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From: Renia <>
Subject: Re: Britain's Real Monarch
Date: Sun, 04 Jan 2004 21:39:33 +0200
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Chris Phillips wrote:
> Renia wrote:
>>I'm not really up to scratch on this: what is the problem with Edward
>>IV's date of birth/day of the week, etc?
> As far as the discussion has gone so far, Edward IV's date of birth of 28
> April 1442 comes from Wyrcester's Annals. But there may be a problem with
> this, as the annals say he was born Monday 28 April 1442, but 28 April 1442
> was a Saturday.
Perhaps the 28th was a misread for 23, unless a) my maths is wrong or b)
it was written in words.