The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.1518 Thursday, 12 August 2004
Date: Wednesday, 11 Aug 2004 18:50:11 +0100
Subject: 15.1506 Question Concerning Measure for Measure
Comment: Re: SHK 15.1506 Question Concerning Measure for Measure
Bill Godshalk asks ...
>Was there a Medieval religious brotherhood for St. Luke? Was the
>brotherhood centered in Vienna? And did Shakespeare know about this
There is a much simpler explanation....
"For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to
you again". (Luke 6:38)
WS may have named the grange after the saint who gave him the play's title.
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