[Scriptoris] Charter Request from Crown

M TURNAGE ceinwen7777777 at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 9 05:48:38 PST 2005

Ok...I'm curious....

Why is the Crown requesting that King & Queen being used rather than Rex et 
Regina?  Is there a problem with the latin form?

Baroness Ceinwen~

>From: Hillary Greenslade <hillaryrg at yahoo.com>
>Reply-To: "Scribes within Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <scriptoris at ansteorra.org>
>To: "Scribes within Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <scriptoris at ansteorra.org>
>Subject: Re: [Scriptoris] Charter Request from Crown
>Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2005 17:01:07 -0800 (PST)
>My Lord Star,
>When I'd hear of the Crown's preference for specific charters declaring 
>in terms as 'King and Queen' verses the Latin form of 'Rex et Regina', I 
>took a quick
>look at the scrolls available... sadly, there are few with the terms 'King 
>and Queen'
>in the text.
>In addition to a preference of charters to paint, ...
>a simple fix to this dilemma is to have the heralds transcribe the texts as 
>they read the
>words...so if the text states 'Rex et Regina', the words will magically 
>proceed from the Heralds
>mouth as 'King and Queen'; as has been done for Crowns of years past with a 
>similar personal
>preference to country or language.
>Just a thought, Hillary
>--- "Etienne de St. Amaranth" <star at ansteorra.org> wrote:
> > To all scribes, heralds, and illuminers who may be subscribed to these
> > lists, greetings!
> >
> > I was asked by Her Majesty this weekend to "get the word out" about one
> > scribal painting preference.  TRM Ulsted and Cateau have expressed a
> > preference for charters that include the text "King and Queen" rather 
> > the Latin "Rex et Regina".  This should not cause you to stop 
> > items or charters for which you cannot find a non-Latin titled
> > version.  But, as you are beginning new charters, know that our Crown 
>has a
> > preference and please try to provide the desired versions where 
> >
> > With thanks for all of your efforts,
> > Seigneur Etienne
> > Star Principal Herald
> >
> >
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