Re: Tedious and Tendentious, was: [orthodox-synod] conversion of Russia / Fat...
- In a message dated 9/27/2000 12:15:54 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
<< I, myself, as a protective measure, have begun to espouse a restoration of
the Stewart Monarchy represented (as is the House of Windsor) by a good
German family. The Stewarts are now represented by the von Wittelsbachs of
God save (whoever is The Pretender) The King Over the Water, as Scots were
once wont to say! >>
Now you're talking! The rightful king is known as Prince Franz of
Bavaria. His proper title, of course, is Francis II, by the grace of
God of England, Scotland, France and Ireland King, Defender of
the Faith. (Not our Faith, unfortunately.)
This kind of thing can be cumbersome, though, as Jacobites
are forced to rather contorted ways of referring to the Windsors.
A certain lady who celebrated her 100th birthday last month,
for instance, is not "the Queen Mother," but "the lady born
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon." But nobody ever said being right was