Re: sumptuary laws
- --- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, Deroch <alsnchap@t...> wrote:
> Could someone tell me if there are, indeed, sumptuary laws in theWe don't have any that go beyond the Society-wide restrictions.
> East Kingdom aside from the matter who can wear crowns? If so,
> where might I find them?
"The East Kingdom does not have any sumptuary laws, or laws governing
what regalia or garments may be worn by various members of the
populace, beyond those found in the Society's governing documents.
Regalia that is reserved across the Known World, such as Ducal
coronets, or knights' belts, is still reserved in the East, but the
Kingdom does not have any rules of its own. The badges of the
various orders should only be worn by the members thereof,
obviously." - Mistress Caitlin Davies, East Kingdom Order of
We do have some degree of the belt-color tradition that seems to be
creeping in all over the place, but most of the time people are
capable of being reasonable about it -- unless the belt color in
question is red or white, either one of which is almost guaranteed to
get you snarky questions.