[ANSTHRLD] question about nobility
alden_drake at sbcglobal.net
Thu Aug 4 12:32:37 PDT 2005
--- Tim McDaniel <tmcd at panix.com> wrote:
> > 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.
> If you have evidence that period knights always swore fealty to the
> king, except perhaps the Salisbury Oath to William the Conqueror, I
> should like to see it.
I like the idea of knights-bachelor (knights not belonging to an order (like the Garter)), but as
the only knights in the SCA are members of the *Order* of Chivalry, there seems to be no room in
our game for the knight-bachelor.
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