Pronouncing Leicester Correctly
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.1165 Wednesday, 11 June 2003
From: Ira Zinman <
Date: Tuesday, 10 Jun 2003 23:16:31 EDT
Subject: Pronouncing Leicester Correctly
The Earl of Leicester's name is pronounced as if it were Lester. Can
anyone shed some light on this and further would the name in
Shakespeare's time have been pronounced as Lester or in some other
Thank you for any help in this.
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