GEN-MEDIEVAL-L ArchivesArchiver > GEN-MEDIEVAL > 2009-09 > 1252176638
Subject: Re: Society Of Genealogists (London)
Date: Sat, 5 Sep 2009 14:50:38 EDT
In a message dated 9/5/2009 11:35:27 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> Let me put it this way: there is NO contemporary evidence that is
> acceptable genetic evidence that any medieval royal bastard was really
> the biological offspring of a king.>>
There is no acceptable contemporary *scientific* evidence that you exist as
a human in Florida. We have to weigh the evidence that you are not an
elaborate computer program, a space alien or a well trained cocker spaniel.
That's the point. Genealogy is about evidence, not about fact.
Rinse and repeat. Ad infinitum.