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From: Kathy McIntosh <>
Subject: Re: History Syllabi (Was: Plantagenet Correct Usage?)
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2001 23:28:59 +0100
In article <>, Brian M. Scott
>On Sat, 30 Jun 2001 19:38:26 +0100, Kathy McIntosh
>>One of my pupils once wrote a beautiful paragraph [a great effort for
>>him, as he was very Special Needs] all about the Duck of Monmouth.
>And why not? One 16th c. copy of Walford's Roll (late 13th c.) tells
>us that 'Le duck de Ostrich' bore 'gules a fese argent', while 'Le
>duck de Lorangne' bore 'or une bende gules a treys eigles argent sur
>le bende'. (In case the spellings are *too* obscure, those are
>Austria and Lorraine.)
LOL. Got Lorraine, but Ostrich would have stumped me.
The spelling is very like poor old Matty's - except he was trying for
There is nothing more dangerous than a man with an idea.
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