[LMB] (Supposed) feudal nonsense

Peter Granzeau pgranzeau at cox.net
Thu Nov 4 16:55:52 GMT 2010


At 07:38 AM 11/4/2010, Howard Brazee wrote:

>On Nov 3, 2010, at 9:54 PM, William A Wenrich wrote:
>
>> Howard Brazee wrote:
>> 
>> We usually judge a leader who survived a war as great, but the leader that
>> avoided the war gets forgotten.
>> ==========================================
>> Yet if the war came anyway and was worse for coming later, the war avoider
>> will be vilified.
>
>
>The "and was worse for coming later" is speculation. 
>
>This thread mentioned Chamberlain.   Do you have other examples?

I have read that Edward VII was instrumental in avoiding a general European war during his reign --Unfortunately, he was gone by 1914, and the Great War resulted.


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