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Caliban's Island
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.1505  Tuesday, 13 September 2005

[1] 	From: 	Elliott Stone <
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	Date: 	Sunday, 11 Sep 2005 22:56:46 -0400
	Subj: 	Re: SHK 16.1491  Caliban's Island

[2] 	From: 	Duncan Salkeld <
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	Date: 	Tuesday, 13 Sep 2005 12:58:05 +0100
	Subj: 	Re: SHK 16.1491 Caliban's Island


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From: 		Elliott Stone <
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Date: 		Sunday, 11 Sep 2005 22:56:46 -0400
Subject: 16.1491 Caliban's Island
Comment: 	Re: SHK 16.1491 Caliban's Island

It is my understanding that the Folger Library has a late 16th century 
manuscript" written in Latin that has some connection with Shakespeare. 
  There are figures drawn on the manuscript and one could resemble 
"Sycorax" mother of Caliban. Has there been anything written about this 
manuscript?  Is it possible that there are matters on the document that 
might shine light on other questions about the Tempest?

Best, EllioH. Stone

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From: 		Duncan Salkeld <
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Date: 		Tuesday, 13 Sep 2005 12:58:05 +0100
Subject: 16.1491 Caliban's Island
Comment: 	Re: SHK 16.1491 Caliban's Island

I can now exclusively reveal the whereabouts of Caliban's island. This 
from the Calendar of state papers, domestic series, of the reign of 
James I, 1603-1610, preserved in the State Paper Department of Her 
Majesty's Public Record Office, edited by Mary Anne Everett Green.

1610, April 17. Deposition of Wm Young, taken prisoner by Capt. Thomas 
Salkeld, a pirate. Details of vessels which were taken, and their owners 
imprisoned by Salkeld. He also took the island of Lundy, and called 
himself King of it. Escape of the prisoners, under the guidance of 
George Eskott, of Bridgewater.

I've half a mind to declare myself (by virtue of ancestral right) 
monarch of a loyal nation of puffins. 'You'ld be King o' the isle, sirrah?'

Duncan Salkeld

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