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Re: [albanach] Digest Number 565

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  • Michael England
    Have you read The Steel Bonnets by Fraser? It covers the last three hundred years of border history before the King went South to take the English throne.
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      Have you read "The Steel Bonnets" by Fraser? It covers the last three
      hundred years of border history before the King went South to take the
      English throne.
      Ranulf (Another mundane Border, my mother has both Scott and Elliot along
      with Dawson, MacLean, Stuart and Sinclare.)
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      Subject: [albanach] Digest Number 565


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      > 1. Borders 1298
      > From: "Johan de Foderingeye" <harriotsfield@...>
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      > Date: Wed, 01 Oct 2003 16:09:06 -0000
      > From: "Johan de Foderingeye" <harriotsfield@...>
      > Subject: Borders 1298
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      > Greetings and salutations,
      > I've been watching the site for a few days and think that you may
      > be able to help me. My SCA persona is the holder of Herriotsfield,
      > just north east of Ancrum, Roxburghshire. The reason for this choice
      > is that it was the family home until about 1950. My father uncovered
      > flint arrow heads from both the battles of Roxburgh and Ancrum Moor.
      > Needless to say it was a no brainer for my persona. I have developed
      > a rather complete persona except for one major point. If I hold the
      > land from my overlord for services rendered as a scribe/
      > administrator, who would be my overlord? I am tentatively using my
      > lord the Earl of Buccleuch ( the Buccleuch Arms is a really nice
      > place to eat and drink in St. Boswells).
      > I know that this is a very specific request but, it's one that
      > will really add to my persona.
      > Secondly as a secondary persona I have a 1550 persona ( love the
      > garb) who is trying to decide which family to support. All the local
      > reivers are my ancestors in the mundane world.
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      > Thanks for your thoughtful considerations,
      > Johan de Foderingeye del Starleaf Gate
      > (Dave Aitken)
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