[Bards] Not wanting to be presumptive

Jay and Diane Rudin rudin at ev1.net
Thu Oct 10 06:55:06 PDT 2002

Gottfried wrote:

> Still considering myself a fledgling in the Society, and with bardic
> arts, would it be presumptive of me (asking fellow performers
> with more experience and wherewith-all), to submit a name such as
> Gottfried der Skald?

No, not at all.  "der Skald von Wittenberg" would be presumptuous, but "der
Skald" is not.

Similarly, you can be William the Bard, but not William the Bard of Avon.

Robin of Gilwell / Jay Rudin

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