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That's what rings most true to me too. By hook or by crook this guy, this player, this upstart crow, poet-ape, Sogliardo, Shake-scene was putting out plays or letting his name be associated with plays. I reckon he is responsible for many of the apocryphal plays and bad quatros. These mostly coming about as adoptions of courtly plays, edited by WS for the common man. Probably without the authors approval.

As for Bacon, I've seen what appears to be his fingerprints all over the first folio, but I see precious little in any of the earlier publications. I suspect Bacon only really got involved after the death of John Dee in 1609.

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