In the play "Love's Labour's Lost" there are two characters named Berowne and Dumane.

Is it a coincidence that the passport of Anthony Bacon, dated 27th of September, 1586 (now in the British Museum), is signed by Marshall Biron, and the passport for Peter Brown, messenger to Anthony Bacon, dated 26th July, 1586 (also in the British Museum) is signed by Dumayne. Why should Will Shaksper of Stratford choose as the names of two characters in this play the names of the two men who signed these passports?

return to the directory - Sir Francis Bacon's New Advancement of Learning