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Re: "Esperance!"
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.2313  Wednesday, 20 November 2002

From:           Larry Weiss <
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Date:           Tuesday, 19 Nov 2002 18:06:08 -0500
Subject: 13.2299 "Esperance!"
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.2299 "Esperance!"

It seems likely that "Esperance" was a Percy family motto and battle
cry. But that does not exclude the possibility that Hotspur also used it
for the name of his horse (in Hen IV, II.iii.71) and sword (in V.ii.96).

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