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17046Re: [SCA Newcomers] Re: Pirates

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  • Ian Green
    Mar 11, 2013
      :-)

      One might note that the Thieves of Hearts are NOT pirates but we do have a
      ship. The Privateers (as they have a letter of Marque from King Dag,) do
      have some overlap with the Thieves of Hearts. For the average person the
      difference is rather imperceptible.

      If you want the chemise pirate, go for it! Just dial back from the 1660s
      to the 1590s. Sir Francis Drake (1540 � 27 January 1596) was knighted to
      tick off the Spanish Crown who had demanded the arrest of the pirate
      Francis Drake because he was so darned effective in destroying the Spanish
      ships. The English Crown summoned him and then Knighted him for his work
      on behalf of the crown.

      Or so the story goes.

      THL Ian the Green, Captain in the Thieves of Hearts, NOT A PIRA...er
      PRIVATEER.



      On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 6:38 PM, Lesli H <mythwren@...> wrote:

      > **
      >
      >
      > Oh, I think there are places for a personality like yours! Focus more on
      > "when" you would like your persona to be living. Are you a Viking? Are you
      > a Conquistador? Something inbetween from a culture other than Norse or
      > Spanish?
      >
      > How do you feel about pointy sticks? Do you practice rapier? We have
      > excellent fencers in the SCA. In my barony, such a group called The Thieves
      > of Hearts even have a pirate ship bar (not really era-accurate, just for
      > funsies), but they are quite serious about their craft.
      >
      > What other interests do you have that would lend themselves to your chosen
      > persona? Do you like to sew? Are you a leather worker? Do you work with
      > metal casting? Can you cook, brew, paint, forge? Do you sing, perform, tell
      > a good story?
      >
      > Find a group in your area and talk to them. You may have more fun than you
      > imagined.
      >
      > Medb Mactireban
      > Deputy Chatelaine, Barony of Ayreton, Midlands, Middle Kingdom
      >
      > ----------------------------------------------------------
      > What's your dream? What are you going to do about it?
      >
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      --
      Yours In Service,

      THLord Ian the Green

      "Veritatem resistit simplicitate"

      My Blog <http://scribescribbling.wordpress.com/>


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