Re: [SCA Newcomers] Re: Pirates
- That's our intent.
I have an excellent contact for this topic, and I will get you his
(Who is at work and intiially signed this with his mundane name.)
On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 1:37 PM, An American <mrrjessup1@...> wrote:
> I like the sound of privater. I have my research cut out but by the mostly
> friendly responses to my inquiry I am sure I will find a place for myself
> with in the SCA. thanks for making me feel welcome.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Ian Green <ianthegreen01@...> wrote:
> > :-)
> > One might note that the Thieves of Hearts are NOT pirates but we do have
> > 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
> > 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.
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