The true story of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, better known to the world by his pen name, "William Shakespeare."
He was born in Cheshunt, England on July 21,1548. He was the son of princess Elizabeth Tudor and her stepfather, Sir Thomas Seymour. After his birth, he was raised in the home of John de Vere, 16th Earl of Oxford.
The screenplay is by Paul Streitz and is based on his biography, Oxford: Son of Queen Elizaeth I.
This book was the historical source of Roland Emmerich's movie, Anonymous.