pholland64 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 06:14:20 PDT 2008
Friend I was wondering when creature would emerge from the wood.
for what it is worth I support you and your cause
but I also supported it 10+ years ago
On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 8:08 AM, george basore <murray_kinsman at yahoo.com>
> To all Gentles in the Northern Region of Ansteorra,
> AKA Nordsteorra, yes, I am aware of the fact that this
> missive opens a "proverbial" can of worms, but that
> cannot be helped.
> I am, of course, referring to the reopening of the
> ongoing debate on the subject of creating a
> Principality of Nordsteorra.
> Before you all go screaming into the night, hear me
> out. I am NOT proposing an eventual split from
> Ansteorra. One need only look as far as An Tir to see
> a kingdom with 4 principalities, thus easing the
> administrative AND financial burden on the Royal
> couple, and not showing any desire to become their own
> kingdom. I am proposing a permanent administrative
> subdivision to ease such a burden here.
> To any who doubt my motives, I offer this evidence
> of my intent. One look at me on my mobility power
> chair should be evidence enough that I harbor no
> desire to wear a crown; I am ineligible to become a
> As to my loyalty to Ansteorra, let me point out that
> our Kingdom has a Royal Navy once more because, with
> Crown Authority, I rebuilt the navy. I am Lord Admiral
> Robert Haddock, Ansteorran Royal Navy, Retired.
> I am VERY proud to have been part of the ARN, and I
> am absolutely a subject of the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
> Let us look at the overall situation in our kingdom.
> We have a large area for the royals to cover during
> their 6 months on the throne. As if that in and of
> itself is not daunting enough, travel costs are
> skyrocketing out of sight in this era of $3.00+ a
> gallon gasoline prices.
> Basically that means out of 6 months on the throne,
> just about every weekend, the royals are on the road
> at separate events, in an effort to show royal
> presence. That is a lot of road time, as well as a lot
> of money expended.I propose to ease the Royal burden.
> This will solve several problems.
> 1) The Royals will not be run as ragged by the
> massive miles traveled, nor will they be quite so
> impoverished by it, because the burden will be
> lightened by being shared.
> 2) Due to the above points more people are likely
> to try for the crowns, thus we will have new blood
> moving in to positions of authority.
> 3) The northern region will not feel under
> represented, as we will have the Prince and Princess
> to welcome into our midst, thus, greater crown
> 4) With the dissolution of the western region, and
> the resultant expansion of the north by absorbing part
> of that area, the situation is now MORE in need of a
> solution, and I, for one think this is the best
> I realize that there is much to do to create a
> Principality, many steps to be taken, and I am here to
> be part of the process. However, the FIRST step must
> be this discourse that I am opening, because we must
> have a consensus of the populace before anything else
> can be started.
> What say you Ansteorrans is it time to crown a
> Northern Prince and Princess?
> I say, YEA! 'Tis time!
> In Service, I am and remain,
> Lord Admiral Robert Haddock, ARN, Ret.
> True and loyal subject of the kingdom of Ansteorra
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