Have you ever lain awake at night wondering who wrote Shakespeare? Of course you have. I have. My cat Lucy has. Even my slugabed Uncle Lewis lost a few z’s over it.

"William Shakespeare, His Method of Work," by Max Beerbohm (1904)

But why should we, when the whole controversy was ingeniously settled a full century ago by Prof. Ellis Parker Butler, LL.G., O.U.K.I.D., in a brilliant piece of scholarship entitled “The Shakespeare-Bacon Controversy Solved” (The Bookman, August 1913, pp. 675-677).

Did he really do it?

Read here to discover the truth.

For background on the controversy, this article may help.