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RE: Inter-Kingdom Anthropology

Poster: James and/or Nancy Gilly <KatieMorag@worldnet.att.net>

Quoth Rebecca:
> What's the difference between an A&S champion and a baronial A&S
> officer?

Quoth branwynn ottersby:
>An A&S Officer is a kind soul who has volunteered to hold the
>"staff" position in a local group, much like the chronicler, 
>seneschal, etc. The position has duties that include promoting
>A&S in a group and maintaining communication with the kingdom
>officer, keeping tabs on what everyone is doing A&Sly, sometimes
>coercing people to write articles or teach at university, etc. :^)
>A&S Champion is a position of honour that can be chosen in many
>different ways, but generally for the person's demonstration of
>abilities in one or more of the arts/sciences. The champion may
>or may not have duties that accompany the honour.
>I personally think that the idea of an A&S "Champion" is somewhat
>off-base, and I prefer the Atlantian concept of a premier in a
>certain art/science (Meisterbrewer, Master Armourer, Poeta Atlantia,
>etc.) being chosen by competition in that particular art/science.

I think at a Baronial level, it is kind of like the difference between the
Baranoial knight marshal, and the baronial heavy weapons champion.  Here in
Marinus we have an A&S "champion", but it is actually a sort of
"Craftsperson to Their Excellencies".  

Philippa Grey

James and/or Nancy Gilly


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