[ANSTHRLD] Compass Rose, was Optio

Snorri Hallsson snorri at houston.rr.com
Tue Sep 7 11:15:02 PDT 2004

Whoops ... I memorized an older precedence order and was basing it on that.
My bad.  Star Principal is correct, the most recent OP does list the Compass
Rose with the Crane and the Thistle.

Now, having said that, does anyone know when it changed?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: heralds-bounces+snorri=houston.rr.com at ansteorra.org [mailto:heralds-
> bounces+snorri=houston.rr.com at ansteorra.org] On Behalf Of Etienne de St.
> Amaranth
> Sent: Tuesday, September 07, 2004 12:45 PM
> To: Heralds List, Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc.
> Subject: RE: [ANSTHRLD] Optio
> At 11:12 AM 9/7/2004, you wrote:
> >Picking nits here ... the Compass Rose is of a slightly lower precedence
> >than the Crane and Thistle.  It's actually equal to a Sable Comet at
> >precedence level 18, where a Crane or Thistle give a precedence level of
> 15,
> >according to the calculations by which one's order in a March of
> Precedence
> >would be scored.  Both are, however, AoA-level honors, and I believe that
> >this is what Star Principal was referring to in his post.
> I based my comment on the rankings shown in the back of the last published
> OP (page 77 I think).  It shows the Compass Rose at 15 and not at 18.  The
> Optio award is at 15.
> Snorri, where is your source for Compass Rose at 18?  I need to visit with
> Zodiacus and make sure there is not a typo in the OP or your source.  I'll
> also have to double-check the Consitution of the Compass Rose.
> Etienne
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