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Forum: British Royal History 09-14-2005, 11:40 PM
Replies: 278
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Posted By iowabelle
That's him. And Madonna (the singer, not...

That's him.

And Madonna (the singer, not the Virgin) and the Duchess of Cornwall, and Crown Princess Pavlos and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Still poor. :mad:
Forum: British Royal History 09-14-2005, 07:39 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 59,320
Posted By iowabelle
I think William was an exceptionally nasty...

I think William was an exceptionally nasty knight. (And he must have been one of king's toadies IMO.)

I don't know who uttered the curse. Apparently Becket said something to the effect that he...
Forum: British Royal History 09-14-2005, 02:34 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 59,320
Posted By iowabelle
Smile William de Tracy. He must have been a brute....

William de Tracy. He must have been a brute. Edward Grim, one of Becket's attendants, wrote:

The wicked knight (William de Tracy), fearing that the Archbishop would be rescued by the people in the...
Forum: British Royal History 09-10-2005, 05:29 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 59,320
Posted By iowabelle
I'm a descendant of one of the knights who...

I'm a descendant of one of the knights who murdered Thomas a Becket.

(Not a good move in terms of your eternal salvation if you go about murdering future saints.)
Forum: British Royal History 09-02-2005, 04:38 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 59,320
Posted By iowabelle
Yes, I think Henry 8 was an attractive young man,...

Yes, I think Henry 8 was an attractive young man, with the red hair he inherited from his mother.

Henry VII looks like a miser! He could have been cast as Ebeneezer Scrooge, don't you think? ...
Forum: British Royal History 08-31-2005, 11:49 PM
Replies: 278
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Posted By iowabelle
My suspicion/guess is that the princes were...

My suspicion/guess is that the princes were already dead or missing when Henry VII took the throne. Although Henry clearly married Elizabeth for dynastic purposes, I agree that they seem to have...
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