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From: AdrianBnjmBurke <>
Subject: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Re:_Fw:_Ida_de_Tony, _mother_of_William_Longesp=E9e,_E?= arl of Salisbury
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 11:07:28 -0800 (PST)
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On Jan 31, 1:15 pm, "Leo van de Pas" <> wrote:
> Wasn't Erik the Red the first one to reach America?
>
> But it is Columbus who gets the credit because he did something with his
> discovery. I wonder, did Columbus know about Erik the Red? Does it matter
> whether he did know about him? It doesn't change anything. The re-discovery
> by Columbus is what counts.
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Douglas Richardson" <>
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> Subject: Re: Ida de Tony, mother of William Longespée, Earl of Salisbury
>
> < Primary credit would have to go to Henri Malo.  He published back in
> < 1898.
> <
> < Jennifer Mills
>
> Dear Jennifer ~
>
> You're entirely correct.
>
> Mr. Malo definitely deserves the credit for discovering that Ralph le
> Bigod was William Longespée's brother.  He published first.  That's
> crystal clear.
>
> Whether or not Mr. Phair knew about Mr. Malo's work is immaterial.
>
> Best always, Douglas Richardson, Salt Lake City, Utah
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and why stop there with the Viking....surely pacific islanders
"discovered" America several thousand years earlier...and why stop
there...I read of one genetic study implicating that human ancestors
from the Iberian Penn. circa 40,000 years ago may have in fact arrived
in "American" before the Pacific islanders did.....!



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