The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0756  Tuesday, 11 April 2000.

From:           Sean Lawrence <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Monday, 10 Apr 2000 10:15:07 -0700
Subject: 11.0739 Re: Two Noble Kinsmen
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.0739 Re: Two Noble Kinsmen

Robin Hamilton objects:

>Bloody hell!!  I know there are a lot of Jameses around, but I thought
>KQ was James IV, not either first of Scotland or first of England.
>OK, it was probably a typo on Sean's part, but I couldn't resist ...

Actually, no, it wasn't a typo.  I checked it against Douglas Gray's
anthology of Late Medieval Verse and Prose.

By the way, David Lindley contacted me off-list, and later wrote:

>Thanks - I've just checked with medieval colleagues, and it seems
>either is possible!

Does anyone know why this is possible?  Did the Stuarts keep a separate
count for their own family and for the crowned heads of Scotland?
Someone on this list is bound to know more about the subject than either
of us!


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