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Bullough On-Line?
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1879  Thursday, 5 October 2000.

From:           Clinton Atchley <
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Date:           Wednesday, 4 Oct 2000 11:45:21 -0500
Subject:        Bullough On-Line?

Can anyone tell me if Geoffrey Bullough's *Narrative and Dramatic
Sources of Shakespeare* is on-line anywhere?  In lieu of that, could
someone who has ready access to Bullough please check something for me?
In *1H4* Westmerland reports to King Henry that, after Glendower's
defeat of Mortimer, "A thousand of his people [were] butchered, / Upon
whose dead corpse' there was such misuse, / Such beastly shameless
transformation, / By those Welshwomen done as may not be / Without much
shame retold or spoken of" (1.1.42-46, Riverside ed.).  Holinshed is
supposed to provide details at p. 528.  What exactly did the Welshwomen
do to the corpses?

Thanks in advance,
Clint
 

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