Overview of Riverbank Publications Baconian Monographs

This is a general overview of the five Baconian monographs, with special focus on decoding the Final Clues secretly broadcast to the world in 1623.

Cover titleNumber of PagesSummary
Fundamental Principles Of The Baconian Ciphers54Obsessively detailed I.M. Poem, decoded into biliteral quintets, with “desired” Catalogue at end.
The Greatest Work Of Sir Francis Bacon28T & C Prologue decoded into biliteral quintets, fold-out pages of unreadable miniatures which supposedly decode the L. Digges Poem, Catalog, and Principle Actors, which currently remain undecoded.
The Keys For Deciphering The Greatest Work Of Sir Francis Bacon111 Most in-depth decoding of I.M Poem and T & C Prologue, with presentation of their many Templets.
Hints/Lessons In The Greatest Work Of Sir Francis Bacon24Standard overview of Biliteral Cipher with multiple examples with non-Shakespearean alphabets.
Ciphers For The Little Folks80At the end illustrates Dr. Owen’s Word Cipher decoder contraption.

By 1623 Sir Francis had been building his cryptographic labyrinth for more than twenty years, still with no sign that even its shallow layers had yet been penetrated (decoded). In five places in the First Folio he secreted a final set of clues, encoded with the Biliteral Code of his invention. The final clues are concealed within standalone packages of literary rubbish;

scholars seem baffled by their inclusion into the timeless masterpiece of the First Folio. The texts may have had their genesis in dregs he rescued from his wastebasket at Gorhambury. But they were readily ‘insertable’ into the existing text without widespread re-engineering of the surrounding text which hosts his epically interconnected multiple Cipher Methods.

LocationMonograph1623 FacsimilePlain TextDecoded Secret Message
Prologue to Troilus and CressidaThe Keys for Deciphering the Greatest Work of Sir Francis BaconViewViewfrancis st alban descended from the mighty heroes of troy loving and revering these noble ancestors hid in his writings homers illiads and odyssey in cipher with the aeneid of the noble virgil prince of latin poets inscribing the letters to elizabeth r.
I.M. PoemThe Greatest Work Of Sir Francis BaconViewViewsearch for keyes the headings of the comedies — francis baron of vervlam
L. Digges PoemThe Keys for Deciphering the Greatest Work of Sir Francis BaconViewViewFrancis of Verulam is author of all the plays heretofore published by Marlowe, Greene, Peele, Shakespeare, and of the two-and-twenty now put out for the first time. Some are alterd to continue his history. — F. ST. A

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Principall ActorsThe Keys for Deciphering the Greatest Work of Sir Francis BaconViewViewAs I sometimes place rules and directions in other
Ciphers, you must seeke for the others soone to aide in
writing.
 — FR. OF Ve.

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A CatalogueThe Keys for Deciphering the Greatest Work of Sir Francis BaconViewViewQueene Elizabeth is my true mother, and I am the lawfull heire to the throne. Finde the Cypher storie my bookes containe; it tells great secrets, every one of which (if imparted openly) would forfeit my life. — F. BACON

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Headings of ComediesFr. Bacon is the author, unknown among men as such.
He in this way, and in his Cypher workes, gives full directions, in a great many places, for finding and unfolding of severall weightie secrets, hidden from those who would persecute the betrayer, yes, even take a person’s life. Then take care that he be not endangered by your zeal.
Reade easy lessons first, and forsooth the Absey (ABC) in the Life and Death of King John, act one, is a good one; it shewes the entrance to a labyrinth. Court Time, a sure leader, and proceed to his Alphabet of Nature. Learne well two portions, Masses, and the Rule, Search this out. F. B.

The Monographs are often bizarre and inexplicable. It looks as though the decoding was made at great expense, and special fold-out pages were included to present what the decoded messages actually say; but then, what went to press had blurring and smudging to make the decoded messages unreadable.


Notes for this page:

  • While the official date of publication is given 1916, most if not all the decoding work was performed by Elizabeth Well Gallup as much 20 years earlier.

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