Re Ansteopality

Matthew R. Popalisky mpopali at
Thu Oct 17 15:27:44 PDT 1996

On 17 Oct 1996, Mark Harris wrote:

> > We could then have border wars with Elfsea, Steppes, Stargate,
> > Bordermarch, and others to claim their Cantons, Colleges, or unclaimed
> > lands.
> But we don't NEED to have principalities to do this.
> About six years ago there was a small war between Steppes and
> Bryn Gwlad called the Moustache War. This was only my third SCA
> event, but I remember it as a fun event with a lot of enthusiasm
> on both sides.
> The whole "war" was arranged over a silly arguement over the baron's
> moustaches, so that there would be none of the politics of inter-
> principality conflicts. Unfortuantely, some still found or created 
> politics in this event.
> I think we should be able to solve this desire for regional competition
> without resorting to principalities to do it.
> Anybody for a small intra-kingdom war?

I seem to remember the first Valor I went to had some big melee-type
battle where I *think* one of the ex-canton shires fought its old barony
to retain its independence.

Then there's always that grand ol' tradition we just call Lillies...I
liked the Summer Queens vs. Winter Queens myself.


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