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Personal Vendetta's (peerage)

#>Lord Siguard tells a wonderful story about Duke Roland.  It seems that in
#>his first year in the SCA, Roland went to a fighter practice where they
#>had a melee.  The team leaders picked their teams, and Roland was the last 

#>person left to be chosen.  One team leader offered to the other one of his 

#>already chosen men, if the other would take Roland.  Is it any surprise
#>that Duke Sir Roland, after winning crown and being knighted, hunted down
#>that team leader and made his life as miserable as possible as often as he 

#Leifr please thank Lord Siguard for a story of how a duke should NOT
#behave. The team leader proved himself to be quite rude--and certainly
#owed Roland an apology. And Roland made up for it by being RUDER "as
#often as he could". If this is a "wonderful story" to you, Leifr, you
#are walking on a road of lead.

There is a hidden lesson here: Personal vendetta should not be taken on the
field.  The first rule of the list states this.  I know of a several knights 
who have
stopped fighting because there are people they don't want to fight in a
personal vendetta.

Richard of La Rochelle.