My English ancestors started departing for these shores in the 1840s, which means you think I would have gotten over the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.
There are no shortage of bad branches who will not be mentioned, but the Queen and Prince-Consort were neither. And now the latter has died.
He was a man with no filter, for good and ill. But more for the good. His generation kept the lights from going out in Europe and the world, and disregard for the new pieties instituted by succeeding generations should not be held against his. They were up to the task in a time of horror, whereas I doubt the succeeding ones are aware of what is coming, let alone capable of getting through it.
I loved the guy and will miss him. May God rest his soul.