The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0756 Tuesday, 11 April 2000.
From: Sean Lawrence <
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