Peerage authorities have been called upon to determine if genetic material could be used to determine who should inherit the Pringle of Stichill baronetcy.
The Queen herself referred the case to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.
The little-known court of top judges will rule on whether DNA evidence can lawfully be used to settle the issue of the hereditary title.
If approved, the use of DNA evidence in cases relating to hereditary titles could have far reaching consequences if 'pretenders' with genetic evidence of their birth right begin to emerge.And to imagine Jeremy Corbin wasn't thrilled with the opportunity to join the Privy Council.
The Glidd of Glood, quite frankly, sounds less ridiculous, than the Pringle of Stichill.