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Re: Elizabeth I
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.06643  Friday, 16 April 1999.

From:           Robin Hamilton <
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Date:           Thursday, 15 Apr 1999 16:17:52 +0100
Subject: 10.06637 Re: Elizabeth I
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.06637 Re: Elizabeth I

>Still, it is a good anecdote, if one gets it right (and
>has a citation).
>
>Stephanie Hughes

Another (or related) from Ben Jonson's CONVERSATIONS with Drummond (Ben
Jonson, COMPLETE POEMS,  ed. Parfitt, p. 470)

"That she had a membrana on her. which made her incapable of man, though
for her delight she tried many.  At the coming over of Monsieur, there
was a French surgeon who took in hand to cut it, yet fear stayed her
..."

Robin Hamilton
 

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