Rodlox wrote: > ----- Original Message ----- > From: Joe <[log in to unmask]> > To: <[log in to unmask]> > Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2004 10:46 PM > Subject: Re: CHAT National toponyms ( > >>Well, England and Scotland aren't Kingdoms. The Act of Union dealt with >>that. Northern Ireland is all that remains of the ex-Kingdom of >>Ireland, though that was also stripped of its Kingdomhood in 1801. > > because some Irish sided with Napoleon? *curious* Nope, there were a lot of reasons, but mainly to finalise its integration with the rest of the UK. Nothing to do with Napoleon. -- Keith Gaughan -- talideon.com The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.