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Written by Emmeline
(6/21/2006 5:58 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, names, penned by Emmeline
Lindsay: a noble Scottish name, family name of the Earls of Balcarres; the first Earl of Balcarres, Alexander Lindsay, declared for the King in the Civil War and died in exile at Breda.
Talbot: an eminently English and heroic name; the most famous Talbot was John, first Earl of Shrewsbury, who fought the French under Henry V (see Shakespeare's Henry V) and Henry VI (see 1 Henry VI, iv. vii).
[Catharine and Other Writings, Oxford World's Classics]
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