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'''Grandfather rights''' or things allowed under a '''grandfather clause''' are things which would not be allowed according to current laws or practices but which predate those laws and practices and so are allowed to continue.  Things which are "grandfathered" tend to occur in older Kingdoms, predominantly the [[Kingdom of the West|West]] and the [[Kingdom of the East|East]] since many of their practices were established in the early days of the corporate SCA.
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'''Grandfather rights''' or things allowed under a '''grandfather clause''' are things which would not be allowed according to current [[laws]] or practices but which predate those laws and practices and so are allowed to continue.  In the [[SCA]], things which are "grandfathered" tend to occur in older [[Kingdom]]s, predominantly the [[Kingdom of the West|West]] and the [[Kingdom of the East|East]] since many of their practices were established in the early days of the corporate SCA.
  
 
Notable examples of grandfathering include:
 
Notable examples of grandfathering include:
* The only "Court Count" in the SCA,  Vardak Mirceavitch Basarabov of Iloi, made a Count before the title was reserved to those who had been [[King]] once.
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* Maintaining recognition of [[heraldic]] [[device]]s and [[name]]s that are no longer acceptable to the [[College of Arms]].
* The [[Crown Province of Ostgardr]] which functions as a [[Barony]], while all other Provinces are explicitly denied a ceremonial head.
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* The only "[[Court]] [[Count]]" in the SCA,  Vardak Mirceavitch Basarabov of Iloi, made a Count before the [[title]] was reserved to those who had been [[King]] once.
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* The [[Crown Province of Ostgardr]] which functions as a [[Barony]], while all other [[Province]]s are explicitly denied a ceremonial head.
 
* The status of [[Eoforwic]] as a [[Royal Citie]] within the [[Kingdom of Ealdormere]].
 
* The status of [[Eoforwic]] as a [[Royal Citie]] within the [[Kingdom of Ealdormere]].

Revision as of 14:31, 8 September 2006

Grandfather rights or things allowed under a grandfather clause are things which would not be allowed according to current laws or practices but which predate those laws and practices and so are allowed to continue. In the SCA, things which are "grandfathered" tend to occur in older Kingdoms, predominantly the West and the East since many of their practices were established in the early days of the corporate SCA.

Notable examples of grandfathering include: