So I know I tweeted that I was going to watch football all day but I just couldn’t stay away from the writing / editing. The Scribblerati have always had a problem with my King Benedict character being a king and I’ve known for a while that I needed to come up with a different title for him.
And here I am with no more time left to procrastinate. Enter wikipedia.
It wasn’t a new title for Benedict that was a problem. That one’s easy: duke. But what then would I do with Duke Alfred? Make him a Baron? Count? Viceroy? Long story short, I discovered something new: Marquess.
A Marquess rules a land that borders a hostile neighbor, which is exactly what a Marquess Alfred would need to do.
PS Am I the only one who didn’t know that?