If at first, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it. (Albert Einstein)
George Wither has come out and confessed this clearly in his book "Withers Motto"
…..that my Name (when e’re it shall be writ) should be obscur’d with twenty after it . For could I set my mind on vulgar fame; I would not thinke it hard, to make my Name, purchase me as true renown; as to be called, by some old ruin’d town.
Marlowe/alias Shakespeare/Wither was open enough coming out
A) that his existence was different from that of his own stage actor "Hamlet" who exclaimed "To be or not to be" ("to live or to dy "), he himself as his author had not the power, or grace to live (to be) or not to live ( not to be) but to exist as another...a small difference and
B) that his name should be obscured with twenty [pseudonyms] after him