Possibly the most stupid historical theory I’ve ever heard.
Well, that's just because I haven't got started yet. My narrative includes zombies. And Sir Francis Drake on a motorcycle.
Agree. A player like Elizabeth would have made it her business to bump off the governess, the guardian, and anyone else who knew of such a switch, or who could identify the true princess. We are asked to believe instead that they thought themselves safe? Ha!
I'd much rather know a little more about Mr. Shakespeare, if we're to be digging up celebrities.