The authorship of the Shakespeare canon has been hidden from historical record Quite deliberately.However, it can be revealed when you consider the evidence through the eyes of an educated Tudor.
The theory that the man William Shakspere from Statford was the author of all works attributed to Shakespeare is subject serious flaws. It can be explained by the political context of the true author and the works, but not forgiven.
The historical context is extensive and should be taken into account when considering the evidence. We have prepared a short summary of the key points that an informed readers should know.
The connections between the play writes and poets of the times, the letters they wrote, the records they share, show who knew who. These connections are important to consider when reviewing the evidence.
In order to appreciate the research done on the subject, it is necessary to understand how and in what the Tudors were educated. Their religious and numerology beliefs are particularly important in understanding the cyphers and encryption deliberately placed in publish works.
There are a number of types of evidence, none of which seem to prove anything on their own. However if a lot of evidence points directly to a single source, then there is certainly a case to present. It is a good idea to familiarise yourself with evidence types and what constitutes proof.