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Offline Heinrich

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Re: This Day in History
« Reply #15 on: August 25, 2020, 07:15:25 PM »
How did we get to the point of recognizing Edward I as a great king?

I think it was me (going by memory). Please look above. If was indeed rebelling against injustice, that's fine. He's the man. However, if he was a shrewd usurper, seeking personal power and pelf, then he needs to be judged as such.

Maybe you are getting Edward I confused with Edward the Confessor?  Edward I won the Second Barons' War, he conquered and colonized Wales, he expelled all the Jews from England and he attempted but failed to conquer Scotland.  I suppose I could see why some Englishmen would call Edward I a great king.  But I can't see why anyone else would though.

No. St. Edward is my Confirmation saint. Edward 1 is as you said.

There are actually two St. Edwards that are recognized by the Catholic Church, Edward the Martyr (962 – 978) and Edward the Confessor (1003 – 1066).

Edward the Confessor was among the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England.  Edward I (1239 – 1307) was the first son of King Henry III and Eleanor of Provence.  Edward is an Anglo-Saxon name, and was not commonly given among the aristocracy of England after the Norman conquest, but Henry was devoted to the veneration of Edward the Confessor, and decided to name his firstborn son after the saint.

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Re: This Day in History
« Reply #16 on: August 26, 2020, 11:00:36 AM »
MECA!
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Re: This Day in History
« Reply #17 on: September 03, 2020, 04:56:35 AM »
September 3rd, 1939

Start of the second word war against Germany. I was 7.

We won. (though we did have a lot of help ;D)
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Re: This Day in History
« Reply #18 on: September 03, 2020, 12:00:00 PM »
September 3rd, 1939

Start of the second word war against Germany. I was 7.

We won. (though we did have a lot of help ;D)

What would have happened if France and GB didn't declare war on the Reich? Asking for a friend
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