ES - One more thing and then i'll stick my head into some books..
vivaine at flash.net
Tue May 12 06:58:04 PDT 1998
Keep in mind that i am very braindead and have had litte to no sleep, sooo
my question might be a bit annoying. However, from the Haraldry point of
view...are the forms on a web site yet?
> From: Sharon <vivaine at flash.net>
> To: elfsea at Ansteorra.ORG
> Subject: Re: ES - Travels in the East Kingdom
> Date: Tuesday, May 12, 1998 8:52 AM
> I just read what i wrote. I want to clarify...the knights in the East do
> fight other weapons styles, however, they mainly focus on sword and
> and deem that as the criteria for becoming a proficient fighter.
> I hope i have not offended anyone!
> Viv--back to work!
> > From: Sharon <vivaine at flash.net>
> > To: elfsea at Ansteorra.ORG
> > Subject: ES - Travels in the East Kingdom
> > Date: Tuesday, May 12, 1998 8:43 AM
> > I have returned from New York. I was able to meet a former Knight
> > and one of the recently retired BOD members.
> > I am still jet-lagged, but had a wonderful time. I was greeted warmly
> > told many stories about the east and fighting there. There differences
> > notable!
> > For those of you find this boring, nows the time to change the channel!
> > As for you fighters interested in other lands, I found it very
> > to discover that the East claims to be of very heavy calibrated
> > and in such, wear much more mandatory armor than we do here in
> > They have to wear leg armor as well as chest and shoulder. If i
> > correctly, there are several authorizations for heavy weapons, but if
> > authorize in one, you are able to fight the others. However, it is very
> > uncommon for Knights to be proficient in anything other than sword and
> > board, and they teach primarily that style. Sheilds are mainly heaters.
> > was told of a very cool way to make a wooden/canvas shield, but asked
> > to publish it, due to Eric, the man I met, wanting to publish this on
> > own. However, I can bring the knowledge with me, and making one does
> > require alot of work.
> > I related stories of how A&S is very important and well participated in
> > Ansteorra, as well as the belted circle encouraging and participating
> > other areas aside from fighting. I showed him some pictures of local
> > tournaments and wars. He hopes to attend Gulf War and very much wants
> > come fight in Texas. In fact, he had nothing but good things to say
> > Ansteorra!! Of course, I had to brag I exist in one of the best
> > in the kindgom...but well ok im a leeetle biased!
> > My job is done hehe.
> > Until next time...
> > Vivaine on journy...
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