[ANSTHRLD] a couple questions

Tim McDaniel tmcd at panix.com
Wed Jul 22 09:26:03 PDT 2009

Alden wrote:
> [Cantons] are separate and for business purposes independantly
> operated

No, they're not, unless I am badly misinformed.  Canton officers
report thru the barony, which means that baronial officers approve
applications and can remove canton officers.

> that Lord of (Barony), Baron of (Canton) would be equally Period,
> but less SCAdian.

If a canton is not a barony, "baron of ___" doesn't work.

> Not that it doesn't suggest interesting schtick. In October, if they
> have their way, the B&B of Northkeep will step down in MORNING
> court, with the Crown's choices for our new B&B being invested at
> EVENING court. In the interim, the Crown will be Baron and Baroness
> of Northkeep

I'm only familiar with English practice.  When a fief goes vacant, the
title is called "extinct".  If someone else is given that title, it's
then a new creation, with a new remainder, inheritance that does not
go past the new lord and the heirs of his body, et cetera.  When the
king of the UK inherits a fief within the kingdom, or holds a UK title
and inherits the throne, it is absorbed into the royal titles and not
used. [*] If you know of the practice anywhere else in period, please
tell us.

looks unreliable: the English monarch abjured the title of Duke of
Normandy in the Treaty of Paris of 1259.

Daniel de Lincoln
Tim McDaniel, tmcd at panix.com

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