Apparently Will Shakespeare was 46 years old the year the King James Version of the Bible was published.
There is a neat mystery entailed :-
Open your KJV of the Bible and look for Psalm 46
Count 46 words from the beginning. The word is 'shake'.
Count 46 words from the end (do not include the word 'selah' which is an arcane Hebrew rubric and no, I don`t know what it means but I intend to find out!).
Lo and behold, that word is .....................'spear.'
How coincidental is that ?
H/T to RC blog Standing On My head