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Re: [Authentic_SCA] Is a "Court Barony" period?

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  • Chris Laning
    ... Not at that period, as far as I know. Late in our period (IIRC) it became the fashion for older knights, most of whom were knighted for prowess on the
    Message 1 of 6 , Jul 23, 2011
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      On Jul 21, 2011, at 11:58 PM, Catherine Holcombe of Arden wrote:

      > Just wondering if there is any historical evidence that a Barony was "awarded" to a worthy couple for doing great deeds? I'm thinking of 12th Century "England-ish"...


      Not at that period, as far as I know.

      Late in our period (IIRC) it became the fashion for older knights, most of whom were knighted for prowess on the battlefield, to look down their noses and sniff at the newer "carpet knights", who were knighted for other forms of service.

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