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