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50418Re: Digest Number 2874

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  • Marc Carlson
    May 19, 2005
      --- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, Erik Hansen <asbjorneh@g...> wrote:
      > [Deleted all those parts where he explains this isn't his position,
      but one he is just reporting]
      > 1. The SCA recreates tournament melee's not battle. Archery was
      > very rare in any form of tournament combat, and seems to have been
      > only a very early occurrence (late 12th century), and so is not
      > appropriate.

      Then why do the kingdoms fight "Wars"?

      > 2. The SCA recreates the chivalric upper class culture of Europe.
      > In this culture it was relatively rare for even the lower nobility
      > to use archery, so it is not appropriate.

      This must be why it's inappropriate for me to even attend basic SCA
      functions :) Diarmaid is certainly not a member of the Chivalric
      upper classes, and God knows *I* mot :)

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