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'Baron de Wassenaër' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 103-814
most recent 1 AUG 17 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 1 AUG 17 by Sambolingo
Available from - Old Market Farm
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Discussion id : 50-040
most recent 27 NOV 10 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 27 NOV 10 by Jay-Jay
Why are the two dots on the e in Wassenaër? Wassenaer is the old Dutch spelling for the town of Wassenaar. I couldn't find references to justify the use of the two dots.
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Reply #1 of 2 posted 27 NOV 10 by jedmar
We have added some early references with the spelling "Wassenaër". While you are correct that in Dutch it is "Wassenaer", the French spell the name with ë, which Verdier seems to have followed.
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Reply #2 of 2 posted 27 NOV 10 by Jay-Jay
Thank You Jedmar; and French, as a language, was chique those days!
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