For the more than one hundred years various iconoclasts have speculated that Francis Bacon wrote Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. Some have searched for indications in the Shakespearean corpus that Bacon cryptographically hid some statement of his authorship.
Eckler, A. Ross
"Bringing Home the Cryptographic Bacon,"
Word Ways: Vol. 30
, Article 23.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol30/iss1/23