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Sun Jun 6, 2021, 08:22 PM

Harry and Meghan wlecome their baby girl -- and her name is a royal tribute

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Reply Harry and Meghan wlecome their baby girl -- and her name is a royal tribute (Original post)
mahatmakanejeeves Jun 6 OP
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Sun Jun 6, 2021, 10:44 PM

1. Was going to go in a different direction, but sticking to the "royal tribute" will

try to get the tweet's joke? below. But first, my twisted take:

I see the naming of the kid as at least potentially a DIG, a preempting of the names, one-upmanship at the "royal" relatives. The "royals" have no power over their supposed "subjects," so all they can do is to bow or snub one another in the pecking order game.

About the "haemophilia"/royal tribute:


Haemophilia figured prominently in the history of European royalty in the 19th and 20th centuries. Britain's Queen Victoria, through two of her five daughters, Princess Alice and Princess Beatrice, passed the mutation to various royal houses across the continent, including the royal families of Spain, Germany, and Russia. Victoria's youngest son Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, also suffered from the disease, though none of her three elder sons did. For this reason, haemophilia B was once popularly called "the royal disease". Tests on the remains of the Romanov imperial family show that the specific form of haemophilia passed down by Queen Victoria was probably the relatively rare Haemophilia B.[1] ....


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