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Re: disc: ONE Peerage, Different Orders, or No Order

Poster: Dave Montuori <damont@wolfstar.com>

On Thu, 21 Nov 1996, Lance Harrop wrote:
> Lord Aedric writes:
> > In fact, my only comment disagreeing with you is that only fighters would
> > have knights.  I see no reason in history why we could not have artistic
> > knights and service knights (A good reason for knighthood in period, no?)
> > and scientific knights and the like.  It might be stretching it some to
> > achieve equality, but I do not see the great harm in this as opposed to
> > the current system.
> Actually, once you go back to the point where knighthood is no longer 
> connected to the peerage, I think you go back to the point where the 
> title knight is used fairly exclusively for a mounted warrior (yes, I 
> know we don't ride horses).

Sir Thomas More.
Sir Geoffrey Chaucer.

(I'm sure folks can also crack books for more examples if you'd like.)


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