Corpora (was Re: Selecting coronets by rapier)
psobaka at mail.myriad.net
Thu Oct 10 03:30:02 PDT 1996
>> Actually, it was in the very first Governing & Policy Decision that
>> authorized "Period Fencing".
>That wording is a bit ambiguous; I first read it as meaning G&PD #1,
>not as the first one dealing with rapier combat. The full wording is
> 5. RAPIER FIGHTING IN THE SOCIETY (September 1979, revised July 1989)
> The Board acknowledges period rapier combat as an ancillary
> activity of the Society when properly supervised by the Marshals
> and when approved by individual kingdoms.
> Rapier combat may take place within a kingdom only by rules
> established by the Marshallate of that kingdom and after the
> approval of those rules by the Marshal of the Society. The Board
> directs the Marshal of the Society to formulate guidelines for
> rapier combat within the Society.
> Rapier combat, not having been part of formal tournament
> combat in the Middle Ages, shall not be a part of formal
> tournament lists for royal ranks and armigerous titles.
If I read that correctly then archery could be used to select cornets.
Hay I could win Crown, maybe this spliting the Kingdom into thirds is not
such a bad idea :-) ;-) .
Plachoya Sobaka a most insignificant archer in Ravens Fort
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