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  •  This is the Prince Edward who said he.. (2+ / 0-)
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    pittie70, KenBee

    ...wanted to form a TV production company (after being a 'gofer' for Andrew LLoyd-Weber for a spell), and promised that he would NOT make any films about the Royal Family...and then proceeded to do ONLY that. Please note that he is the ONLY Prince, of this generation, who has not been awarded a Dukedom.

    'Per Ardua Ad Astra'

    by shortfinals on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 05:13:30 PM PST

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    •  Made me go look (1+ / 0-)
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      Had no immediate recollection of who he was.  I'd guess he PO'ed the old man by not staying in the military.

      “that our civil rights have no dependence on our religious opinions, any more than our opinions in physics or geometry.” Thomas Jefferson

      by markdd on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 08:45:08 PM PST

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      •  You do NOT quit the Royal Marines.... (1+ / 0-)
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        ...initial course, because you can't hack it, you keep going until you are 'carried out on your shield' or fail on medical grounds. I think that they wanted another branch of the Services with a Royal in it. Can't even THINK why they thought the Royal Marines would be suitable - he might have just about made it through Sandhurst and into the Army, but the initial Marine training is brutal........

        'Per Ardua Ad Astra'

        by shortfinals on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 08:55:03 PM PST

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