Originally posted by NicolaiS
What is the current Dollar - Schilling rate? ... It might not be worth the trouble at all.
1st, you shall swear to our sovereign lord the king that makyd you of the order of herald in his excellent presence, and to be true in all maner poynt, and if you hear any manner of language or any other thing that should touch treaon to his high and excellent person, or to his noble and discreet council, so help you God and holy dome
Item you shall be serviceable and secret in all points, except treason, and obedience to all knights and gentleness, to lords and ladies and to gentlemen and gentlewomen, and as a confessor of arms, and cause and counsel them to all them truth, worship, and virtue in that in you is, so help you God and holy dome
Item you shall be true of all your reports, and diligent to seek worship, and desire to be into place ther grete semble of princes and princesses, lords, ladies, and estates of great worship, where through you may have cunning to report to your prince or princess, or other estate, such worship as is occupied there, so help you God and holy dome
Item you shall promise, in case that fortune fall you to meet any gentleman of name and of arms that has lost his goods in our sovereign lord's service, or in any other place of worship, if he required you of your goods to his sustenance, you shall give or lend him to your power, so help you God and holy dome
There's more but I feel merciful so I shall spare you the rest of this drivel