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Re: New Peerage? (fwd)

Poster: "Heather Swann" <swann@intercon.com>

> Poster: Mark Schuldenfrei <schuldy@abel.MATH.HARVARD.EDU> 
> Pedro wrote (a long time ago, but I'm behind): 
>   I suppose we could change the "court baron" over to "member of the 
>   royal comitatus," but that's not exactly what we want to imply, 
>   either. It's a confusing situation, and the SCA's reward system 
>   doesn't make it any easier. 
> I tend to think of it differently.  I like to pretend the SCA has only 
> one kind of Baron. 
> Now, some of those Baron's have imaginary lands with real people in 
> them... 
> (The USGS survey maps don't show Storvik, for example) and some of 
> those Barons have imaginary lands with only imaginary people in them. 
> But all are Barons.  Some, however, are very *impoverished* Barons. 
> 	Tibor, Baron Oneiros.  (:-) 

I tend not to think we're *impoverished*, but that our lands are elsewhere far 
away, and we just stay at court a great deal....

Baroness Miriam

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