The late Dr. Andrew Hannas’ seminal article titled, “Beowulf, Hamlet and Edward de Vere” from the Shakespeare Oxford Society Newsletter, Spring 1990, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp 3-6 is available as a pdf file on the Shakespeare-Oxford Society website at:
The article begins:
While much has been justifiably made of the telling coincidence between the Ovidian qualitites of the works of ‘Shake-speare’ and Oxford’s years of tutelage with Arthur Golding during the same years when the latter’s translation of Metamorphoses appeared in print (1565-67), another tutorial connection between Oxford and a literary text carries equally remarkable implications. In 1563 Laurence Nowell entered the household of William Cecil for the primary purpose of tutoring the thirteen-year old Earl . . .
A Word document containing the pdf images of the Hannas article from the SOS website may be requested by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.