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Re: a few Sinclairs

Where does this Santo come in?  Santo is the Latin (groan I will not write
in Latin again) corruption of the French Saint (Holy) Clair (Light) It is
much after the original name St Clair. To place names in Latin was a
Mediaeval affectation.

Clair was an English who lived at various locations in France, fleeing from
a jealous woman.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jean de St. Sigeron" <oraclum@yahoo.com>
To: <sinclair@quarterman.org>
Sent: 12 August 2001 13:44
Subject: Re: a few Sinclairs

> Yes, I was thinking of it while I sent it :-)
> --- Spirit One Email <laurel@spiritone.com> wrote:
> > Wouldn't Santa Clara be a female saint while the St.
> > Clairs' (Santo) name

[ Excess quotations omitted. ]

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