The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.2348 Wednesday, 27 November 2002
From: John Briggs <
Date: Tuesday, 26 Nov 2002 22:31:17 -0000
Subject: 13.2333 Re: "Esperance!"
Comment: Re: SHK 13.2333 Re: "Esperance!"
Larry Weiss asks "What is the support for this?". I can only reply
firmly that the support is unimpeachable: it would have been more
pertinent had he asked "What is the relevance of this?", as Sir Hugh
Smithson only inherited the earldom (and took the name and arms of
Percy) in 1750.
The Percy war cry was "Esp