AD - Charter queries

Russell russmax at
Sun Jun 6 22:00:59 PDT 1999


   That looks great to me.


"John F. Hirling" wrote:
> Know all by these presents, that We Gunther, King, Sara, Queen of
> Ansteorra to the profit of all our realm, do grant for us and our heirs,
> charter for the Ansteorran Guild of European dancers, a kingdom wide
> dance guild of Ansteorra.
> The primary purpose of this our guild is to promote the learning,
> teaching, and performance of medieval, renaissance, and SCA  (original
> and commonly performed) dances.
> This our guild shall achieve those purposes by: - facilitating
> communication between existing dance guilds; - assisting any local group
> in forming a dance guild; - maintaining a roster of dance teachers
> throughout the kingdom; - producing and updating a kingdom dance manual;
> - providing and updating a discography; - producing dance tapes and/or
> compact discs; - encouraging research in medieval, renaissance and SCA
> dances; - recognizing excellence in dance teaching; and - recognizing
> excellence in dance performance.
> Membership in this our Guild shall be open to any person in the SCA who
> is interested in medieval, renaissance, and SCA dance may become a
> member of the guild. A guild member is a person who is interested in
> dances from the SCA period and the current middle ages. The guild member
> is expected to know or learn basic dance etiquette, basic dance steps,
> and a few basic dances known generally throughout Ansteorra. One becomes
> a guild member by sending his/her SCA and mundane name and address to
> the guild proctor, expressing interest.  The guild member will be
> informed of the guild's activities and projects.
> We hold our guild proctor responsible for overseeing the activities of
> the guild and ensuring that the purpose of the guild is pursued. The
> proctor will be elected by the members of the guild.
> This our guild will establish and maintain a set of bylaws by which the
> guild shall be governed. Such bylaws may be added or changed by a two
> thirds majority of assembled guild members, including those who send
> absentee votes by letter. Proposed bylaws will be announced at least two
> months in advance of the vote, which will be done at a kingdom calendar
> event.
> In witness of which things we do place our hands this __________ day of
> _________, a. s. ________.
> Gunther, King
> Sara Queen
> charter members of Ansteorra guild of european dancers:
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