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Poster: Dave Montuori <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I know for a fact that Crannog Mor was convinced
> that they couldn't give Shire-level awards because everybody _knew_
> (unproven, mind you, but knew it anyway, BECAUSE OF LOCAL PERCEPTION)
> that shire level awards didn't exist.
That isn't just local perception. I was OUT AND OUT TOLD that Stierbach
could not create "Shire orders." Not just that we couldn't register their
names, they were NOT ALLOWED TO EXIST. Period.
> But the point is this: a shire doesn't have any mechanism in place for
> recognizing its subjects for meritorious service outside of itself...
Got *that* in one.
> Maybe a Shire needs a direct representative to the Kingdom just like a
> barony does. I don't know if that would do it, but it's somewhere to
I think one Eastern group still has a "Sheriff" -- I'm told that once upon
a time "shire-reeves" represented Shires to the Crown in the East, until
the Board told them to stop. Others here may know more about this.
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