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From: G . EDWARD ALLEN< >
Subject: Re: Godfrey de Bouillon & Charlemagne
Date: 15 Nov 1998 15:06:58 -0800
What I was saying was not that the Godfrey/Geoffrey who married Beatrice
de Mandeville wasn't somebody's ancestral uncle, but that I thought that
the case for him being identical with deBouillon was as strong, if not
stronger, as the case for Godfrey/Geoffrey, the crusader, being the
I apologize for obviously confusing you.
D. Spencer Hines wrote:
> Vide infra pro sapientia.
> D. Spencer Hines --- "Having taught in a university history department
> for more than 36 years now, I would seek objectivity from anyone on
> the street before asking an academic colleague in history." Norman
> Ravitch, Professor of History, University of California, Riverside in
> The Wall Street Journal, 5 Nov 1998, p. A23.
> G . EDWARD ALLEN wrote in message <>...
> >I do not think that the case for ancestral uncle is that strong
> >Kay Allen AG
> You might care to trace it yourself in AR7. Start with Line 158A
> [from which you have previously quoted] and trace through Line 158,
> Line 148, Line 155 and Line 140, for good measure.
> With five choices from the menu, supra, you get egg roll and an almond
> cookie FREE, dear.
> Weis, Sheppard and Faris report that anyone who is descended from
> Edward I 'Longshanks' [the "Bad King" in Mel Gibson's 'Braveheart']
> and his second wife, Marguerite de France [she's the golden girl] is
> also an x times Great Grand-Niece or Great Grand-Nephew of Godfrey de
> Bouillon [the 'ancestral Uncle'], "Good, Pure, Christian Knight and
> I think God just does it this way so that things even out at the Last
> Judgment, don't you Kay, dear?
> D. Spencer Hines
> Lux et Veritas
> Fortem Posce Animum
> Illegitimis Non Carborundum [N.B. Not talking about you dear.]
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