tonight’s research thought

Dear Your Royal Highness Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Dowager Princess of Wales,

Lady, if your coat of arms looks like this, perhaps it’s time to put down the quarterings and celebrate your ancestry some other way.

Though admittedly you’re not half so bad as the Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenvilles.


A Writer On An Ultimately Pointless Diversion Through Wikipedia

0 Responses to “tonight’s research thought”

  1. wishwords

    Whoa. O_O My eyes hurt.

    • lady_jade_01

      My brain hurts trying to figure out where to bloody START reading the family tree…makes me wonder what the field looks like *laugh*

  2. celestineangel

    Step away from the Wikipedia! Do we need to send someone in to drag you out?

    At least it’s not TV Tropes.

  3. unforth

    There’s something…busy…about it.

    At least it distantly implies she’s not super inbred, since so many families contributed to her blood line… 🙂

  4. icedrake

    See, at that point, you just replace your coat of arms with this:

  5. beccastareyes

    Well, it would make an awesome quilt.

  6. maribou

    I’m concerned that I actually find the 2nd one aesthetically pleasing.

    *eyes her own sense of aesthetics dubiously*

  7. squishymeister

    wow….you’d think they could have at least prettied them up a bit with unicorns!!!

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