Philip Weller caricature
Philip and Weller hugging

Welcome to my web site, now under development for more than twenty years.   
-- Philip Weller, November 13, 1941 - February 1, 2021
Dr. Weller, an Eastern Washington University professor of English and Shakespearean scholar for more than 50 years.

Note to The Tempest, 2.2.22 "bombards"


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Ale Bombard

Hide Bound (https://www.hidebound.co.uk) offers bombards starting at £100. The company's description: "Pitch lined Bombards, or leather jugs, modelled on those used in Ale Houses and country houses with their own brewing facility where ale would be brought to the table from the cellar. They were also used in Elizabethan Hospital and have an integral handle for greater strength."