This name was not used until after this date. We are told in the Journal for 2nd August, 1711, that the Duchess of Shrewsbury (the daughter of the Marquis of Paleotti) 'could not say my name in English, but said Dr. Presto, which is Italian for Swift.'

Note by Heny Craik to Letter 2 from Journal To Stella
« LAST » Note « NEXT »