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From: "William Black" <>
Subject: Re: Duke of Buccleuch Dies
Date: Sat, 8 Sep 2007 11:13:30 +0100
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"Turenne" <> wrote in message
> As Hovite stated earlier:
>>>>>After Sir Piers de Gavaston was beheaded,

I thought he just got run through at Pontefract Castle, a depressing place
to die...

bereft King Edward II found
> solace in the arms of Hugh Despenser the Younger.

Well no.

There's a gap.

Part of this gap is filled by The battle of Bannockburn.

So there's lots going on...

This displeased the
> Queen and she was vengeful.

Not exactly.

She was shagging a nasty piece of work called Mortimer at the time and it
was an even chance who'd get murdered by the other.

That's the nice thing about the story of Edward II.

Not a single person comes out of it with any credit at all.

William Black

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe.
Barbeques on fire by the chalets past the castle headland
I watched the gift shops glitter in the darkness off the Newborough gate
All these moments will be lost in time, like icecream on the beach
Time for tea.

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