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Re: The yeoman and Sergeant
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1279  Friday, 23 June 2000.

From:           John Ramsay <
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Date:           Friday, 23 Jun 2000 00:58:15 -0400
Subject: 11.1255 Re: The yeoman and Sergeant
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.1255 Re: The yeoman and Sergeant

Hi, Sean, the young, mentally disturbed soldier did kill some members of
the Quebec Legislative Assembly with his army issue sub-machine gun.

The Sergeant at Arms was a Lt Colonel in WWII. He bravely walked into
the chamber, persuaded the soldier that he outranked him and got him to
surrender the weapon.

The Sgt at Arms received a civilian medal to go with his WWII ones and
died a few years later.

The killer was released last year after serving about 13 years.

John Ramsay
Welland Ontario

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