[ANSTHRLD] Zodiacus weighs in on this week's award discussions

Alden Drake alden_drake at sbcglobal.net
Fri Sep 10 12:29:36 PDT 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tim McDaniel" <tmcd at panix.com>
To: "Heralds List, Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <heralds at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Friday, September 10, 2004 1:09 PM
Subject: Re: [ANSTHRLD] Zodiacus weighs in on this week's award discussions

> On Fri, 10 Sep 2004, Jay Rudin <rudin at ev1.net> wrote:
> > Alden wrote:
> > > Any and all awards, be they existing, or made up on the spot, are
> > > completely within the authority of the Crown to give as they
> > > please.  Of course it is a good idea for the Crown to consult with
> > > Their heralds, but I don't think it's a requirement.
> >
> > Nobody denies that.
> I deny it.  Corpora puts a restriction on award names, and since it's
> present it can't have been intended to be entirely null and void, so
> that means that there's some intended restriction on kings and queens,
> even if I can't quite tell the scope (perhaps just limited to not
> using a returned award name?).

Does Corpora put the restriction on award names, or the award itself?  To my
understanding, registering something with the college of heralds is not a
requirement for the use of that thing.


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