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Yes! I can see the F quite clearly at the end now. It could well be an anagram of Francis - great spot! 
 

I am not sure if I’m now losing the plot and taking this too far, but I compared it to the other one Vertue did and noticed there were no forehead lines on this one. 
 

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So I zoomed in as far as I could to the one that has the inscription and other clues (btw see how this shadow here isn’t like a B but the other is) and here’s what I saw. Something appears to be written in the forehead crease. Does anyone have more powerful zoom features? I’m just using my phone. Totally prepared to admit this may be just seeing things that aren’t there ... but let’s see what everyone thinks. Kate

 

For absence of doubt this is taken from the Vertue engraving further up that has the Shakespeare inscription.

 

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I tried to enhance the sharpness of the image.

Indeed, it seems that we have a A , maybe a S and a Y.

 

And what about this third engraving of Shakespeare by George Virtue (1721)! 😀 

Shakespeare ? Really ? he looks like a "Shakespeare" who might have eaten too much bacon ! 😁

https://www.rct.uk/collection/661428/william-shakespeare

And we have one more time the special "w" in use !

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Kate, I find a high definition of the first Shakespeare's Portrait of Vertue that you shared with us.

https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/708308

Maybe I am wrong but alas, I don't see any hidden writings in this engraving. 😟

Concerning the B in the shadow  ...  well spotted ! 😀

The shadow forms also the number 3.

It can be a way, with the 3 of the number 53 in the phylactery( Simple cipher of POET,SWAN,SOW), to conceal the number 33 , the simple cipher of BACON ! 😉 

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Damnation! I would have bet a lot of money on that backwards Francis being there, based on my zoom 😞

 

Can you possibly have a look at the tip of the collar on the Chesterfield Painting to see if it does say S or 5 and Essex? I’d appreciate it as you obviously have the ability to zoom in better than I can 

Thank you!

Kate 

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Sometimes when images are online as .jpgs, little squiggly digital "artifacts" appear from the image compression. It is nice when high quality images are available with little to no compression.

I can tell you I've definitely seen weird things in image artifacts. 🙂

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compression_artifact

 

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26 minutes ago, Kate said:

Damnation! I would have bet a lot of money on that backwards Francis being there, based on my zoom 😞

 

Can you possibly have a look at the tip of the collar on the Chesterfield Painting to see if it does say S or 5 and Essex? I’d appreciate it as you obviously have the ability to zoom in better than I can 

Thank you!

Kate 

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There is indeed a S or 5  kate 😊

But I think that for the rest, it leaves room for interpretation.

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Hi all, I’ve been meaning to get around to this, but haven’t had the time. So back when we were discussing the Chesterfield Portrait I had a lengthy chat with Peter Dawkins about it. He’s too busy to join the forum at the mo but he said I should feel free to post his comments. So:

“The thumb and fingers of the right hand seem to indicate the M or W sign, a signature of the RC Society or mystery school. The forefinger is deliberately placed in the spine of the book, with thumb on the right-hand page of the book (i.e. left page as one looks at the book to read it), and remaining three fingers resting on the left-hand page of the book. This is a deliberate message in itself.

 

The left hand rests on the left knee, with its thumb and forefinger stretched out opposite each other (as seen from the front, but see comment below), with the other three fingers folded back.

 

In other words, the thumb and forefinger on each hand relate to each other in conveying a message or signature/cipher, just as the book and knee do.

 

The knee signifies 'strength', the name of the left-hand Pillar of Solomon's Temple in Freemasonry, whilst the book indicates (and is) a book of wisdom, placed on a table denoting the law (i.e. table of law - Moses' tablets), and 'wisdom' is the name of the right-hand pillar. 

 

Analysing the right and left hand forefinger and thumb arrangements, the right hand forefinger and thumb indicate the Masonic Compass, whilst the left hand forefinger and thumb are arranged so as to indicate the Masonic Square. The Square and Compasses constitute the primary symbol of Freemasonry. The Square symbolises Virtue, another name for the left-hand pillar, for it is virtue (also called righteousness) which gives strength. The Compass (or Compasses) denotes Wisdom, the right-hand pillar.

 

Moreover, the right hand forefinger placed in the spine of the book signifies the arm and point of the compass that is placed in the centre of the circle/cosmos/zodiac, whilst the thumb signifies the other arm and point (or pencil) that draws the circle. In this instance the thumb draws open the pages, one by one (hence the curled page beneath the thumb), just as the equivalent compass arm and point passes through or delineates each zodiac sign.

 

The picture is a very carefully composed one of the 'Shakespeare' Grand Master of Freemasonry, who in Freemasonic legend is said to be St Alban - i.e. Viscount St Alban, or Francis St Alban.”

Then he subsequently, after considering it even more closely, went on to comment: 

“Now that you have pointed out the bear suggested by the folds of the robe over the right leg and knee, I think you are certainly right about the hog shown likewise in the folds of the robe covering the left knee. I was cautious before, as I have learnt to be careful of jumping too readily to ‘see’ such things, as imagination can all too easily play tricks, and many people have been misled by such things, as well as with cipher. But the bear is, sort of, obvious, and thus so is the boar. The two placed together like twins over the knees is highly significant, because knees are associated symbolically with paternity and paternal adoption, and the Bear is the heraldic emblem of the Dudleys, and the Hog of the Bacons. Moreover, the right knee (the bear) signifies the true paternity, and the left knee (the boar) signifies the adoptive paternity. See https://biblehub.com/topical/k/knee.htm: -

 

“In Job 3:12 the "knees" seem to be used for the lap, as the place where a child receives its first care. Three times in Genesis the knees appear in connection with primitive adoption customs. In 30:3 a fiction is enacted that purports to represent Rachel as the actual mother of Bilhah's children. By a somewhat similar rite in 48:12, Jacob (the "knees" here are Jacob's, not Joseph's) adopts Ephraim and Manasseh, so that they are counted as two of the twelve patriarchs and not as members of a single Joseph tribe. In the same way Machir's children are adopted by Joseph in 50:23, and this is certainly connected with the counting of Machir (instead of Manasseh) as one of the tribes in Judges 5:14.” 

 

With respect to the lamp that stands in front of the left arm of the chair, not only does it reference the lamp of tradition but also the Kabbalah – the Christian Cabala in this instance, although Bacon was an expert in Hebrew Kabbalah as well, and could read, write and speak Hebrew, taught initially to him by his adoptive mother, Lady Anne Bacon, and then further developed whilst abroad in France. Kabbalah/Cabala, the Received Wisdom, is associated with the left-hand Pillar and the mind which receives the wisdom in order to understand and eventually know it by practising it. Moreover, the lamp, which appears as if below the chair arm, together with the chair arm, forms a wonderful image of the left-hand Pillar, Boaz, meaning Strength, Justice, Virtue, Righteousness.

 

The lamp clearly balances the table and book on the right-hand side of ‘Shakespeare’, which book is shown in the light, as if it is the light itself, which light, of course, is wisdom. The table signifies the table of the law, itself symbolic of the tablet of Moses on which the divine law is written. This tablet is a stone, known as the Foundation Stone of the Universe in which is all wisdom. The table is covered with a cloth which is equally significant, as it represents the surface or face of the table/tablet/foundation stone. In Freemasonry this surface is called the Mosaic Floor. The Holy of Holies is built upon this floor, the surface or face of the Foundation Stone (thereby making a double cube, as the Foundation Stone and Holy of Holies are each a cube). The Holy of Holies is the temple of light that is built from the wisdom drawn out of the Foundation Stone. The drawing out of the wisdom is achieved by means of the labour of love (the temple service or Freemasonic ritual) that takes place upon the Mosaic Floor. The Mosaic Floor is the ‘Square’ upon which all Freemasons act. The Masonic Square of the Square and Compasses is a tool used to test whether the Mosaic Floor and all foundation stones that imitate the Foundation Stone of the Universe are truly square or not.

 

The tablecloth therefore is as highly significant as all the rest. It is folded over the side such as to suggest a letter ‘V’ and also a Vase or Holy Grail. This is indeed what the letter ‘V’ is used for in the RC signature, with the Double V being the W. Inverted, the W becomes the M, which is the Double A (AA) – the famous ancient RC signature denoting Al-Alah (Divine Father-Mother), who are the Alahim (Elohim) who create all things. The AA also symbolizes other such male-female relationships or polarities. A and V combined also signify the Double Truth, male and female, heaven and earth, immortal and mortal, fire and water, who are, united in love, Solomon’s Seal, and then, in their delight, the six-pointed Blazing Christ Star.

 

Within the wider V or Vase/Grail are two symbols. One looks like a cornucopia, in form like an acorn (symbolic of wisdom). I can’t make out the other, but it could be a grail cup/chalice.

 

The fore-finger and middle finger of the right hand are parted in an ancient ritual sign that signifies the V. This sign was also used (and still is used) to denote Victory in a war or sport.  When the forefinger and thumb are likewise parted, as shown in this picture, it is the sign that portrays the Double-V (VV) or W, which, upturned, is the M or AA.

 

The ‘V’ is to be found again in the way the robe hangs down over the front of the body, exposing Shakespeare’s tunic and chest, wherein is his heart. I only one could see clearly, and count, the buttons on this tunic, we might discover more.

 

I like the comment by Allisnum2er that Shakespeare’s right forefinger pointing to the spine of the Folio signifies the Middle Way, thereby referencing the Bacon motto “Mediocria Firma”. It also signifies the Middle Pillar of Solomon’s Temple and the Tree of Life. Moreover, the finger points to the very top or crown of this Pillar. There could not be a clearer message, “I (Francis St Alban alias Shakespeare) am the Grand Master of the RC Fraternity”. The RC Fraternity has 32 degrees (a Tree of Life number) – the 33rddegree is Daath, Knowledge, also known as ‘Beyond’, as it is knowledge of the whole Tree of Life. This is Bacon’s degree, as well as the simple cipher of his adopted surname, BACON (2 + 1 + 3 + 13 + 14 = 33). The Craft degrees of Freemasonry form the first three degrees.

 

The refence to the centre of the Folio, wherein the right-hand page of the Folio is numbered 99, and the left-hand page is numbered 100, of “The first Part of Henry the Sixt.” 100 is, of course, the simple cipher of FRANCIS BACON. It also references Divinity (100 = 1 = ‘A’) and the Mosaic Floor (10 x 10). The 99 renders the letters ‘I.I.’, which represent, amongst other things, the Gemini (immortal and mortal), the Alpha-Omega, and “I am that I am”. 

 

This is a mind-blowingly important picture!”

For anyone reading who doesn’t know Peter, he is one of the world’s foremost experts (a scholar) on Freemasonic and Rosicrucian symbolism.  I’m grateful for his contribution to this discussion. x

 

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