Greetings to the List...
I am also a new subscriber and have not as yet created my Japanese name. I
am also a court Baroness and am curious as to how to incorporate the
These questions then would be directed to Solveig.......
- During what time period was -gozen used as a form of address?
- How would the term "kuni no miyatsuko" be used? Does it follow the
family/clan name or the personal name? Would I use it to introduce
myself, or is it used as -dono would be used, by others when they address
Also must ditto all the wonderful things that have been said about the Sword
and Chrysanthemum event - it was amazing!! Very much looking forward to some
> Message: 7
> Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 23:22:00 -0400
> From: Barbara Nostrand <nostrand@...>
> Subject: Re: Hello List :)
> Noble Cousin!
> Greetings from Solveig! Most Japanese titles are not sexed. Therefore,
> depending upon your period and approach to recreating titles in the
> Society seveal titles are possible. As I recall, you might be a shugo
> or possibly a kuni no miyatsuko.
> Both -gozen and -sama appear to be of more recent providence than -dono.
> In particular, -gozen appears to have been used during a fairly restricted
> period of time.
> Your Humble Servant
> Solveig Throndardottir
> Amateur Scholar>