[SCA-AE] The Origins of Vivat
nostrand at acm.org
Sat Jul 31 20:39:10 EDT 2010
Greetings from Solveig!
> As Araianna pointed out, Gurth & Melisande began the use of "Vivatt"
> during their reign in, yes, AS XII/AS XIII. I got my AoA from them
> at their Coronation on 1 April AS XII. I know I was at that court &
> at least two others prior: The Coronation of Fernando & Ianthe, as
> well as the Crown that Gyrth & Melisande won, but I don't recall
> "Hip Hip Hoorah" being used/ Of course, I'm older than Arianna by a
> few years and my grey cells are turning into grey hairs......
I thought that the changeover took place a bit earlier. Possibly
during Fernando & Ianthe. The general time frame is correct. During at
least part of AS XI the East was cheering "Hip Hip Hooray".
Your Humble Servant
More information about the Sca-aethelmearc