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, Michael Wood <takayama_hara@y...> wrote:
> Since we are on the subject of names, how does the SCA
> feel about family names that are already taken.
Well, in order to register a name, you have to have something that's
documentable to a specific period/culture, so using an existing family
name that you can prove existed before 1600 is a good idea. You just
can't claim to be an actual historic personage. Takeda Shingen is
After three years of a Really Bad Pun for a nickname, I'm currently
toying with Saionji no Hanae.....
Makiwara, Province of the Mists, West