eblackthorne at gmail.com
Fri Mar 21 16:25:28 PDT 2008
What is the point of a perpetual principality, why not go all the way? I
would be in support of all the way and am willing to bet Crossrode Keep's
zipcodes would join with the North.
On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 8:14 AM, Peter Holland <pholland64 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> Lord Svipdagr
> 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
> > fighter.
> > 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
> > presence.
> > 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
> > solution.
> > 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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