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Re: Prince & Jarl

The question was and is 'What made Henry a Prince?'

Ian of Noss wrote "the very essence of what we are all about, SCOTTISH
HISTORICAL RESEARCH" in another email surely, Ian wrote "the objective
should be to continue with our research until we have covered every

Research is defined by  Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary as:
Main Entry:
Pronunciation: ri-'s&rch, 'rE-"
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle French recerche, from recerchier to investigate
thoroughly, from Old French, from re- + cerchier to search --
Date: 1577
1 : careful or diligent search
2 : studious inquiry or examination; especially : investigation or
experimentation aimed at the discovery and interpretation of facts, revision
of accepted theories or laws in the light of new facts, or practical
application of such new or revised theories or laws
3 : the collecting of information about a particular subject

The same dictionary defines historical as:
Main Entry: his·tor·i·cal
Pronunciation: -i-k&l
Function: adjective
Date: 15th century
1 a : of, relating to, or having the character of history b : based on
history c : used in the past and reproduced in historical presentations
2 : famous in history : HISTORIC a
3 a : SECONDARY 1c b : DIACHRONIC <historical grammar>

Without emotive is it possible to get an answer to this question?

Question; "How many women with PMT does it take to change a light bulb."
Answer;" three". Question "Why?" Answer "It just does!!"

ref Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary 2001

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ian of Noss Head" <iansinclair@nosshead.freeserve.co.uk>
To: <sinclair@quarterman.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 03, 2002 11:13 PM
Subject: Re: Prince & Jarl

> Dear Laurel,
> In my humble opinion, I consider that you may have acted a wee bit
> in removing, or deleting, the title Prince, because one or two people are
> not happy that they can find proof, surely, the objective should be to

[ Excess quotations omitted. ]

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