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Old 04-08-2013, 07:57 AM
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I seldom play the guessing game, because it'll be what it'll be. But if we're going to play around with Aelgifu, Aelfthryth or Aethelflaed, I'm going to hope for Boudica. She wasn't a queen, but close enough.
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Old 04-08-2013, 08:02 AM
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Yes she was - Queen of the Iceni
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Old 04-08-2013, 08:05 AM
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Sorry, I meant Queen of England specifically.
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Old 04-08-2013, 08:11 AM
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She is the earliest "queen" I know about, and she took on the Romans and won. I dont think William is a history buff so its probably not on the cards! Great idea tho'
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Old 04-08-2013, 12:56 PM
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Oh my God. Did you bothered to read the entire paragraph?
Yes I did, and someone else further down thread apparently read it the same way I did, so if you'd like to kindly tell them to read better next time, that'll be swell. I knew what you meant, I was merely pointing out you worded it wrong.
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Old 04-08-2013, 01:17 PM
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I had a real life Ethelwyn in my family, an aunt. Her parents were immigrants to the USA from England and Scotland. Could have been spelled Aethelwyn, but wasn't. I don't know the history, if any, of the name, but I like it.
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Old 04-08-2013, 03:42 PM
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How about Ethelrose,
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Old 04-08-2013, 03:50 PM
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I don't think those names have chances.

Princess Ethelrose, or Princess Ethelwyn, doesn't sound very good.
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Old 04-08-2013, 03:50 PM
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How about Ilse....?
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Old 04-08-2013, 03:51 PM
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Sorry to be a party pooper, but this is not the thread for names. You are missing an interesting discussion on the thread potential names and godparents.
I don't know how to do a direct link, sorry.
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Old 04-08-2013, 06:10 PM
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If you want to go back a long way .....
Frideswide was not a queen, but she was a princess and also a saint
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I like Emma; it's a lovely name and that of the queen married to Aethelred the Unready and Cnut.
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Old 04-10-2013, 12:27 PM
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I already know how this child was conceived. I had that talk with my parents when I was much younger than I am now. I would assume most people in the world know how the baby came to be, at least if they have any working knowledge of human anatomy.
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Old 04-10-2013, 01:06 PM
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Kate Middleton & Prince William: Baby Bringing Them Closer Than Ever:
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I am so tired of seeing the words "Kate Middleton".
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I am so tired of seeing the words "Kate Middleton".
I totally agree. She is now known as HRH Catherine Mountbatten-Windsor, The Duchess of Cambridge.
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Old 04-10-2013, 02:43 PM
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I am so tired of seeing the words "Kate Middleton".
I know what you mean.
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Old 04-10-2013, 03:02 PM
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I know what you mean.
Its always been a pet peeve of mine even before the wedding of Will and Kate. Calling The Duchess of Cornwall "Parker-Bowles" never sat right with me. Unfortunately, it looks like something we'll have to grin and bear with as the media doesn't go in much for proper addresses. Even the President of the United States is simply "Obama".
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Old 04-10-2013, 06:21 PM
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I totally agree. She is now known as HRH Catherine Mountbatten-Windsor, The Duchess of Cambridge.
Actually, she's not. Mountbatten-Windsor is reserved as a surname for male-line descendents of the Queen who do NOT have a title. As Catherine has a title, she is merely HRH The Duchess of Cambridge. She has no last name anymore.
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She might not technically be Mountbatten-Windsor - owing to the fact that as a member of the royal family she doesn't have a surname - but she does have the right to use Mountbatten-Windsor when she needs to use a surname. Other individuals in the BRF, including William, have done so at various times.
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