- ^ Prescott 2010，頁273: 'Anti-Stratfordian' is the collective name for the belief that someone other than the man from Stratford wrote the plays commonly attributed to him."; McMichael & Glenn 1962，頁56.
- ^ Shapiro 2010，頁2–3 (3–4).
- ^ Kathman 2003，頁621: "...antiStratfordism has remained a fringe belief system"; Schoenbaum 1991，頁450; Paster 1999，頁38: "To ask me about the authorship question ... is like asking a palaeontologist to debate a creationist's account of the fossil record."; Nelson 2004，頁149–51: "I do not know of a single professor of the 1,300-member Shakespeare Association of America who questions the identity of Shakespeare ... antagonism to the authorship debate from within the profession is so great that it would be as difficult for a professed Oxfordian to be hired in the first place, much less gain tenure..."; Carroll 2004，頁278–9: "I have never met anyone in an academic position like mine, in the Establishment, who entertained the slightest doubt as to Shakespeare's authorship of the general body of plays attributed to him."; Pendleton 1994，頁21: "Shakespeareans sometimes take the position that to even engage the Oxfordian hypothesis is to give it a countenance it does not warrant."; Sutherland & Watts 2000，頁7: "There is, it should be noted, no academic Shakespearian of any standing who goes along with the Oxfordian theory."; Gibson 2005，頁30: "...most of the great Shakespearean scholars are to be found in the Stratfordian camp..."
- ^ Bate 1998，頁73; Hastings 1959，頁486; Wadsworth 1958，頁8–16; McCrea 2005，頁13; Kathman 2003，頁622.