Post by Ray Baldwin Post by Debra Lind
I like flugal lord best! Lol!
Nah! Bob being Bob and all that, I reckon it's "frugal" lord.
If I remember my Western Civ 101 correctly (and I probably don't), in
the middle ages, the eldest son of a feudal lord was usually
automatically the heir to his fathers lands and fortune. However,
times being what they were, it was very difficult for a son to make
his own fortune in the world. He sure as hell wasn't going to work in
the fields with the peasants. If he could make his own fortune, it
was usually through warefare and plundering. So the eldest son of a
lord would sometimes spend decades wandering around Europe, looking
for trouble or trying to avoid it, waiting for his father to keel so
that he could collect his inheritance. This would tie in well with
the next line in "Floater" about his father having "more lives than a
I think the line in SFTS is either futile horn or funeral horn. I
haven't listened to it in a while.