Evolution of SCA: wasDrunk and Dis.

Burke McCrory bmccrory at mercury.oktax.state.ok.us
Fri Dec 6 07:13:42 PST 1996

At 06:17 AM 12/6/96 -0800, you wrote:
>dentim at mail.myriad.net wrote:
>> Greetings!
>> HE Sir  Galen  mused.....
>> >Heraldic display is more common.  A&S standards and standards of
>> >in combat are much better.  Courts are far more grand.  Events are more
>> >elaborate.  Generally, things are much better today than they were,
>> >we've all tried so hard to improve things.
>> Do you feel that these changes are more authentic than before. Obviously
>> everyone has period pavilions and handstitched garb but overall,do you
>> people are more educated than in the past?
>>            ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>Oh yes!  In heraldry, A&S, armoring, period fighting techniques, and mastery
>of SCA combat techniques.
>Also, Gunnora is certainly right about round shields.  I won Coronet Tourney
>in Drachenwald with a 24" round shield; today I fight with a heater.  I hate
>rectangular shields!
>- Galen

Shields??? who had shields.....one of the reasons that several fighters in
got so good at florintine was we only had one shield in the whole shire!! 

Burke McCrory
Sir Burke Kyriell MacDonald
burkemc at ionet.net

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