ANST - Long Courts, Loud Populace
tmcd at crl.com
Wed Jul 30 21:07:45 PDT 1997
On Wed, 30 Jul 1997, Gunnora Hallakarva <gunnora at bga.com> chewed out
someone for public rudeness. However, publicly correcting someone's
manners uninvited is ALSO rude, so I could then chew out *Gunnora* for
*her* being rude, except then *I'd* be rude, so let's call the whole
> It is impossible to pay attention when you are bored, can't hear
> anything anyway, ...
I concur with the other opinion: there's usually no reason to wait in
court if you're miserable. Unfortunately, peers (say, Laurels) do
have to wait if a member of their order is being inducted ... at the
end of court.
> The oaths of fealty can be en-masse, with the herald loudly calling
> out the words of the Crown. If individuals wish to swear a
> different oath, they should make time to do it with the Crown later.
In period terms, I think oaths of homage and fealty were one-on-one.
In SCA terms, I think it's boring as hell to do that in court. I'd
strongly suggest to the Crown either en masse in court or individual
later. (I'm not entirely sure I'd do a court with individual
fealties, not that I've ever had or am likely to have the chance.)
Daniel de Lincoln
Tim McDaniel; Reply-To: tmcd at crl.com
tmcd at tmcd.austin.tx.us is wrong tool. Never use this.
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