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[MR] Thorny questions of protocol

Poster: edh@ascc01.ascc.lucent.com (Alfredo el Bufon)

I didn't catch any inaccuracies in that Games Magazine article
on Pennsic that Laird Alasdair mac Iain of Elderslie and Lady
Alys of Foxdale mentioned, but one passage I found especially

     [In] Sweden, [...] SCA royalty entertained the
     actual king, creating thorny questions of protocol.

I can understand how they might consider any more on this to
be beyond the scope of an article about Pennsic, but it left
me wanting to know more:

* When did this happen?
* How was it covered in the mundane Swedish press?
* What were the thorny issues of protocol?
* How were they resolved?
* Did the king of Sweden ever reciprocate?

Maybe I should pose these questions on the Drachenwalder
list, if there is one.

-- Alfredo
Alfredo el Bufon
Elvegast, Windmaster's Hill, Atlantia
   When Jim Thorpe, All-American, was in Stockholm for the
1912 Olympics , King Gustav V presented him with a bronze bust,
telling him, "Sir, you are the greastest athlete in the world."
   Thorpe replied, "Thanks, King."
   Later, all of his Olympic medals were revoked.  Coincidence?

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