[Ansteorra] A touch of history

Darlene Vandever annescvb at gmail.com
Sat Mar 10 16:41:14 PST 2007

Happy is the day and happy is the history! Vivat the rapier fighters of the
Knowne World!

On 3/10/07, Chris Zakes <dontivar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Fair Greetings,
> As you're making your final preparations for Gulf War (or kicking
> back and relaxing because you're not going to Gulf War and there
> aren't any events scheduled this weekend) take a moment to reflect on
> our history...
> Twenty-eight years ago today, the Principality of Ansteorra created
> the first Order to recognize courtesy, skill and teaching ability on
> the rapier
> field. At that time, there were only six kingdoms in the SCA, and
> rapier was (as far as I know) only practiced in two of them.
> Today, the SCA has grown to nineteen kingdoms with rapier is
> practiced in eighteen of them. The White Scarf is a grant-level award
> in eleven of those kingdoms; the others have their own high-level
> rapier awards.
> Happy White Scarf day, everybody!
>        -Tivar Moondragon
>        Ansteorran fossil
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