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Terra guerre or Terra bellum[edit]

Hi - saw your query about this on my talk page. The exact quote from Lydon (1994, p. 152) is as follows: "The official terminology used in thirteenth century governmental records explains this division in another and even more meaningful way. The mountains, for reasons which will become clear later, are always referred to as 'land of war' (terra guerre), while the settled lowlands were in the 'land of peace' (terra pacis) or the 'march' (marcia), that frontier area in between. These terms vividly describe, from the perspective of Dublin, the realities of life in medieval Wicklow. They were in common use all over the lordship, instantly recognisable for what they represented".

The late James Francis Lydon is a very reputable source as the one time emeritus professor of medieval history at Trinity College Dublin. It is clear from the text he is quoting from a primary source. I don't know enough medieval history to explain why Latin and French words are mixed although I would speculate that thirteenth century French may have been rather different from modern French and may have contained more Latin, which is its root language, compared with today.

Hope that clears things up - Joe King (talk) 22:20, 30 May 2012 (UTC)

comprehensible organization of information[edit]

This edit doesn't seem like a good way to organize information: You left the article in a state where the very first paragraph still said he was scheduled to be executed on October 3rd, with nothing to qualify or contradict that statement, and then put a statement about a stay of execution at the bottom of the article where it will never be seen by people who just read the first paragraph. I think in order to make the information comprehensible to casual viewers, the current situation needs to be clear at the beginning. (I've done some further edits to achieve that.) Michael Hardy (talk) 02:15, 5 October 2012 (UTC)

Sorry, I added this information in order to update the article , and hoping more en:WP familiar editors would feel free to developp the information (I am always afraid to make some errors in articles as I am not an english-native). Furthermore, I had always been told on fr:WP that sources should not be in the lead, and that the lead is a resume of other parts. So, I understand the rules are not the same. But would you have prefer I did not update this article? Well, thanks for your help whatever I don't feel your message very fair or friendly. Deuxtroy (talk) 12:09, 5 October 2012 (UTC)

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Books and Bytes

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