[SCA-AE] Royal Court Report: Last Court of Robin & Isabeau
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Being the Report of the Court of Their Royal Majesties, Robin and
Isabeau, King and Queen of AEthelmearc. Court held on April 22, AS 40
(2006) at the Coronation of Malcolm and Tessa in Their Shire of
Sunderoak. Giulietta da Venezia, Reporting Herald, with the assistance
of Her Excellency, Margaret Makafee.
Rosalia Iuliana Andere was awarded arms for her service as Chatelaine
and Seneschal of the College of Cour d'Or. Scroll text by Her
Excellency, Graidhne ni Ruaidh and Her Excellency, Margaret Makafee.
Charles O'Connor was made a Companion of the Scarlet Guard for his
prowess at archery. Scroll by Her Excellency, Graidhne ni Ruaidh.
Deirdre ingean Dhomnaill was made a Companion of the Millrind and
granted arms in absentia for her many years of service to the rapier
and heraldic communities, as well as to the Barony of St. Swithin's Bog
and the Shire of Sunderoak. Scroll by Her Excellency, Aidan ni Leir.
Colin MacWilliams was made a Companion of the Millrind and granted arms
in absentia for his many years of service to the rapier community and
to the Kingdom. Scroll by Her Excellency, Ekaterina Volkova.
Magnus Tindal was made a Companion of the Gage and granted arms for his
prowess at heavy weapons combat. Scroll by Sir Murdoch Bayne.
Their Majesties bestowed Sigils of AEthelmearc upon the following
Matilda Bosvyle de Belle Acqua
Una de Saint Luc
Marguerite de la Marche
Diego Miguel Munoz de Castilla
Branwen ferch Gwythyr
Colette de Paris
Deianeira Argante o Annwfn
Charles de Cayeux
Gwendolyn the Graceful
Juliana Rosalia Dolce di Siena
Alessandra Bentivegna da Faenza, called Yasmina
Katja Davidova Orlova Khazarina
Eric Grenier de la Barre, called Grendel
Ivan Piotrovic Pevcov
William Freskyn Murray
Thomas von Hessen
Steffan Wolfgang von Ravensburg
Elisabeth Johanna von der Flossenburg
Giulietta da Venezia
Mathilde des Pyrenees
Their Majesties created Diego Miguel Munoz de Castilla a Baron of Their
Court for his service to the Crown and to the rapier community. Scroll
by Her Grace, Dorinda Courtenay; Spanish text by Her Excellency,
Rhiannon the Curious.
Their Majesties created Gwendolyn the Graceful a Baroness of Their
Court for her service to the Crown and to the bardic community. Scroll
scrivened by THLady Hrefna in heppna Thorgrimsdottir and limned by S.
Lovechild, upon a text by Her Excellency, Ekaterina Volkova.
Their Majesties created Dominic Morland a Baron of Their Court for his
service to the Crown and to the youth combat community. Scroll by
THLady Matilda Bosvyle de Belle Acqua.
Their Majesties created Roberta Rhiannon McMorland a Baroness of Their
Court for her service to the Crown and to the scribal community.
Scroll in progress by THLady Alienor Russeal.
Their Majesties called forth their retainers, thanked them for their
dedication during the Reign, and released them from Their service.
Her Majesty called forth Her guard, thanked them for their diligence
and dedication during the Reign, and released them from Her service.
A herald appeared bearing urgent news of an army bearing the banner of
the Dragon, massing upon the Kingdom's southern borders.
Another herald appeared bearing news of a host of mercenaries making
their way across lands of the Middle Kingdom, with a view toward
besieging our Fair Kingdom from the West.
His Highness, Malcolm, asked that He be permitted to take up the burden
of defending the Realm against these foreign invaders, so that the
memory of Their Majesties' Reign might remain as one untouched by the
fires of battle. His Majesty inquired by what right His Highness
asserted his claim.
Her Excellency, Marguerite de la Marche, Seneschal of AEthelmearc,
attested that, on the 7th day of October in His Shire of Hartstone, Sir
Malcolm did fight that day for the honor of his lady wife Tessa, and
had duly won the right to wear the Crown of AEthelmearc.
Sir Magariki Katsuichi no Koredono, Earl Marshal of AEthelmearc,
attested that a tournament had indeed been held to determine the true
and rightful Heir to the Throne, and that the undisputed winner was Sir
Malcolm, who by right of arms is the Crown Prince of AEthelmearc.
His Highness then stated his claim to the Throne, claiming it by the
same right that Richard of Mont Royal invoked at the birth of our
Society, that Yngvar the Dismal invoked at the birth of our Nation, and
that His Majesty Himself invoked in His time.
His Majesty received His Highness' Oath, given to Their Majesties and
the populace of AEthelmearc, in which He promised to uphold the laws
and customs of the Realm, to cause justice to be administered rightly,
impartially and wisely in compassion and truth, and to defend and
strengthen the just laws and customs of the Realm to the honor of
His Majesty spoke fondly to His Queen, Isabeau, thanked her for her
service to the Realm, removed the Crown from Her head, and placed it
upon Her Throne. His Majesty then crowned Malcolm eighteenth King of
Thus did the Court and Reign of Robin and Isabeau come to an end,
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