Coronation Sussex Roosters. Who was King George.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Urbanfarmerkc, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. Urbanfarmerkc

    Urbanfarmerkc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Which King George was the Coronation made for?

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  2. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    None...the Coronation in the US is actually not the correct Coronation, as it was a Blue/Black/Splash Columbian collar on the original, not Lavender as in the Australian-based birds we have here.

    ...but that wasn't what you really wanted to know. It was King George the VI, I think.
     
  3. blackdotte

    blackdotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One George too many, George V I was told.
     
  4. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    I searched all over and found references to the 1940 range, and references to VI, so I'm going to do some real research and see what I can find.
     
  5. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Quote:You are correct. I did research about the "origin of the coronation sussex" too and found that it was a bunch of hooey. At least you found what would be the true information.

    For the life of me I couldn't imagine how someone would believe that a lavender bird could be developed and perfected in less than a year's time frame for the coronation of King George VI.

    It is quite a bit of interesting information though about how he came to be heir to the thrown since his brother abdicated to go off with the "american fluzie"....
     
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  6. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    pips&peeps :

    Quote:You are correct. I did research about the "origin of the coronation sussex" too and found that it was a bunch of hooey. At least you found what would be the true information.

    For the life of me I couldn't imagine how someone would believe that a lavender bird could be developed and perfected in less than a year's time frame for the coronation of King George VI.

    It is quite a bit of interesting information though about how he came to be heir to the thrown since his brother abdicated to go off with the "american fluzie"....

    But WHAT a love story, right?​
     
  7. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Quote:You are correct. I did research about the "origin of the coronation sussex" too and found that it was a bunch of hooey. At least you found what would be the true information.

    For the life of me I couldn't imagine how someone would believe that a lavender bird could be developed and perfected in less than a year's time frame for the coronation of King George VI.

    It is quite a bit of interesting information though about how he came to be heir to the thrown since his brother abdicated to go off with the "american fluzie"....

    But WHAT a love story, right?

    You could say he gave up everything to be with her.
     
  8. blackdotte

    blackdotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bit of history that may make things a bit clearer.
    The British Coronation Sussex was made by the introduction of blue into the Light Sussex genotype.

    The Australian Coronation Sussex came about when a mating, by a Tasmanian breeder, for meat birds of a Light Sussex X commercial broiler produced a lavender marked bird. This bird was mated back to Light Sussex and the Australian Coronation Sussex was developed over a number of years.

    Additionally at the same time the British developed the British Coronation Sussex they also developed the Coronation Orpington by way of an introduction of Speckled Sussex.
    David
     
  9. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    pips&peeps :

    Quote:But WHAT a love story, right?

    You could say he gave up everything to be with her.​

    He lost his throne and now Queen Elizabeth took over.....yep, what a love story.

    Now if Prince William would follow suit in marrying Katherine ? I doubt if he will lose his throne or his succession in getting the throne. Prince Charles is still hoping but as long the Queen is in good health, she would pass the throne on to her grandson, regardless of whom he marries.

    I think the royality is coming down to earth about being receptive about who their grandsons, William and Harry, will marry outside of the "family" pool of Windsors.
    Times are a-changing!!!!!!!

    I thought the Coronation Sussex was created not too long ago, perhaps a decade ago.
     
  10. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Quote:You could say he gave up everything to be with her.

    He lost his throne and now Queen Elizabeth took over.....yep, what a love story.

    Now if Prince William would follow suit in marrying Katherine ? I doubt if he will lose his throne or his succession in getting the throne. Prince Charles is still hoping but as long the Queen is in good health, she would pass the throne on to her grandson, regardless of whom he marries.

    I think the royality is coming down to earth about being receptive about who their grandsons, William and Harry, will marry outside of the "family" pool of Windsors.
    Times are a-changing!!!!!!!

    I thought the Coronation Sussex was created not too long ago, perhaps a decade ago.

    It wasn't that she was a commoner, but Edward gave up the throne because he wanted to marry a twice divorced American and they wouldn't agree to it. George (but he was really Albert!) was Elizabeth's father, and he married a commoner Named Elizabeth, so the Queen was named for her mother. Technically, Diana was also a commoner. It's all quite convoluted but very interesting.
     

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