[Ansteorra] Tournament Societies was Questions about crowns and crown tournaments--dead kings
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Fri Jul 20 08:11:12 PDT 2012
The Journal of Sport History, Vol 17, No. 2 (Summer of 1990) list a goodly
number of German Tournament Societies. It also discusses some tournament
regulations and is very interesting reading....
On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 9:43 AM, Tim McDaniel <tmcd at panix.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Jul 2012, Hugh & Belinda Niewoehner
> <BurgBorrendohl at valornet.com> wrote:
>> Interestingly, I once attended a Calontiri Coronation where the
>> first part of the day was a funeral and mourning of the outgoing
>> Of course, the former King was later miraculously resurrected.
> Yeah, that last sentence is the major problem I have with the notion.
> I have more problems with assassination successions. They want us to
> believe that they have murdered their predecessors and usurped their
> places, and I'm supposed to declare loyalty to them?
> BTW, I have remembered a bit about another period case. I once read,
> probably on rec.org.sca, that there were medieval German tourneying
> societies that had replaceable kings. Unfortunately, I know nothing
> more than that, and since I don't know a source, in a sense I don't
> even *know* that. If anyone ever gets any more information, I'd love
> to see it.
> Danihel Lindecolina
> Tim McDaniel, tmcd at panix.com
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