[Ansteorra] OT: Need a Ride for Rescue Cat from Baton Rouge

Halli Keller keller.halli at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 14:52:21 PDT 2012

Whoa! I'm not sure who said that original quote, but it is quite  
wrong, although it varied by region and time.

For a fair amount of discussion on this topic over the years, see this  
file in the CULTURES section of the Florilegium:
blacks-msg        (80K)  1/16/05  Blacks in medieval Europe.

And the following just came across another SCA list recently:
<<< Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2012 07:40:05 -0400
From: Garth Groff <ggg9y at virginia.edu>
To: isenfir at virginia.edu, atlantia at seahorse.atlantia.sca.org
Subject: [MR] BBC: Blacks in Tudor London

Today BBC offers an interesting article on Blacks and South Asians
living in London during the late Tudor period. The number was small, and
most were domestic servants (not slaves though), but many were accepted
and respected in their local community.


Lord Mungo Napier, That Crazy Scot >>>


On Jul 20, 2012, at 5:54 PM, Tim McDaniel wrote:

> Leaving aside the incendiary grenade that was just dropped into a gas
> tank, I would like to note
>> since black people were not really visible in Europe except perhaps
>> as slaves
> In a quieter week, I'd like to hear moor about this.  All I know is
> that Shakespeare put a black man in authority in Venice, but then
> again, he had no qualms about providing Bohemia with a coastline.
> Daniel de Linccolne
> -- 
> Tim McDaniel, tmcd at panix.com

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