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* '''Scholar''': Anyone [[authorised]] to [[fencing|fence]] in [[Atlantia]] who has taken the oath of the Academie.  Scholars wear blue scarves.
 
* '''Scholar''': Anyone [[authorised]] to [[fencing|fence]] in [[Atlantia]] who has taken the oath of the Academie.  Scholars wear blue scarves.
 
* '''Free Scholar''': A rank only attained by those who display honor and ability on the field, Free Scholars take a second oath after proving their worth to three Provosts ([[White Scarf|white scarves]]).  Free Scholars wear yellow scarves.
 
* '''Free Scholar''': A rank only attained by those who display honor and ability on the field, Free Scholars take a second oath after proving their worth to three Provosts ([[White Scarf|white scarves]]).  Free Scholars wear yellow scarves.
* '''Provost''': The equivalent of [[knight]]s, Provosts of the Academie wear white scarves.  To be considered for a membership in the ranks of the Provosts, a candidate must meet the following criteria:
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* '''Provost''': The highest rank, Provosts of the Academie wear [[white scarf|white scarves]].  To be considered for a membership in the ranks of the Provosts, a candidate must meet the following criteria:
 
**They must be considered the equal of their prospective peers in the basic [[weapons]] of [[rapier]] [[combat]].  
 
**They must be considered the equal of their prospective peers in the basic [[weapons]] of [[rapier]] [[combat]].  
 
**They shall have been obedient to the [[Corpora|governing documents]] of the [[SCA|Society]] and the laws of the [[Kingdom of Atlantia]].  
 
**They shall have been obedient to the [[Corpora|governing documents]] of the [[SCA|Society]] and the laws of the [[Kingdom of Atlantia]].  
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**They shall have shared their knowledge and skills with others.  
 
**They shall have shared their knowledge and skills with others.  
 
**They shall have practiced hospitality according to their means and as appropriate to the circumstances.  
 
**They shall have practiced hospitality according to their means and as appropriate to the circumstances.  
**They shall have made every effort to learn and practice those skills desirable at and worthy of a civilized [[court]]. **To this end, they should have some knowledge of a wide range of period forms, including but not limited to [[literature]], [[dancing]], [[music]], [[heraldry]], and [[chess]].  
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**They shall have made every effort to learn and practice those skills desirable at and worthy of a civilized [[court]].  
**They should participate in Society recreations of several aspects of the culture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
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***To this end, they should have some knowledge of a wide range of period forms, including but not limited to [[literature]], [[dancing]], [[music]], [[heraldry]], and [[chess]].  
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**They should participate in Society recreations of several aspects of the culture of the [[Middle Ages]] and [[Renaissance]].
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The [[White Scarf]] is an award bestowed by the [[Crown]] and carries a [[Grant of Arms]].
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[[category: Guilds (SCA)]]

Latest revision as of 06:05, 21 April 2007

The Atlantian equivalent of Lochac's Guild of Defence. Members of the Academie come in three ranks:

  • Scholar: Anyone authorised to fence in Atlantia who has taken the oath of the Academie. Scholars wear blue scarves.
  • Free Scholar: A rank only attained by those who display honor and ability on the field, Free Scholars take a second oath after proving their worth to three Provosts (white scarves). Free Scholars wear yellow scarves.
  • Provost: The highest rank, Provosts of the Academie wear white scarves. To be considered for a membership in the ranks of the Provosts, a candidate must meet the following criteria:
    • They must be considered the equal of their prospective peers in the basic weapons of rapier combat.
    • They shall have been obedient to the governing documents of the Society and the laws of the Kingdom of Atlantia.
    • They shall have consistently shown respect for the Crown of Atlanta.
    • They shall have set an example of courteous and noble behavior.
    • They shall have demonstrated support for the aims and ideals of the Society by being as authentic in dress, equipment and behavior as is within their power.
    • They shall have shared their knowledge and skills with others.
    • They shall have practiced hospitality according to their means and as appropriate to the circumstances.
    • They shall have made every effort to learn and practice those skills desirable at and worthy of a civilized court.
    • They should participate in Society recreations of several aspects of the culture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

The White Scarf is an award bestowed by the Crown and carries a Grant of Arms.