The smoking gun, proving who did and who didn’t write Shakespeare, has been found in the hand of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford.
Is that an authorship candidate who just bit the dust?
Ironically, it is de Vere himself who administers the fatal shot to Oxfordian claims he was the secret and hidden true author.
Exclusive use of the transcripts of de Vere’s original letters, without adding any extraneous words, proves beyond doubt that:-
- He was aware of his own literary ineptitude
- He admired and respected superior talent
- He received help from a better educated and successful writer
- He couldn’t afford to pay for the lessons1 but wanted more
- He confirms recognition of his mentor’s achievement
- He defended his idol against slurs and invented the secret code which identifies him