[Bards] Bards Digest, Vol 43, Issue 7

Tim Jennings tim at roseneath.ca
Wed Nov 11 12:12:30 PST 2009

Not that I am any kind of expert on games, but I thought Whist was an  
18th century card game based on Trumps and that both were considered  
servants games until the late 18th century. Or is the thought just to  
have a friendly game of cards?

Either way, have fun

Garraed/Tim (Truly's husband)

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Tim Jennings
Managing Director
Seattle Childrens Theatre
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>   1. learning to play whist (willowjonbardc at juno.com)
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> From: "willowjonbardc at juno.com" <willowjonbardc at juno.com>
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>    western at lists.ansteorra.org
> Subject: [Bards] learning to play whist
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> As all you gentle persons of the latter years know a true gentleman  
> or lady isnot a proper gentleman or lady without knowing how to play  
> whist.
> So everyone will know that Ansteorrans are true Ladies and Gentlemen  
> I will be teaching the Game of Whist at Queen's Champion and I am  
> sending you a site with the Classic Whist rules.
> Here are the rules to "classic Whist" http://www.pagat.com/whist/whist.html
> Along with Whist we will be playing Chess and backgammon. Please  
> bring your own period games and share them with everyone. I would be  
> very interested in Norse and Early Period games.
> I will have a few small gifts which I plan to raffle off you will  
> get tickets for each game you play.
> I am looking for a great time..
> Duchess Willow de Wisp
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