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Re: "Esperance!"
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.2333  Monday, 25 November 2002

[1]     From:   Larry Weiss <
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        Date:   Friday, 22 Nov 2002 12:31:56 -0500
        Subj:   Re: SHK 13.2321 Re: "Esperance!"

[2]     From:   Nora Kreimer <
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        Date:   Saturday, 23 Nov 2002 10:12:58 -0300
        Subj:   Re: SHK 13.2321 Re: "Esperance!"


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From:           Larry Weiss <
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Date:           Friday, 22 Nov 2002 12:31:56 -0500
Subject: 13.2321 Re: "Esperance!"
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.2321 Re: "Esperance!"

>The present family use the surname Percy, although
>it was originally Smithson, and one of the family founded the
>Smithsonian Institution.

What is the support for this?  WS used "Percy" as the family name, as
did Holinshed ("Persie").  Smithson sounds too plebeian -- smith's son
-- to be the family name of such magnates.

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From:           Nora Kreimer <
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Date:           Saturday, 23 Nov 2002 10:12:58 -0300
Subject: 13.2321 Re: "Esperance!"
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.2321 Re: "Esperance!"

Cri de guerre : Esp

 

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