[Ansteorra] 1600?

Chris Zakes dontivar at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 18:23:41 PDT 2010

At 12:43 PM 11/5/2010, Robin of Gilwell wrote:

>The problem with going to the corporate documents to determine a 
>cut-off date is that the SCA game was not invented by the 
>corporation, and they do not own it.  The corporation was founded 
>afterwards as a support organization.
>There is not now, nor has there ever been, nor will there ever be, 
>agreement about the cut-off date.

No, there is (generally) agreement on where the cutoff date is. The 
disagreement arises on where the cutoff date *should* be.

>If we ever decide to pick a single date, the best ending date for 
>our period is April 23, 1616.  On this date, both Miguel Cervantes 
>and William Shakespeare died, and we can confidently assume that the 
>dream is over.

No thank you. I prefer an SCA where Queen Elisabeth is still alive.

         -Tivar Moondragon

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