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A '''Master at Arms''' is a [[peer]] of the [[Order of Chivalry]] who does not swear [[fealty]] to the [[throne]]. Masters at arms are at least as common as [[Knight]]s in the [[Chivalry]] of the [[SCA]], as there are many who are uncomfortable swearing fealty on a regular basis.
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In the [[SCA]] a '''Master at Arms''' is a [[peer]] of the [[Order of Chivalry]] who does not swear [[fealty]] to the [[throne]]. The distribution between [[Knight]]s and Masters-at-Arms is subject to quite a bit of regional variation, although in most [[Kingdom]]s, Knights greatly outnumber Masters.
   
Masters at arms are styled "Sir", like a Knight, and wear a [[white baldric]] instead of a [[white belt]] and [[chain]].
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Masters at arms wear a [[white baldric]] instead of a [[white belt]] and do not wear a [[chain]] of fealty.
   
 
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Revision as of 04:45, 23 September 2006

In the SCA a Master at Arms is a peer of the Order of Chivalry who does not swear fealty to the throne. The distribution between Knights and Masters-at-Arms is subject to quite a bit of regional variation, although in most Kingdoms, Knights greatly outnumber Masters.

Masters at arms wear a white baldric instead of a white belt and do not wear a chain of fealty.