The book looks into the reasons which prompted the concealed authorship, principally the fear of Spanish domination at the time because of the impending royal marriage of Crown Prince Charles and a Spanish Princess.
According to the author's Shakespeare's dramas were written by well-educated writers – certainly not by the attributed author, Shakespeare.”
The book makes the astonishing claim that the well known life and career of Shakespeare - poet, playwright and Swan of Avon - was largely invented after his death. The real authors of the 1623 First Folio used the dead Shakespeare’s name to shield themselves from the censorship of the time. Until then, even in his home town, Shakespeare had been honoured as a businessman who invested in the theatre and occasionally acted