[Sca-cooks] OP/OT: update on Controversial Florilegium article

Susan Fox selene at earthlink.net
Tue Aug 11 13:28:32 PDT 2009

Correction noted.

A king like that should reel in his own unruly self if he ever wants to 
rule again.  Or rule something other than an empty hall this time.  What 
a lot of nerve. 


Stefan li Rous wrote:
> I should be off at a professional gathering (there's this job I 
> need...) :-) but a quick message here.
> I've glanced through the several digests I've already gotten and my 
> email. Thank you all for your replies both pro and con.
> One correction. The lady's father does NOT have his Laurel yet. The 
> King has apparently just threatened that he ever wants one he needs to 
> reel in his unruly daughter. So there isn't a problem with the Crown 
> removing a Peerage, which apparently can't be done except by the BoD.
> There have been some useful suggestions made on re-writing the article 
> such as bringing out that this is a worst-case scenario and isn't to 
> be expected at every event but is still something to be on guard 
> against. She is considering doing a rewrite. I hope she can stand up 
> to the local and Royal pressure and do so. She is a stubborn young 
> lady and I think she will if she is the only one affected, but she 
> also doesn't want to see her father hurt who has worked so long for 
> his Laurel. Me? Well, I'm probably already known for not obeying a 
> Crown just because they are the Crown and another bit of non-political 
> correctness is not likely to affect my Peerage prospects.
> There is no question on removing the article from the Florilegium if 
> that is what the author wants me to do. I don't like to do that. If I 
> don't think something is a good useful message or article, it simply 
> doesn't get into the Florilegium. And I thought that this was a good, 
> useful article that would warn folks about some things. I thought that 
> since it was written by someone not much older than a teen that they 
> might be more likely to listen than they would to us older folks or 
> officials.
> Stefan
> --------
> THLord Stefan li Rous    Barony of Bryn Gwlad    Kingdom of Ansteorra
>    Mark S. Harris           Austin, Texas          
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