Alternate Titles of Rank - (was RE: [SCA-AE] OT
Constitutionallawwas Some persona help)
hpinto at mindspring.com
Mon Apr 3 18:07:16 EDT 2006
>I would caution anyone who uses this list that there are some titles that
> are inaccurate. For example, the Dutch titles for "Lord" and "Lady" are
> incorrect (they should be Vrouwe and Heer). There are also several of the
> Sanskrit titles that are up for debate as far as their accuracy.
> There is also no translation given for "Her Ladyship" or "His Lordship" in
> the table.
> Not to say that it's all wrong, but there are definately some inaccuracies
> and double-checking would be a good idea.
According to Corpora, there are certain ranks and titles authorized for use,
and the supervision of them is the purview of the College of Arms. The URL
in question is their current list of alternative titles approved for use in
the SCA. (Right or wrong, like it or not, that's the list. If you feel it
needs corrections, changes or additions, the College is the place to take
(Disclaimer- I am in no way affiliated with the College of Arms (ask anyone
who knows me); just have a good grasp of how things are set up.)
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