Someone whose claim to inheritance cannot be set aside, apart from a change in a will or an early death.
Fact of the Day
There was no greater shame for a Frankish nobleman than to be seen carrying a dog.
Quote of the Day
"Madam, I have whipped his arse; you may kiss it if you please. "
~ Buchanan, the young James VI of Scotland's tutor, after being upbraided for punishing his charge
On This Day
1940 Winston Churchill orders the evacuation of the BEF from Dunkirk. Operation Dynamo begins.