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Re: Prince & Jarl
Maybe we are all talking about a different kind of "Prince." Perhaps a prince
of the "blood," or of the "knowledge." Maybe the title was just "slipped into"
the record, without explanation, with the idea that we, as a people much given
to a "natural" curiosity, would never stop asking questions, and would continue
searching for those answers, down through the ages, until whenever "Truth" would
conquer "All!" What think?
Ian Newman wrote:
> At 04:55 PM 31/12/01 -0800, Laurel pondered:
> >That is certainly interesting.
> You're not kidding!
> >Pg. 101 of St. Clairs of the Isles 1898 "The panegyrist (Van Bassan) of the
> >St. Clairs of Roslin writes of Earl Henry as follows---'After the death of
> >[...] marriage he became Prince of Orknay....'" And from then on he is
> >called Prince Henry.
> >Interesting that Morrison 1896 does not mention Henry's voyage or any Prince
> >title. pg 37.
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