The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.2146 Monday, 6 December 1999.
Date: Friday, 3 Dec 1999 23:05:38 -0600
Subject: 10.2132 Re: Shakespeare and Milton
Comment: Re: SHK 10.2132 Re: Shakespeare and Milton
Nancy Charlton wrote:
>Dom Saliani responded to Roy Flannagan's posting:
>>I shared Roy Flannagan's post concerning Shakespeare and Milton with a
>>friend Nina Green, who is interested in this period. In her response to
>>the posting, she cautions Flannagan on the identity of Alice Spencer:
>>> Alice Spencer was the widow of Ferdinando
>>> Stanley (d.1594), Lord Strange and Earl of Derby, not the widow of the Sir
>>> Edward Stanley whose tomb is at Tong.
>Would Lady Alice have been a Spencer of the Herberts and Spencers of
She was the daughter of Sir John Spencer of Althorpe, Northamptonshire.
I don't know offhand whether there's any connection.