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From: "D. Spencer Hines" <>
Subject: Re: Descent from the Unknown Peasant
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 1999 13:25:23 -1000
D. Spencer Hines --- "Probitas Laudatur et Alget" [Honesty is praised
and starves.], Decimus Junius Juvenalis (Juvenal) [c. 50 A.D.-- c.130
A.D.], _Satires, I, line 74_
Todd A. Farmerie <> wrote in message
> Look at Alfred the Great. In four generations, he had
> descendants among the ruling families of France, Germany, Flanders,
> Burgundy, Bohemia, etc. Shortly thereafter, you throw in Savoy,
> Russia, Poland, Hungary, Spain, and others.
Now take the same argument, starting with Queen Victoria and carry it
forward 1,200 years from her death in 1901.
Do you see how it works?
D. Spencer Hines
Lux et Veritas
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