Re: Sumptuary Laws
> dubious. And peers' circlets are just right out ....What's a peer's circlet?
> this isn't a good idea. But a lot of the time, it just seems likerude.
> sumptuary laws are just an excuse for small-minded people to be
I agree. I've had it explained to me elsewhere that such laws "add
to the ambiance, and help with the feel and..." I dunno. I think
it's just another way to add snobbery and such to events.
- The Courtesans in Venice wore Pearls even though they were strictly for
nobility and clergy.. the fine for doing such an act is compared to todays
speeding tickets... you generally pay the fine but Keep speeding... the
Courtesans paid their fines and wore pearls anyway.
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