other kind?), insists that the author of the sonnets is using the word 'lame' in... goto 19 May 2015 Comments 0
Reverse Engineering Anyone who worked in the electronics industry in the 1980's will remember the early days of reverse engineering. Computer... goto 18 May 2015 Comments 0
In Memoriam A collection of short verses on the retirement of Oxfordians from public life. In memory of  the days when Oxfordians... goto 29 Apr 2015 Comments 0
2 Corinth “I clearly see that my work for the Earl of Oxford cannot be much longer required.”Lawrence NowellDe Vere’s formal education... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 1 Cast & Crew
A conspiracy  There are hundreds conspiracy theories out there, They allow their subscribers to feel one up on the rest of us—in... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
BA or no BA? Oxfordians are wont to insist that the plays show evidence of a first rate university education. They were even once... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Bermuda Triangle An essential task, when planting the shipwreck in the Tempest into the Oxfordian calendar or locating Prospero's island in... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Blue suede shoes Is the work of the early Elvis Presley, making recordings for Sun Records in the mid-50's, distinguishable from the work of... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 6
Brave New Avon  I.Alexander Waugh has trumpeted the Second Coming; has bespoken his morning coat, and seen the invitations tastefully... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Call yourself a playwright Oxfordians make much of the fact that there are no letters written by Shakespeare as if the fact that the 70 letters of... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Canon Fodder The smoking gun, proving who did and who didn’t write Shakespeare, has been found in the hand of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 3 Cipher nonsense
Canopies and litters Sonnet 125, reproduced in its entirety below, begins 'Were 't aught to me I bore the canopy,'. Naturally, Oxfordians claim... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 2
Company of players Oxford was a patron of a theatre troupe. It wasn't a very distinguished theatre troupe and mostly toured the provinces.... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Count von Count This page is brought to you by the Number 17. And 16. And 18 and 19. And with the kind help of our friends at The Folger... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0 Numerology
Court out Oxford was an aristocrat - a proper, belted Earl. Not the highest rank in society, as some claim, but close. Oxfordians cite... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Covell Conspiracy Revving it up Reverend William Covell’s Wikipedia entry states that he “took part in the controversy about how far the newly... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 6
Crypitaphs A key feature of the Oxfordian case lies in the cryptic interpretation of Ben Jonson's phrasing of the Preface to the First... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Devices and Desires “We have followed too much the devices and desires of our own hearts.” The Book of Common Prayer In the spring of 1579,... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 5 Tempest, Court matters
Drawing a blank Although there are a few hundred lines of verse indisputably attributable to De Vere, none are in the characteristic... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Drink to me While they were both alive, Ben Jonson clearly felt a sense of rivalry with his fellow playwright. As an artist, Will not... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Elite knowledge Despite the inability of Oxfordians to come up with examples of things in the plays which require the elite knowledge of... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 0
Even Hawking I know a hawk from a handsaw,said Hamlet while plotting in Elsinore;but the Bard sadly erred - it was really a bird... goto 11 Apr 2015 Comments 2 Falconry

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