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From: "D. Spencer Hines" <>
Subject: Re: Lady Godiva
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2001 03:02:52 +0100
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And there are always supine fools to believe them.

Caveat Lector.

D. Spencer Hines

Lux et Veritas et Libertas

"It may be said that, thanks to the 'clercs', humanity did evil for two
thousand years, but honoured good. This contradiction was an honour to
the human species, and formed the rift whereby civilisation slipped into
the world." "La Trahison des clercs" [The Treason of the Intellectuals]
(1927) Julien Benda (1867-1956)

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"Todd A. Farmerie" <> wrote in message

| Lynda wrote:
| >
| > If this is not so, then many genealogists are barking up the wrong
tree, as
| > I have just been visiting numerous sites, all declaring a sibling
| > relationship between William the Conqueror and Lady Godiva.
| That they are. Unfortunately, there is a longstanding tradition
| of forging genealogical relationships to famous people, and this
| would appear to be the product of just such an invention.
| taf

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