Posted by Amy on December 05, 1997 at 17:15:41:
In response to Earl's sons and daugthers, written by Constanza on December 05, 1997 at 15:29:59
] I am reading Trollope's Dr. Thorne and an earl's daughters are referred to as Ladies but his sons (other than the first one) are called Honourables. Is that correct? Shouldn't they be called Lords too?
I couldn't make that compute for the longest time, either, Constanza. And it doesn't; it's just a quirk. She the listing on HC's pages below.
PS Just found this awful editorialising of JA on a biography review page mentioned by a newbie
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