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Tudor for a boy

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TwoBigNorks Fri 01-Aug-08 11:01:22

What do you think of this name I cam across last week?

Tudor

Elmosgirl Fri 01-Aug-08 11:01:52

I hate it.

geordieminx Fri 01-Aug-08 11:01:54

no

cornsilk Fri 01-Aug-08 11:02:18

a BIG FAT NO.

edam Fri 01-Aug-08 11:02:48

It's a Welsh name pron. (IIRC) something like Tidder. (Welsh MNers will probably come on and correct me now...) You'd get a lot of comments about Henry VIII - imagine the father of the bride speech on his wedding day...

HumphreyPillow Fri 01-Aug-08 11:03:32

Goes nicely with Rose as a second name.

Shitehawk Fri 01-Aug-08 11:12:40

I knew a man called Tudor once. He was an actor/director, rather effeminate, bit of a luvvie, and the name actually suited him down to the ground.

Not sure that's the effect you'd be looking for though.

moondog Fri 01-Aug-08 11:14:17

Not far off Edam. smile
It's sort of Tiddir.
I like it Welsh style not English though as instantly think of Ten Pole Tudor.

edam Fri 01-Aug-08 11:15:13

And what's wrong with Swords of a Thousand Men, exactly, MD? <hard stare>

aGalChangedHerName Fri 01-Aug-08 11:16:05

Awful lol

moondog Fri 01-Aug-08 11:16:13

Nowt.
I bloody love it actually. grin Have feeling could be a good gym song for iPod.

cornsilk Fri 01-Aug-08 11:17:04

Swords of a thousand men is a top tune!

edam Fri 01-Aug-08 11:17:56

I met Ed Tudor Pole once. Top man but you can see the results of years of sex, drugs and rock and roll...

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moondog Fri 01-Aug-08 11:19:13

Really?? grin
Isn't he actually real life nobility or summat? Ah, reminds me of being in boarding schools, playing singles on the Dansetter in the rec.

JT Fri 01-Aug-08 11:19:43

What do I think?

thoughtless parents
poor kid

edam Fri 01-Aug-08 11:25:30

I think he's a public school boy and if Tudor Pole really is his surname then he probably is descended from yer genuine aristrocrats - the Poles were a jolly important family in the 16th century (I had a thing about the Tudors during my teenage years).

moondog Fri 01-Aug-08 11:27:01

Ooh me too. History A level. What I don't know about Tudors is noone's business. perkin Warbeck?? Bring him on!!

edam Fri 01-Aug-08 11:28:33

Also did History 'A' but sadly there was no Tudor option. So I did the Stuarts - was as close as I could get.

Hated The Other Boleyn Girl, btw. Horrible biased nonsense.

Booboobedoo Fri 01-Aug-08 11:29:11

I quite like it.

But then I have Welsh Hankerings.

DH does a disgusted little cough whenever I mention the name Taliesin.

Probably for the best.

moondog Fri 01-Aug-08 11:30:07

Taliesin is a lovely name.

moondog Fri 01-Aug-08 11:30:46

Was it crap? Though it would have been.

EffiePerine Fri 01-Aug-08 11:31:31

no

what next, Plantagenet?

edam Fri 01-Aug-08 11:31:44

Ooh, I really like Taliesin. Would be a tad tricky as we live in England, though (and both dh and I are English, really - our fathers are Welsh). So I gave ds a Welsh name that is easy for English people to deal with.

edam Fri 01-Aug-08 11:32:26

Yup, the book was bad and the film was ten times worse. Thought it might at least look interesting as a visual spectacle but no.

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