[Spellyans] More on bys/bes words and diacritical marks

Harry Fraiser harryfraiser at googlemail.com
Sun Jul 20 08:58:52 IST 2008


How are these Bardic titles determined? Do their spellings undergo
variation pari passu with orthographical reform?

Harry

On 7/20/08, Craig Weatherhill <weatherhill at freenet.co.uk> wrote:
> Oh, now this IS interesting, Pat.  Neither Nicholas nor I appear in the
> Bardic roll.  Yes, we both resigned our bardship, and the list could say
> so.  However, what the Gorsedd appears to be doing is to write our
> bardship out of history.  The facts remain that I was installed as a
> Bard in 1981 for services to archaeology, and Nicholas rather earlier
> than that for services to the language.  Those facts cannot be discarded
> simply by omission.
>
> However, if you then look at the list of Bardic Names, Delynyer
> Hendhyscans is there, followed by the words "resigned" and Weatherhill.
>
> Someone at the Gorsedd is being disingenuous, I feel.
>
> Craig
>
> Golvan, too is there, correctly identified (by surname only) as Williams
> - but no mention of resignation.
>
>
>
> Pat wrote:
>>
>>
>> http://www.gorsethkernow.org.uk/english/archives/newbards/bardic_roll.pdf
>>
>> http://www.gorsethkernow.org.uk/english/archives/newbards/bardic_names.pdf
>>
>> This is the link to this years which were announced last week.
>> http://www.gorsethkernow.org.uk/english/archives/newbards/bard2008.htm
>>
>> >My apologies for going off topic Michael, but we have recently put 2
>> >new lists of Bards on the Gorseth website which can be searched by
>> >surname or Bardic names.
>>
>> Give the URLs?
>> --
>> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com <http://www.evertype.com/>
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