[Ansteorra] Questions about crowns and crown tournaments

Patrick R tex_yankee2004 at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 20 08:00:35 PDT 2012

Of course history is important in the SCA. The problem starts when we use it as an excuse to justify what we may want and ignore it in other areas. I have nothing but admiration for the people in the SCA who study history as their knowledge is far greater than mine. 

From: Hugh & Belinda Niewoehner <BurgBorrendohl at valornet.com>
To: "Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org> 
Sent: Friday, July 20, 2012 7:10 AM
Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] Questions about crowns and crown tournaments

On 7/20/2012 6:45 AM, Chris Zakes wrote:
> Are "historical" reasons not important? I kind of thought that the whole purpose of the SCA was to study history.
> Granted, there are times when modern sensibilities may supersede historical precedent (and this may be one of them) but if history *isn't* important to the SCA, then we may as well all stay home and play D&D.
Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Ismet (and if history's not important, can I be an Elven Princess?--oops, I guess it would have to be an Honorable Lady Elf)
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