[Scriptoris] rewarding scribes
simone at elfsea.net
Thu Jan 1 11:37:01 PST 2004
I wish they would go back to doing that I felt it was a nice thing to do
even before I started working on charters.
Lady (Simone) Muirenn ingen Senáin uí Dúnlaing
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lisa Baumer" <elenek1 at msn.com>
To: <scriptoris at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 01, 2004 12:19 PM
Subject: RE: [Scriptoris] rewarding scribes
> Back more than just a few years ago when I first began doing scribal stuff
> remember the crown showing the scroll to the populace and reading the name
> of the scribe off the back as it was being given out.
> >From: "Crystal Lamb" <clamb at Advocacyinc.org>
> >Reply-To: "Scribes within Ansteorra - SCA, Inc."
<scriptoris at ansteorra.org>
> >To: "Scribes within Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <scriptoris at ansteorra.org>
> >Subject: RE: [Scriptoris] rewarding scribes
> >Date: Thu, 1 Jan 2004 12:11:18 -0600
> >I cede your point about Courts being unbearably long at times, Claryce.
> >But I must agree with Mistress Hillary who seems to have elaborated on
> >I was thinking whilst wrangling my son. Usually, I am much clearer on
> >these things. While mentioning the scribe's work during feast would
> >shorten Court, sadly, either many would not be present, or our attention
> >would be directed elsewhere - either on conversation or dinner. In my
> >opinion, giving the scribe the brief attention he or she deserves *in
> >Court* along with the scroll representation is of a dual nature: it is
> >also a symbolic gesture of patronage from the hand of the Crown that we
> >should become comfortable with (unless the scribe is just not okay with
> >all - then of course not - I'm thinking of a couple of scribes - myself
> >included in my early days [remember those? - lol] - that you would have
> >peel out of the corner with a crow bar - and that's perfectly okay).
> >I think it should be quick - call up, "done by the hand of Lady
> >Wonderfulscribe", really really quick words, hand off, smile, hug,
> >bow, off you go. Not a lot of time involved.
> >Our newer scribes may or may not be aware that we have an interesting
> >history in Ansteorra of generating new scribal interest, generating new
> >(i.e. original) scrolls, and maintaining our scribes. I think it is
> >wonderful that the Kingdom is looking for ways to say "thank you" to its
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Hillary Greenslade [mailto:hillaryrg at yahoo.com]
> > Sent: Wed 12/31/2003 5:15 PM
> > To: Scribes within Ansteorra - SCA, Inc.
> > Cc:
> > Subject: Re: [Scriptoris] rewarding scribes
> > Prize scroll, which are handmade, when presented during court, the only
> >way the artisan is going
> > to be seen, is if they are quick enough to go up to court the same time
> >the recipient. This is
> > do-able, we just have to get used to it (call up the scribe along with
> >recipient). Many prize
> > scrolls in Ansteorra are displayed during the day for all to see, before
> >the recipient has been
> > determined. The only problem is the prize table area is often not
> >mentioned, so many don't know
> > where to look (could post in event handout, announce at morning court,
> >during the day by heralds).
> > Handmade scrolls for court nobility or peerage, that is presented some
> >time after the actual award
> > elevation, can certainly be presented at feast. Better yet, it can be
> >display during the day,
> > so all can see it's beauty. This type of scroll is not a surprise as the
> >award has already been
> > done, so show it off during the day.
> > Cheers, Hillary
> > (We'll make you an ole' pro before you know it!)
> > --- Claryce Orfevre <claryce at cox.net> wrote:
> > > Ooos and Aahs are nice. At feast. Or afterward. Not in court.
> > > Courts are already considered somewhere between long, and extremely
> >long. And they are likely to
> > > be longer with fewer on-calendar events, more has to be done in the
> >official courts.
> > >
> > > I like the spotlight as much as the next person (or more so), but not
> >the expense of taking
> > > up yet even more time in court.
> > >
> > > Doing the presentation during feast, or any other time with a lot of
> >people around, however, is
> > > something else.
> > >
> > > My 2 cents
> > > Claryce
> > > (who's still very new at this scribe thing, but utterly loving it)
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