Where did you study all that stuff?I was actually in the only class to study medieval history at A Level.
I can wax lyrical about the Battle of Hastings, Otto the Schismatic, The Varangians etc
I then went on to read Classics but specialised in Byzantine shit so covered up to that period from pre civilisation again over the other side.
I know my medieval shit
You still can not grasp the basic thing that a man staking a claim on a throne is not a country. You are really struggling with this.
No it isn't alright to hang out a serving officer out to dry when his superiors and those instructing his superiors face nothing.
Are you a British citizen - like your parents almost certainly were at birth?