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

Ian Kusz sprucebranch at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 00:53:53 PDT 2009

Perhaps the persons involved wouldn't mind giving us the name of the peer in

It sounds like an opportunity for a letter-writing campaign.  Even mild
rebukes are rather effective if they come from 1000 people....

On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 1:22 PM, Stefan li Rous
<StefanliRous at austin.rr.com>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
> --------
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>   Mark S. Harris           Austin, Texas
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