Recent content by MBerco

  1. Stupid Luck and Happenstance, Thread III

    Man wanted to go out with a bang.
  2. Albion Rising: A Henry Frederick Timeline

    He may become conniving and scheming in the future, but as long as he keeps the best interest of the Kingdoms of England and Scotland in mind when he is advancing his position, then carry on. Scheming is only a bad thing when it advances the interests of a rival nation.
  3. Crown Imperial: An Alt British Monarchy

    If he now has the revenues of the Duchy of Cornwall, shouldn't he be in a much better financial situation?
  4. Albion Rising: A Henry Frederick Timeline

    They could also use it as an opportunity to drum up Scottish support for the Act of Union that James is planning. They would also need to do the same in England. Hopefully an earlier union with broad public support is on more equal terms than that of otl.
  5. A Queen Twice Over: Mary Tudor the Elder Marries Francis I of France

    And Charles hates Marguerite.
  6. Albion Rising: A Henry Frederick Timeline

    He might be middle gentry in Scotland but when has that ever mattered to the English. It was the term that fit best. He’s a man so mistress didn’t fit and I couldn’t think of anything else.
  7. Albion Rising: A Henry Frederick Timeline

    Aside from the period typical homophobia, it’s also just the fact that Carr is the king’s side piece and is using that to enrich himself. He’s a commoner who is sleeping with the king and advancing himself. It’s the same reason why people hated Anne Boleyn and Elizabeth Woodville.
  8. Stupid Luck and Happenstance, Thread III

    Regardless of whatever hang-ups Kiki may or may not have, a large part of her retreating to feed Nina is probably about her being worried about some photographer with a telescopic lens getting a picture of her boobs.
  9. An Heir To Rule

    But keep in mind that ITTL his brother Edmund is alive. And after the Pope Annika his marriage and declares his daughters illegitimate, Edmund is Henry’s heir until he has legitimate children.
  10. Stupid Luck and Happenstance, Thread III

    Of course she would
  11. A Queen Twice Over: Mary Tudor the Elder Marries Francis I of France

    I'm hoping her end something completely ridiculous like she throws a tantrum and storms off. Then maybe she gets kicked in the head by a horse, or a chandelier falls on her. Just something humiliating.
  12. Stupid Luck and Happenstance, Thread III

    That’s the thing about the British. Why send the Royal Navy in the future if you can use Chile to do the dirty work. Especially as they were going to invade at some point anyway thanks to the US.
  13. Stupid Luck and Happenstance, Thread III

    In other words, the British have decided that Argentina is getting a little too strong and wanted them distracted and weakened from fighting Chile and Brazil. All this so an economically prosperous and stable democratic Argentina doesn’t decide to claim the Falklands.
  14. The last Hanover

    It wasn’t so much a crisis ittl as a brief impasse followed swiftly by a compromise
  15. The last Hanover

    POD?
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