Commit d1af020c authored by A.B. Gules's avatar A.B. Gules
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Edits to heraldry pages per Lynette

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__Ask:__ "How much help do you want from me?" Get a clear idea of what the marshal and MoL want from you. The goal is a smooth-running tournament, rather than a scramble.
__Remember__ that running the tournament is the marshals' and MoL's job – yours is to help it run smoothly, keep people informed and make it look good. Refer any questions from fighters about how to run the tourney to the marshal or list minister.
__Remember__ that you help run the tournament with clear communication: making it easy for the fighters to hear their calls to the field, for the list minister to hear results, for the gallery of spectators to understand the outcomes.
The marshals' and MoLs' look after the fighters, the rules, and any rule interpretation. Refer any questions from fighters about how to run the tourney to the marshal or list minister.
__Get a list__ of the initial fighting order from the MoL. Ideally, these are on small index cards.
For example, for a 'round' of bouts, the MoL typically sorts the cards into pairs, so everyone has an opponent. Keep the pairs together! and keep the pairs in the order you received them.
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__What does court do for us?__
# Court is communication
Court is the chance for the royals to speak with the people of their kingdom. Changes to law are announced at court, as are decisions of Curia (the head officers and public servants of the kingdom). Heralds lend their voices to make those messages clear, along with the many other pieces of news we share.
While SCA court is a modern construct, we can learn about how medieval monarchs held court, and emulate them: for example, with seating arrangements which follow period practice.
# Court is ceremony
* A special occasion: it's almost always someone's first court, or their first award, and you always remember your first
* A framework to show off our monarchs at their best
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# Getting started as court herald
Offer your help – either to the court herald, or to their Highnesses or Majesties.
Offer your help, __ideally in advance of an event__ – either to the court herald, or to their Highnesses or Majesties. Good court takes preparation from all people involved.
## Assist the herald in charge
* Read scrolls
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