[Ansteorra] Why aren't we doing this?
rbculver at sbcglobal.net
Thu Nov 4 17:00:15 PDT 2010
I remember once getting crap from someone for playing a pre-600 Germanic persona
like I do now years ago. That conversation also included a tirade about why
allow non-Western personas like Japanese and such. As I said it was at least a
decade or so ago.
I was told as a newcomer 600-1600 or essentially the rounded average of the
dates of Anglo-Saxon Christianization missions (597 Kent; 601ish for
Northumbrian and Edwin) to the end of Elizabeth I. Delightfully Anglo-centric,
which I have no issue with personally.
From: Chris Zakes <dontivar at gmail.com>
To: "Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Thu, November 4, 2010 5:14:56 PM
Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] Why aren't we doing this?
At 04:56 PM 11/4/2010, you wrote:
> The ORIGINAL charter did not. And yes, some of us date back far enough to
>remember and resent the change.
Which "original charter" are you talking about? The original Articles of
Incorporation for the SCA (dated June 18, 1969) say "pre-17th century."
I know there was a widespread *belief* in the early days that the SCA's time
period extended to 1650 (which still wouldn't cover someone who wanted to play
1651) but that was never in Corpora, the By-laws or the Articles of
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