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From: "Vickie Elam White" <>
Subject: Re: Amie de Gaveston Rebuttal - Part 4: A Damsel's Life
Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2003 21:37:18 -0500
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Renia wrote --

>In other words, Piers would have had similar arms to his father but with
>some difference to show that he was a son, not the father himself. But
>the difference would not have been to go from cows to eagles, but to add
>a marked line, for example, through the cows, so that the cows move

Is it possible that Edward II granted Piers these new arms at the
same time as he granted the earldom of Cornwall? Perhaps Edward II
thought that eagles were more "worthy"of his favorite than cows?

Vickie Elam White

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