[Ansteorra] Rita update

Robert Powell pbe59 at hotmail.com
Sat Sep 24 20:58:48 PDT 2005

Has anyone heard from Simon & Tessa of Bordermarch?

>From: Stefan li Rous <StefanliRous at austin.rr.com>
>Reply-To: "Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <ansteorra at ansteorra.org>
>To: "Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <ansteorra at ansteorra.org>
>Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] Rita update
>Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2005 22:51:40 -0500
>Probably not if you held your tournament in a concrete pond or a lake.
>On Sep 24, 2005, at 10:37 PM, medicfem at aol.com wrote:
>>  Ah, Hum....
>>Would Chirurgeons have to be swift-water rescue divers?
>>Concerned about finding new instructors,
>>Lady Caley of Lancashire
>>DKC - Training
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: davidjhughes.tx at netzero.net <davidjhughes.tx at netzero.net>
>>To: ansteorra at ansteorra.org
>>Sent: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 17:09:02 GMT
>>Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] Rita update
>>Stefan li Rous wrote:
>>>On Sep 22, 2005, at 5:39 PM, Baronman at aol.com wrote:
>>>>I may have to scuba dive for my armor in order to fight or  change  my 
>>>>to begger.
>>>Hey, there you go! A new tournament style. Underwater armored  combat.  A 
>>of the medieval and modern world! Compared to regular scuba   diving, you
>>wouldn't need a weight belt. Sure would change some SCA  fighting  styles,
>>though. That extra water resistance would sure slow  things down.  Might 
>>give a
>>big advantage to spears over swords or even  maces.
>>Short thrusting spears, or thrusting swords like the gladius  iberius 
>>would be my
>>recommendation, longer weapons would suffer a real penalty in  lateral or 
>>>And no three or four hour courts, since your air wouldn't last  that  
>>With tanks, sure, but some of the new rebreather setups have  impressive
>>David Gallowglass
>THLord Stefan li Rous    Barony of Bryn Gwlad    Kingdom of Ansteorra
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