Content: In an allegorical lawsuit of a divine "supreme" Court ("The great Assises) of Apollo the italian Poet Torquato Tasso (1544 – 1595) is ordered to execute Apollos just commands,... to bring in alive or dead each one that... had defiled the presse with Pamphlets scarrilous, and vile, traduced with malignant Spirits and Person of honorable worth and merits.
The dead Poet Torquato Tasso [alias allegedly "dead" Marlowe] has to disclose 12 Malefectors, his substitues or subidentities which are tried and hauled before a Jury of poets (12 of his pseudonymous substitutes, his poetical identities, such as William Shakespeere (s.Blogs ...), George Wither (s. Blog 257/258, Blogs 352-356, Blogs 469-474), Thomas Heywood (s.Blogs 331,471), Michael Drayton (s. Blogs 274, 322-323,) Thomas May (Blog xxx) George Sandes (Blogs 223, 238...), Josuah Sylvester, (Blogs 451- 455) Beaumont/Fletcher etc etc. Both the Malefactors (Delinquents ) and the Jurors (persons of honorable worth ), accuse one another; Apollo almost invariably defends the poets.
[at first glance unbelievable!! ridiculous......I know...]