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    Re: He thus the queen bespoke.

    Thank you all.

    I was essentially interested in how would you translate it to modern English, so Rover_KE's answer was the best (he said that it means 'He addressed the queen in these words.'). As I wrote in the example, I thought it goes the other way around, i.e. the queen speaks to someone, not that someone speaks to her.

    BTW: I've also heard it in context of something like "bespoke tailoring", but then went ahead to check it on Wiktionary.

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    Re: He thus the queen bespoke.

    Without plugging my own business (the one that isn't teaching English!), my business partner and I construct bespoke murder mysteries. We use the word on our website and in all our advertising.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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