A very interesting show last night about Shakespeare. One thing puzzled
me, however. If you could take all the time to X-ray (or Gamma-ray)
Shakespeare's monument, why not gain permission to do the same to the
mysterious stone coffin in the Oxford de Vere vault? Could this possibly be
the resting place not of a man's body but the body of work he produced in his
lifetime and lost to future generations. The work could have been copied by
the authors of the 1st portfolio then the originals in Oxford's hand taken to a
place that no one would dream of looking, Westminster Abbey.
Another thing. If Shakespeare was such a never-do-well, why would he be
buried in such a special place as under the stones before the altar of the
church? Usually men and women of prominence are entombed in this area of an
old English church. Try Gamma-raying his burial site.
Please produce more of the intriguing mysteries of the past. You have
excellent programs and thought provoking issues...keep up the good work.