Re: [Authentic_SCA] Re: Sumptuary Laws
- At 9:37 AM -0600 4/1/03, Amy L. Hornburg Heilveil wrote:
>At 08:20 AM 4/1/2003 -0700, you wrote:Yeah -- in period it also served as revenue enhancement. At least
>>But a lot of the time, it just seems like
>>sumptuary laws are just an excuse for small-minded people to be rude.
>And was it more than that in period?
the SCA doesn't fine people for breaking sumptuary laws. :)
Heather Rose Jones
- 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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