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From: Paul J Gans <>
Subject: Re: Rivals Race To Film 1066
Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2008 02:57:21 +0000 (UTC)
In alt.history.british Marcus Aurelius <> wrote:
>Thank you for the original post. I look forward with great expectation
>to seeing "1066". As per other commentators, I know that I had
>ancestors that fought with William (member Magna Charta Barons and
>Colonial Order of the Crown). I, also, probably had ancestors that
>fought with Harold. I know that the Comptons fought with Harold (my
>maternal grandfather's name is Compton).
>I wish that they would make an epic movie about the Magna Charta, 1215
>at Runnymeade. That to me would be a trully interesting, entertaining,
>and provocative movie.
Why? Magna Carta was ignored by everybody for hundreds of
years until the US made some noise about it a while back.
--- Paul J. Gans