Robert Sean Brazil (1955-2010) studied the Shakespeare authorship question and the Oxford theory for most of his professional life. He published unique research on the title-page emblems found on Shakespeare quartos, was a key provider of Elizabethan texts on the Internet, and served in an editorial capacity on the Oxfordian journal and the Shakespeare-Oxford Newsletter. He received a B. A. in History from the State University of New York, and did graduate work at Fordham University. A former high school history teacher, Robert was working as a professional editor and print designer in Ithaca, NY at the time of his death.