[Sca-cooks] OP/OT: update on Controversial Florilegium article

David Friedman ddfr at daviddfriedman.com
Tue Aug 11 14:52:35 PDT 2009

>One correction. The lady's father does NOT have his Laurel yet. The 
>King has apparently just threatened that he ever wants one he needs 
>to reel in his unruly daughter. So there isn't a problem with the 
>Crown removing a Peerage, which apparently can't be done except by 
>the BoD.

The current crown can't prevent a future peerage either. But it's 
possible that the comment was a warning rather than a threat--a 
description of likely consequences, given general sentiment in the 
kingdom among current peers and likely future sovereigns.

If so, it does not necessarily reflect badly on the king--only on the kingdom.

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