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From: Renia <>
Subject: Re: Amie de Gaveston Rebuttal - Part 4: A Damsel's Life
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2003 18:42:10 +0200
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Vickie Elam White wrote:
> Renia wrote --
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>>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
>>position.
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> 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?

That could be the case. I gave the URL for the PRO ref for the document
granting the Earldom. Some info may be available in that.

Renia

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