Selecting coronets by rapie
Galen of Bristol
pmitchel at flash.net
Wed Oct 9 17:43:29 PDT 1996
Though I have little interest in this topic...
Gunnora Hallakarva wrote:
> The ruling is somewhere in Corpora. Or you can look at the Rialto
> FAQ, where there are copious notes about alternate methods for choosing
> crowns/coronets (the argument reoccurs about every six months on the Usenet
> newsgroup rec.org.sca).
Actually, it was in the very first Governing & Policy Decision that authorized
> The other proposal that frequently comes up on the Rialto is
> deciding crown/coronet lists by some combination of: arts and sciences,
> archery, rapier combat and chivalric combat. I seem to recall that at least
> one crown or coronet *somewhere* was based on a mix of A&S and chivalric
> combat, back in the dark ages of the Current Middle Ages... I'd have to ask
> older members to determine if that is so, or if it's a phantom idea I
> acquired while reading posts on the Rialto. The problem I have with using
> A&S to determine the list is that judging art is so subjective... whereas
> the last man or woman standing after an elimnination tourney is clear cuit
> and requires no interpretation.
> The Principality of the Mists, back in A.S. XV or so, had such a tourney; it
was won by Sir Maythen of Elfhaven, the first woman to win a Coronet Tourney.
And I agree with Gunnora's objections to this sort of list.
> Gunnora Hallakarva
> Ek eigi visa (th)ik hversu o(dh)lask Lofstirrlauf-Kruna
> heldr hversu na Hersis-A(dh)al
Viscount Galen of Bristol, KSCA, CSM, etc. (now upgraded with ASTA!)
Paul Mitchell, pmitchel at flash.net / "noblesse oblige"
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