[LMB] monarchy on Barrayar
azurite at rogers.com
Mon Nov 8 14:27:40 GMT 2010
--- On Sat, 11/6/10, Laura Gallagher <celticdragonfly at gmail.com> wrote:
> Not always true for B. Various monarchies at various
> times and places have had physical qualifications - the
> most common one, of course, is a Y chromosome and the physical
> expression of same.
My comments were meant to be 'generally speaking'; I still think the circumstances I cited are generally true, though you can find cases where here are any number of exceptions.
> But there have
> also been some that required various degrees of good
> physical condition,
Interesting. What cases are you thinking of?
> and a deformity or mutilating injury could
> disqualify an heir.
I'm intrigued. When and where?
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