Under no circumstances he would have ever been willing to undergo such a procedure. But he could escape only by a feigned death and a permanent change of identity and name, writing henceforth under many pseudonyms (incl. Shake-speare ) - This is the base of a more complex →Marlowe-alias Shakespeare Theory.
→ Shakespeares Sonnet 33 (read lines 1-12 below) seems to correspond with this Scenario :
Shakespeare's Sonnet 33 (lines 1-12)
Full many a glorious morning have I seene, flatter the mountaine tops with soveraine eie, kissing with golden face the meddowes greene; guilding pale streames with heavenly alcumy. Anon permit the basest cloudes to ride, with ougly rack on his celestiall face, and from the for-lorne world his visage hide stealing unseene to west with this disgrace: even so my Sunne one early morne did shine, with all triumphant splendor on my brow, but out alack, he was but one houre mine, the region cloude hath mask’d him from me now.
What may have been the main reasons why an academic community of literary Shakespeare studies was never ready to rigourously carry out a thorough review of the utility of the Marlowe/Shakespeare hypothesis as a plausible working hypothesis at least ?