Peggy copied out Act II scene I of Shakespeare’s play Richard II, which is a speech by John o’Gaunt.
Diary sub-note: Bank Holiday1914. British ultimatum to GermanyFull Moon, 4.47a.m. Went to the town to buy sweets. Played hide-&-seek. Messed about all day. Went to see “The Taming of the Shrew” at the Stratford Memorial Theatre.
Diary sub-note: 8th [Sunday] after Trinity1914. German troops crossed the French frontier Went to see some puppies at Nancy’s sister’s. Went to Stratford via Warwick castle, Kenilworth castle, Coventry, & Leamington. Went over the new memorial theatre at Stratford & had tea at the Shakespeare Hotel.