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Re: Awards and all that...

Poster: Robert J Welenc <rjwelenc@erols.com>

>> You have my vote. As someone fairly new to all this (new member of
>> Co. & Ostik Vikings), my question is why cann't the awards be
given the names
>> of real awards of the period. Just curious.
>Probably because of the presumptuousness of bestowing such an award.
>I can imagine a lot of people getting upset over an SCA being
>into the SCadian "Order of the Garter" or "Order of the Golden
>Fleece".  Period awards would probably fall along the same lines
>to mention the fact that a good number of them may still be in
>existance in some form).

The Order of the Garter definitely is.  And I expect Her Majesty of
England would NOT be amused if we glommed onto it...

Alanna Volchevo Lesa
Partan Pursuivant, Barony of Lochmere
Laurel Minion
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