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More on "In Search of Shakespeare"
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.0413  Thursday, 12 February 2004

From:           Tom Reedy <
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Date:           Wednesday, 11 Feb 2004 23:49:43 -0600
Subject:        RE: More on "In Search of Shakespeare"

Peter Bridgman <
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<snip>
 >What I found most intriguing from the last years in the book was the
 >mystery surrounding the purchase of the Blackfriars gatehouse (so
 >intriguing that I visited the Cockpit pub on the site of the gatehouse
 >last month for a pint of foaming ale).  Michael Wood writes...
<snip>
 >Stranger still, one Sunday years later, a floor in
 >the main upstairs chamber of the adjacent building collapsed, killing a
 >Catholic priest and ninety of his 300-strong congregation, among them
 >Warwickshire folk, including a Tresham.  So the place was still a secret
 >mass house, just as it had been in Elizabeth's day.
<snip>
 >And how many years after the poet's death did the building collapse?
 >Does anyone have more details?

I think what gets lost here in all the excitement is the word "adjacent."

Tom R

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