BVC - Re: SC - Alcohol purchases and Ansteorra

Dennis J Dolan djdolan at
Mon Oct 19 16:12:18 PDT 1998

I agree with the law as written and see no reason to change it and
several reasons not to change it.

Sir Doran
(not a legal tech/lawyer)

On Mon, 19 Oct 1998 16:03:28 -0500 Pug Bainter <pug at> writes:
>Gunthar said something that sounded like:
>>> Haven't done this yet tho I do think it is time to do so. What 
>about it guys?
>>> Time to get our 'stuff' togther and see if we can get the law 
>> I'll send a note to Their Majesties today and see if they are 
>agreeable to this.
>I don't know that Their Majesties are who you need to convince. The
>Kingdom Seneschal's office is the one responsible for legal decisions
>within Ansteorra. (Glad I'm not responsible!) Although it may help 
>is required) to have Their Majesties on the same side to change a Law,
>you might want to discuss the legal aspects of the decision before
>involving them.
>As for the Kingdom law regarding alcohol, I don't see it as a 
>to those of use doing brewing and vintning within the Kingdom. I feel
>that a group or individual should be able to sponsor their own
>activities. If they require assistance from the group, then they need 
>rethink the activity they have chosen.
>For those who don't know the law, it reads:
>IX. 1. 2. 6. No funds from any SCA, Inc. account may be used to 
>  ethyl (human consumable) alcohol for any reason. Nor can equipment 
>  supplies be purchased that are intended to be used to make ethyl 
>  consumable) alcohol.
>Phelim "Pug" Gervase  | "I want to be called. COTTONTIPS. There is 
>Barony of Bryn Gwlad  |  graceful about that lady. A young woman 
>bursting with 
>House Flaming Dog     |  vigor. She blinked at the sudden light. She 
>pug at           |  beautiful poems. When ever shall we meet 
>  Note: The views do not reflect the SCA nor the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
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