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A '''reeve''' was responsible for the management of the [[laws]] and finances of an area. The position evolved in time from the original [[Anglo-Saxon]] role as a [[steward]] or [[governor]] into one more of a local head of the judiciary or a [[bailiff]]. The word was usually linked to the area it managed e.g. [[port]]reeve, [[shire]]-reeve. Shire-reeve eventually became [[sheriff]].
A '''Reeve''' is the SCA [[officer]] who acts as the group [[treasurer]]. They deal with all the [[mundane]] [[financial issue]]s of the group/s, keeping financial records and accounts, and ensuring the group/s they are in charge of are not running themselves into debt!
 
   
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==Reeves in the SCA==
The reeve is usually a quite underappreciated job. Hug a Reeve Today!
 
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Some groups call their [[Exchequer]] by this name.
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[[category:SCA officers]]

Latest revision as of 00:57, 5 November 2007

A reeve was responsible for the management of the laws and finances of an area. The position evolved in time from the original Anglo-Saxon role as a steward or governor into one more of a local head of the judiciary or a bailiff. The word was usually linked to the area it managed e.g. portreeve, shire-reeve. Shire-reeve eventually became sheriff.

Reeves in the SCA

Some groups call their Exchequer by this name.