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From: "John Parsons" <>
Subject: Mortimer book
Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2004 09:20:23 -0400
Thank you, Leo. You are, as always, the voice of reason.
>From: "Leo van de Pas" <>
>Subject: Re: Roger Mortimer: Ian Mortimer's biography
>Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2004 22:54:25 +1000
>I am glad your message is a question and not a statement. You are convinced
>but you are not certain, because you want to know what other people think.
>For you Ian Mortimer has re-written history, but as convincingly has Sir
>Laurence Gardner. It took a while before the dust settled and then it was
>fairly obvious that he was wrong. Do not regard Ian Mortimer as gospel
>truth, and even without reading his book people have all the right in the
>world to disagree with just the statement that Edward II survived his
>murder, whether it is you or Ian Mortimer who says so.
>Leo van de Pas
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "David Webb" <>
>Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2004 10:49 AM
>Subject: Roger Mortimer: Ian Mortimer's biography
>>I have just finished reading this fascinating biography of the 1st Earl of
>>March. I am quite convinced that Edward II was not murdered in 1327/28
>>but survived until 1341. What do people think?