"Upset" & other nomenological phenomena
flanigan at OHIOU.EDU
Tue Nov 19 19:06:32 UTC 2002
At 10:49 AM 11/19/2002 -0800, you wrote:
> > I don't know if there is a rule that a King of England must
> > use his first given name, although as far as I know it is
> > customary to do so, e.g. Edward Albert Christian George
> > Andrew Patrick David became (temporarily) King Edward
> > VIII, although he was generally known in private life as
> > "David". On the other hand, Alexandrina Victoria of
> > Hanover became Queen Victoria.
>George VI, christened Albert Arthur Frederick George and known as "Bertie"
>in private life, selected George upon his coronation. Victoria requested
>that no future king ever use the name Albert out of respect for her dear
>I believe the "rule" is that the monarch can select any one of his or her
>given names to rule under.
So now we just have Prince Albert in the can. . . .
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