[SCA-AE] ANNOUNCE: Report of the Court of TRM Henri et Elena Queen's Rapier Champion October 3rd as 44
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The Report of the Court of Their Royal Majesties Henri and Elena, King
and Queen of Sylvan Aethelmearc at Queen’s Rapier Champion Event held
in the Shire of Sunderoak on the 3rd day of October as 44, THL
Brandubh Ó Donnghaile, Silver Buccle, with the assistance of THL
Cadell Blaidd du.
Their Majesties called forward Sir Aengus MacBane and thanked him and
his entire staff for their efforts to host the event. His Majesty
told the populace that when he had first announced his intentions to
hold an event for the Queen’s rapier champion, that Sir Aengus leapt
forward and made it happen. In thanks for his efforts in for the
event and his general Chivalric Bearing, King Henri removed a link
from his own chain and gave it to Sir Aengus as he inspired His
Their Majesties announced that the Largess Arts and Sciences
exhibition had been held that day and that Baroness Betha of Bedford
had presented both the most entries and the highest quality of entries
and proclaimed her the winner.
Mistress Constance Waite was invited to come forward and Their
Majesties charged her with a large basket of toys and bid her
distribute them to all the children and youths who had attended the
Their Majesties bestowed the Aethelmearc award of Excellence upon
Dylan of Sunderoak in absentia for his quick study of protocols at the
Pennsic War. His efforts at the war had made a very large impression
on Their Majesties. Scroll by Lady Margaret Stewart Quinn.
Their Majesties called forward James Gallagher and commended him on
fighting in his first tournament. They also told him that they had
heard of his labors as Deputy Seneschale of the Incipient College of
Vulcans Forge, where he fosters newcomers. For this Their Majesties
awarded him Arms. Scroll by Lady Helene Al-Zarqa.
Uthred Aet Pyttansburh was called forward and awarded arms for his
hard work in the Shire of Sunderoak, for cooking and assisting at
events, washing dishes and fighting with such prowess that he made his
way into Quarter finals of the Known World Novice Tourney at Pennsic.
Scroll Limned by THL Mea the Bold with Calligraphy by Duchess Anna
Their Majesties were also truly impressed by the martial feats of Lord
Rouland of Willowbrooke. At the age of 15 he completed a deed of arms
to 1000 bouts in the span of merely 7 days at the Pennsic War. Their
Majesties bestowed upon him the Aethelmearc Award of Excellence with a
scroll by Lady Mary Elizabeth Clason, with words by Lady Mary
Elizabeth Clason and Mistress Gillian Llwelyn.
Lord Vladimir Two swords was called forward, as he had conducted a
William Marshal Tournament for the Heavy Fighters that day, which Sir
Kadan Chakhilghan had won, and Their Majesties asked Vlad to pass on
to him Tablet woven trim Made by THL Katla Ulfhethinn.
Their Majesties had more business with Vlad Twoswords since he had won
the bearpit tourney that had been conducted at Hervest Raids the week
before, and Therio Majesties presented him with a scroll to
commemorate that occasion painted by Lady Isabella of Sylvan Glen with
calligraphy by Mistress Gillian Llwelyn.
Dona Sasha Grey was called forth and Their Majesties thanked her for
making Them the fine garb in which They appeared, and inducted Dona
Sasha as a Royal Stitcher and Clothier. Further They noted that she
was always one of the most polite and calm people about the list and
that her gentility, grace and positive spirit affected the honor and
decorum of those around her and so Their Majesties inducted her into
the Order of the Cornelian. Scrolls by Mistress Matilda Bosville de
Bella Aqua and THL Colette de Paris.
Their Majesties called forth Her Majesty’s Rapier Champion Herr Josef
Kildonen. Herr Josef had conducted a tournament that day to name his
successor as Her Majesty’s Champion and was proud to announce that
Master Donnan MacDuibhshithe had bested all others in the tourney.
Her Majesty thanked Herr Josef and gave him a ring from her finger and
presented Master Donnan with a Leather belt favor made by Lord Reyanrd
le Vavaseur as they transferred the regalia of the Champion. Scroll
limned by Lady Gwenhwyvar Morwyn, calligraphy by Pani Zofia
Kowalewska, with words by Lady Beatrice de Winter. Her Majesty
further called forth Lord William Parris and gave him a woven favor
made by Mistress Mahin Banu Tabrizi for his valiant efforts in giving
Master Donnan a suitable opponent to fight in the final rounds.
Their Majesties called forward Lady Emily of Dunvagen. They had a
gift for her and presented her with a small box wrapped in twine and
bid her open it and tell all what she saw. Inside she found a scroll
wrapped tightly and cut in half, and upon inspection she determined
that this was Master Quinn Kerr’s half of her cadet contract. Their
Majesties Called for Master Quinn to explain this. Master Quinn said
that there was nothing more he could teach her in the school of fence
and took back the blue scarf that she wore as his cadet. Her Majesty
summoned Her order of the White Scarf and asked them if they would
have this woman numbered among them since Master Quinn had released
her. Her Majesty called for a scarf and Master Quinn produced a fine
silk scarf made by his Lady Brynn Kerr and presented it to Her Majesty
to tie about Lady Emily’s arm. Scroll limned by Lady Sthurrim
Caithnes calligraphy by Mistress Gillian Llwelyn.
His Majesty thanked the populace and especially the Shire of Sunderoak
for the event, and set forth this day as a challenge to all of His
descendents to make the Queen’s Rapier Champion Event a tradition
Herr Josef Begged the boon to speak as to the second tourney of the
day and announced that Dona Illadore de Bedegrayne had won the Bear
Pit Tourney with 49 wins, and Don Benedict Fergus ate Mede had come in
second with 26 wins in this tourney.
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