What is this
That rises like the issue of a King,
And wears upon his baby-brow the round
And top of sovereignty?
MacBeth, Act IV, Scene 2.
Elizabeth, Duchess of York, who was Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon,* third and youngest daughter of the Earl & Countess of Strathmore and Kingshorne, lay in turreted Glamis castle last week, where according to tradition and Shakespeare, MacBeth did murder Duncan to become King of Scotland. All Britain held its breath. Proud, loyal Scots piled mountainous bonfires on Hunter's hill and neighboring heights which rise above the...