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From: Tim Powys-Lybbe <>
Subject: Re: County vs. Shire
Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 11:24:16 +0100
References: <3CDAB80F.197975E4@ntlworld.com>, <20020509234103.21870.00012254@mb-ch.aol.com>


In message <>
(Reedpcgen) wrote:

>
> If you're going to modernize things, many style editors prefer earl of Essex,
> rather than Earl of Essex (I prefer the latter).

But Beetham used the former style in the 18th century, so it is
hardly modernisation.

--
Tim Powys-Lybbe
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