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From: "Paul C. Reed" <>
Subject: Re: Clemence de Verdun: Dispensations and Hostages
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 23:23:12 -0700
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Chris Phillips wrote:

> Possibly Maud's use of her (presumed) mother's surname "de Verdun" is
> another argument in favour of her being Theobald's daughter. Am I right in
> thinking that the lack of a paternal surname was often a factor in such
> cases (as you argued with respect to "Fitz Alan" about her use of "de Albo
> Monasterio")? Perhaps the fact that Theobald used a recently adopted title
> like "le Boteler" was a factor in Rohese's children using the surname "de
> Verdun".

Thanks, Chris. I agree, and think I came to the same conclusions in one
of my posts which explained why her son and heir adopted the surname
Verdun.

Cheers! <feeling very worn out>

Paul


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