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Re: MR: Gentles of the Rose

Poster: Tanner Lovelace <lovelace@netcom.com>

On Mon, 30 Sep 1996, Dave Montuori wrote:

> On Mon, 30 Sep 1996, Alfredo el Bufon wrote:
> > > Good Gentles of the Rose...
> > 
> > I beleive this salutation is properly used when
> > addressing only Countesses and Duchesses.
> > Or am I mistaken?
> You must be mistaken. The Order of the Rose includes a Duke.
> D&R, Evan.
Isn't it the order of those who have been consorts of
Atlantia at one point?  Therefore, if the lady of a
duke won the crown, the duke would end up joining the order
of the Rose.

How about "Good Gentles of the Merry Rose," or does that have
too many syllables?

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             |/      Per chevron argent and azure, a wolf passant 
             |     sable between three compass roses counterchanged.

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