A peer by any other name?

Peerage for archery in the SCA, or incorporated into existing Peerages?

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Photo by the talented Tullus Herborgsson

When we introduce a new member to the society and they ask what it is that we do, the answer is framed by those we hold as examples of the Dream – that is by the peerage paths. Continue reading “A peer by any other name?”

LARP? Reenactment? Or something else…

How different and alike the SCA actually is.

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Knight and Consort in Crown Tournament

“The Middle Ages – as they should have been.”  This refrain is what you will hear a great many members say when explaining the Society for Creative Anachronism.  This organization began as a costume party based on Arthurian ideals and romanticism.  To be more specific, the game I play is based on the modern ideals and romanticism of the medieval time period.   Continue reading “LARP? Reenactment? Or something else…”

My thoughts on Peerage

PLQs in the SCA – what does it all boil down to?

 

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Swearing fealty during a peerage ceremony.

My favorite holiday has always been Halloween.  It may just be because my birthday has commonly been combined with Halloween parties in my youth.  The only reason I’m a member of a historical re-enactment society is that its members found me first.  I’m not particularly a lover of history, but I am a lover of dressing up. Continue reading “My thoughts on Peerage”