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From: A Channing <>
Subject: Forte Posce Animum [was Joan, FMoK [was:Joan Holland]]
Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2001 12:59:23 -0400
Fortem Posce Animum=
Pray for a brave soul
The motto has been used by the families of Crampton; Fiennes; Fynney;
Heriot; Twistleton-Wykenham-Fiennes and Philimore and possibly others, but
I don't know if it dates to our medeival period.
Don't know why Lt Col Webb should use it.
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> Spencer's Latin tags / mottos usually pass me by, but this one
> coincidentally has been puzzling me since I saw it recently on a Devon
> church memorial plaque for a deceased Lt Col Webb (British army). I would
> most grateful to learn its origin, and given my rusty school Latin, an
> authoritative translation. As far as I can ascertain Webb was not
> armigerous, nor is it the motto of any british regiment.
> In article <hY2a7.2201$>, "D. Spencer Hines"
> <> wrote on 2 Aug 2001:
> > Actually, Quite Bogus [QB].
> > I did not say it was a *Title* ---- or even a *Style*.
> > Try it, you'll see, Jean Coeur de Lapin.
> > Fortem Posce Animum.
> > I still think we need a really good film about her . . . <snipped>
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