Alternate Titles of Rank - (was RE: [SCA-AE] OT
Constitutionallawwas Some persona help)
chris at english-setters.net
Thu Apr 20 03:58:22 EDT 2006
I was actually more interested in the placement of things such as Master and
Mistress. Now in my limited usage of such things they were the more common
everyday titles akin to goodman or goodwoman. Is this not the case? Are
they in fact something more important?
On 20-Apr-06 03:31:04, Donald Luby (donald.luby at gmail.com) wrote:
> On Apr 20, 2006, at 2:09 AM, Christopher House wrote:
> >> This list is already maintained by the College of Heralds; it
> >> contains alternatives for a full set of SCA titles in over 30
> >> cultures. Go here:
> > Out of idle curiosity, does anyone know if these are listed in order
> > of precedence or just put up as they had been written down.
> If you mean
> 'are the order of titles listed in the tables by rank of
> that title',
> then, under general usage, yes; since, however, there is
> no Society-wide precedence of awards / titles, beyond "all awards of
> equal rank must rank equally (i.e. Laurels, Pelicans, Chivalry rank
> equally, even though they're different orders, because they're all
> Patent-bearing non-Royal peerages), and so this ranking system is not
> always true.
> For example, in some kingdoms, Barons (and especially Landed Barons)
> are considered to outrank non-Royal Peers, and Landed Barons are
> usually viewed to outrank everyone in their our barony (except perhaps
> that kingdom's own royalty - that's an ongoing disagreement / argument
> in many places).
> It just so happens, however, that the order of titles
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