[ANSTHRLD] question about nobility
nweders at mail.utexas.edu
Thu Aug 4 09:35:25 PDT 2005
At 11:26 AM 8/4/2005, Alden wrote:
>Just out of idle curiosity, why doesn't the SCA include the ranks of
>between Duke and Earl/Count) and Baronet (below Baron)? I've never
>heard this question asked
>or answered before.
There was, once a time long ago, as movement to include
Marquess/Marquise for people who were Crown and Coronet. (You know one
king and one prince type thing...) but they thought it would never be
used. (It was a long time ago.....) They also thought about the term
Grand Duke for awhile to someone who ruled five times. (Grand Duke Inman)
Is Baronet a period term? For some reason I always thought it was
later but I haven't had much coffee. What rank would it be for? Most of
the Kingdoms have such wide variance in rank for Court Barons. WOuld it be
for a particular level of something?
I always liked Knights Banneret myself. And I won't bring up the
whole thought of peers in fealty should be Sir or Dame( regardless of
type) and those out of fealty being Master or Mistress.
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