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#1819251
Pete L wrote:..
I thought it was worth it for "ersatz Vikings" alone.


.. this appealed to me, having a Norman surname :)

[but the name could reflect descent from Anglo-Saxon or Celtic serfs or bastards of the Norman overlord, of course :wink: ]
#1819330
akg1486 wrote:The article only mentioned the Norman upper-class and not the German royal family.

Make the UK great again: elect a Prime Minister called Ethelred or Ælfstan. :D


That would be appropiate for one of the Saxon Kingdoms eg Wessex; hardly for UK :wink: :) .. but first ruler of all the 'English' was Aethelflaed, regarded as a local lass here in Gloucestershire (on border of Wessex and Mercia) :)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%86thelfl%C3%A6d

Soon after the fall of Communism, the Bulgarians did elect their Pretender to the Throne as Prime Minister :thumright:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simeon_Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
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#1819765
cockney steve wrote:..

What did William the Conqueror and Jeremy Thorpe have in common.?

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<politics nerd :oops: >

Q: What do Boris Johnson and Jeremy Thorpe have in common.?

A: they are the last national leaders of their national Parties to be Etonians

[humour or speculation potential .. .. ever ? So far ? .. :roll: .. or other answers may suggest themselves to Forumites, but possibly not appropriate to post here :wink: ]

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