The idea that the
17th Earl of Oxford is "the real Shakespeare"
is called "Oxfordian" theory.
Almost all professional historians and academics reject this.
evidence against Oxfordian theory.
There is no documentary evidence linking Oxford to Shakespeare.
Oxfordians are reduced to looking for other "evidence",
such as reading parallels between the plots and Oxford's life.
Some people have claimed that the
is de Vere and/or Shakespeare,
but this seems to be well disproved.
One of the 17th Earl's daughters appears.
shows it is
Bridget de Vere.
The opportunity to see the above on screen
is spoilt by the fact that the entire film seems to be fiction.
It is hard to believe in a single scene.
The film includes not only the
(invented in 1920)
but also the even more outlandish
"Prince Tudor II theory"
(invented in 2001).
In this ludicrous film:
is the illegitimate son of Elizabeth I.
De Vere and his own mother, Elizabeth I, have an affair.
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