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Re: Voltemar/Voltemand
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0194  Friday, 26 January 2001

From:           R. A. Cantrell <
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Date:           Thursday, 25 Jan 2001 13:17:48 -0600
Subject:        Voltemar/Voltemand

>I don't think the name of Voltemar/Voltemand crops up in the records
>(relatively extensive) of George Sobel a.k.a. Faust (jr.).  Doesn't it
>come in first in the Speys _Life_ (1580s?) -- a bit after the historical
>Sobel snuffed it in a Wittenberg tavern from the results of strychnine
>poisoning.
>
>Robin Hamilton

You are beyond my horizon in Faust.  Can you inform re: the route of
transmission into England for Voltemand?
 

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