Re: Re: Sartar and nationhood

From: Mikko Rintasaari <mikrin_at_...>
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2001 15:36:35 +0200 (EET)

On Wed, 31 Jan 2001 bethexton_at_... wrote:

<snip: a lot of interesting stuff about nations>
> Anyways, what little I know about the kingdom of Sartar suggests that
> that King has little in the way of resources. Oh, sure, the tribes
> all pay a certain amount of tribute, but that is never enough to let
> the king support forces even equivalent to a single tribes...

My view has been (so far) that the prince of the Quivini (ei. ruler of Sartar) commands some elite units of weaponthanes, but indeed doesn't have a standing army with a fyrd of thousands. Some nice cavalry parhaps, and the royal huscarls.


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