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Thoughts on “royal emulation” – some aspects of English society

Here are some thoughts I had (of course, I don’t know how true they are): There is something I keep calling “royal emulation“.  This is a phenomena of English society.  Basically, its a tendency where royalty is looked up to in … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the origin of the name Edward

Edward is an old anglo-saxon name.  In old english it is spelt:  eadweard.  It is made up of two parts:  Ead and weard.  I’ve heard many interpretations of the name, including noble warden, happy guard, and such, but I’ve always … Continue reading

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