[LMB] Barrayar: Meeting everyone

Jacki Knight jacki at knightech.com.au
Wed Apr 7 10:44:36 BST 2010


>> On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 5:55 PM, John Lennard  
>> <john.c.lennard at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Umm ... I know about the one in the 1640s leading to the  
>> interregnum. What
>> else do you mean? 1688? If so, it's *far* more notable for *not*  
>> being a
>> civil war. One was expected, and didn't happen.

> On 07/04/2010, at 4:44 AM, Francis Turner wrote:
> Ok so the 2nd civil war I was thinking of was the 1745 Bonnie Prince
> Charlie one which proved to everyone that the English really didn't
> want a Stuart king and much preferred a manageable German.

And I was thinking of the much earlier one - Simon de Montfort and  
HenryIII/Edward I - that got pretty nasty before he started on the  
Scots and Welsh.

Jacki in Canberra - working my way through Simon Schama, volume 1 at  
present



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