ansteorra V1 #127

R. Michael Litchfield litch at
Fri Aug 11 13:59:42 PDT 1995

>>From: litch at (R. Michael Litchfield)
>>>...they have different priorities from those of the heralds.
>>...heralds who have this mental block...
>>...We should record people's heraldry without regard to periodicity, or rather
>>with only period style being encouraged but NOT required.
>Just a quick paradigm check.  I hear you say that you don't feel that period
>styles or conventions should be required for officially registering arms in
>the SCA.  Is that what you meant to say?  If so, does this creative freedom
>extend to costuming, names, fighiting styles, etc?

Isn't that already the case?

No one requires you to fight in period style, nor to wear period costumes
fabricated with period methods using period materials. We instead encourage
it strongly, lead by example, etc. ad nauseum.

>Just making sure I didn't misunderstand.
>I remain Yours, etc.
>Antonio Bastiano
>or cmwalden at


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