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From: "a.spencer3" <>
Subject: Re: Duke of Buccleuch Dies
Date: Sat, 08 Sep 2007 09:45:13 GMT
"D. Spencer Hines" <> wrote in message
> "Surreyman", like most broken-down Englishmen, with many frustrations,
> to tie his lineage to a Noble, Royal or Retainer -- as in "Robert le
> He wants to find such links for his own aggrandizement -- whereas I do it
> for the FUN of it -- realizing that such descents are available to
> who are willing to do the tracing.
> TENS of MILLIONS of us are descended from William The Conqueror himself --
> so, making some silly-buggers statement about an invented Companion of the
> Conqueror is ludicrous -- but amusing -- and "Surreyman" provides Fair
> Entertainment -- although he's not a Top Banana, such as Stewart.
> Telling us about a "Robert le Despenser" that someone ELSE made up and
> trying to hook himself to it is just as bad as inventing a Companion of
> Conqueror himself.
I specifically said 'after' Hastings, and have already decried his attempts
at retrospectively becoming a 'companion'.
Read my posts.
Then, check some history.
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