I would think that VIII should be among the answers for the Henry The Eighth question.

Mary Anne

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8 October 2017

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I would think that VIII should be among the answers for the Henry The Eighth question.

This question relates to:
French lesson "Ordinal and cardinal numbers - differences between French and English usages"

Ron

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9 October 2017

9/10/17

Bonsoir Mary Anne, I can certainly understand why it would appear that way; however, in French it is a little different. Here is the explanation from the lesson: «Notice that cardinal numbers (deux, trois, quatre...) are used for royalty where ordinals (second, third, fourth...) are used in English, except for 1st = Ier / premier:» Given this explanation, Henry VIII (The Eighth) would become Henry huit. I hope that you find this useful and that the answer covers you question. Bonne chance et bonne continuation,

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