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Re: Where is Stirkoke?
>It's often strange to me the little bits of trivia that I can attach to
>and say "I know the answer to that one!!" The Tarzan movie your
>referring to is based on the book by Edgar Rice Burroughs, in which
>Tarzan is referred to as Lord of Greystoke. Often referred to my my
>mother in law, Christle Burroughs Vaughn as "Uncle Edgar" which does
>rather drive me batty, Edgar is a cousin in her father's lineage.
Curiously enough, right next to Stirkoke House in the map Iain Laird posted
is a place called Greystones. Hm. Did E.R. Burroughs run together the two
names Greystones and Stirkoke together to produce Greystoke?
However, there is a Greystoke Castle in Penrith, Cumbria, England.
That's not in Scotland, but at one time Cumbria was in Scotland,
and perhaps ERB took a few liberties with the location.
John S. Quarterman <email@example.com>
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