Re: [SCA Newcomers] honor for non-fighters (was: hierarchy)
- On 8/21/07, Coblaith Mhuimhneach <Coblaith@...> wrote:
> A lot of non-fighters (and rapier fighters) find grating the fact thatThere is the Barony of the Western Seas (Hawaii) which alternates
> the sovereign is chosen by rite of combat, but so far as I know no one
> has been able to come up with a viable alternative. And, frankly,
> while being a king or queen is an honor, it's not the one I'd be most
> interested in. It says, "I meet certain minimum requirements and
> either fight well or have successfully persuaded someone who fights
> well to name me as consort." Being a pelican or laurel says much, much
> more. (Not that I aspire to either of those, really, but if I were
> going to pick something to go after. . .)
between a heavy weapons tourney and an A&S competition for the posts
of Baron and Baroness. I can't see that winning an A&S competition
makes you any more worthy to rule than winning a heavy weapons
tournament, but at least it opens the field up to more people.
If you can't get rid of them ugly old skeletons in the closet, at least teach
'em how to dance funny. Billy C. Wirtz
- Not here, but I hear that another kingdom has had a
Queen in her own right.
I just happen to think it's cool that Ansteorra had
--- Jeff Suzuki <jeff_suzuki@...> wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Bulgarelli
> Maria <scarlettmb@...>
> > And that kingdom was ...
> > The Stellar Kingdom of Ansteorra. The first
> > to have a Queen by her own right.
> Out of curiosity, have there been others?