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retainers-msg - 10/17/14


Royal and Baronial retainers in the SCA.


NOTE: See also the files: Ldy-n-Waiting-art, A-New-Baron-art, crown-cost-msg, SCA-royalty-msg, SCA-The-Dream-msg, courts-msg, largess-ideas-msg.





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   Mark S. Harris                  AKA:  THLord Stefan li Rous

                                         Stefan at florilegium.org



Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2012 18:20:06 -0400

From: "Glynis Knibb (Glynis Gwynedd)" <ylandra at gmail.com>

To: geritadellamara at gmail.com

Cc: atlantia at seahorse.atlantia.sca.org

Subject: Re: [MR] Question for Retainer-types


On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 6:16 PM, Gerita della Mara

<geritadellamara at gmail.com> wrote:

<<< I well know that we who choose to serve as retainers do so out of a love of our Royals and our game, and that we don't expect more than a verbal

'thanks' upon occasion for our service. But, as a retainer, what small

thing would you love to receive as a thanks gift that would make your life

(and/or your service efforts) a little easier/more fun...?


just being nosy here,




Gerita della Mara Seneschal, Barony of Highland Foorde Chamberlain, Their

Excellencies Siegfried and Francesca >>>


The thing that has meant the most to me have been handwritten thank

you cards addressed personally by name. I've only gotten two of them,

but they mean the world to me, more than any trinket or charm.


Glynis Knibb


~Lady Glynis Gwynedd



Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 09:18:43 -0400

From: "Jim/Mathias" <jsfrodo at gmail.com>

To: MerryRose <atlantia at seahorse.atlantia.sca.org>

Subject: Re: [MR] Question for Retainer-types


I'll echo Glynis.  Received a note once for retaining and it made my day.




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