[SCA-AE] Court Report of TRM Maynard and Liadain from Summer's End Sept 12 AS 44
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The Report of the Court of Their Royal Majesties Maynard and Liadain,
King and Queen of Aethelmearc from Summer’s End held on the 12th day
of September in the Barony of the Rhydderich Hael, Their Royal
Highnesses Henri and Elena and His Excellency Caleb of the Rhydderich
Hael in attendance, THLord Brandubh Ó Donnghaile, Silver Buccle, with
the assistance of Mistress Matilda Bosville de Bella Aqua.
Their Majesties summoned the Tribe Tuatha Fieren into Their court as
they had heard that they had some business to conduct. Baron William
Freskyn Murray begged a boon as the Chieftain of the Tribe, he had
served for some time in this post and wished to pass it on. Baron
Will then asked Baron Caleb Reynolds if he would take up the duties of
Tribe Chieftain. Baron Caleb consented to this, and Baron Will passed
on to him the golden torc and favors for new tribes members. However
the tribe did rise up and members shouted that they had yet to vote on
this changeover, but after a quick poll of the members present, they
determined that the Tribe was satisfied to have Baron Caleb as their
new leader. Baron Caleb then said that he had some business for the
tribe, and invested THLord Augusto Giuseppe da San Donato as an elder
of the tribe and invited Lord Robert l’Etourdi to join the tribe.
Their Majesties called THLady Douglas Cameron Fitzrery to attend Them.
Their Majesties reminded her that They had instructed her to sit
Vigil this day to contemplate elevation to the Most Noble Order of the
Laurel, and asked her if she was indeed ready to progress along this
path. Their Majesties further invited Maestra Filipia Capriotti,
THLady Cameron’s Laurel, to join them. Maestra Filipia released THL
Cameron from her fealty and took back the green belt which she wore as
a symbol of her apprentice relationship. Their Majesties called for
the members of the Order of the Laurel to come forward and take the
lady to Vigil and give such counsel as they may.
Mistress Elisabeth Johanna von Flossenburg was invited forward to
speak as the Kingdom Ministress of Arts and Sciences. She announced
that the vacant position of Kingdom Hounds Mistress had been filled by
Lady Fiona ingen ui Fhaolain.
Her Majesty announced that she still had Pennsic Favors, and invited
the populace to seek her out if they had not yet received one.
Maetra Filipia announced that the Vigil for THLady Cameron would begin
at 12:30 and that the first hour of the Vigil would be reserved for
Afternoon court on the field.
Their Majesties invited Duchess Meirwen uerch Owein and Duchess Rowan
de la Garnison to attend Them and gave them leave to address the
populace to award prizes for the Duke Morguhn Sheridan Memorial
Their Graces awarded a scroll by the hands of Baroness Ekaterina
Volkova and Baroness Boudiccea Ravenhair to Sir Magariki Katsuichi no
Koredono for his victory in the Polearm list. They awarded a scroll
by the hand of Baroness Ekaterina Volkova to His Highness Henri
d’Artois for his victory in the sword and shield list. And they
awarded a dagger to Lord Tiberius Pinarius Varro for embodying the
spirit of Duke Morguhn and being the bounciest fighter in the list.
Their graces next called for Ertekhan Khalek Shurrag Od and Countess
Branwen ferch Gwythyr to come forward. They gave a scroll by Dona
Alessandra Bentivegna da Faenza to Ertekhan Khalek for his Victory in
the Greatsword list, and another scroll to His Excellency Khalek by
the hand of Mistress Gillian Llwelyn of Ravenspur for his victory in
the 2 weapon list, and yet a third scroll by the hands of Baroness
Ekaterina Volkova and Baroness Boudiccea Ravenhair for his overall
victory of the tournament. They then turned to his inspiration
Countess Branwen and gave her a scroll hands of Baroness Ekaterina
Volkova and Baroness Boudiccea Ravenhair for inspiring Khalek to these
Their Majesties gave leave to His Excellency Caleb Reynolds to hold a
Their Majesties invited THLord Augusto Giuseppe da San Donato to come
forward as the captain of the Barony of the Rhydderich Hael’s Thrown
Weapons team. He and the thrown weapons team proceeded to present Her
Majesty with a parade of roses in honor of Her birthday.
Their Majesties awarded arms to Mikesh Synner in honor of her works as
scribe, seamstress, and chronicler of the Shire of Balckwater. Scroll
by Lady Renata Rouge.
Rhiannon Elandris of Glyndyfrdwy was awarded arms in absentia for her
more than 20 years of service to society as cook, cleaner of event
sites, and skills in equestrian arts. Scroll by Lady Averill
Lady Cordelia Colton was called into court and inducted into the Order
of the Cornelian for her unwavering smiles and friendly nature,
greeting and welcoming even strangers into her camp as if they were
family. Scroll by Lady Mary Elizabeth Clason with words by Mistress
Lassairfhiona inghean ui Ghallchobair, known to some as Rena the
Unpronounceable, was called into court. Their Majesties were greatly
pleased by her work in the Canton of Angels Keep and the Barony of
Delftwood as fencing Marshal in Training, Chirurgeon in training,
autocrat, and deputy and support for many Canton, Barony and regional
kingdom offices, and so they awarded her arms. Scroll by Lady
Margaret Stewart Quinn.
Eldritch the Owl was awrded arms in absentia for his diligence and
skill upon the archery range. He shoots adult distances, and keeps a
bowman average, and competes in the kingdom champion tournaments.
Scroll Illuminated by Baron Caleb Reynolds, and Calligraphed by Her
Majesty Liadain ni Dheirdre Chaomhanaigh.
Their Majesties called Lord David Chadwick to approach the thrones.
They praised his steady services at events tearing down and setting
up, helping in Kitchens, assistance with the royal camp at Pennsic,
and at Ice Dragon, he even served on the Queens Guard and teaches
youth fighters, for this Their Majesties inducted him into the Order
of the Keystone. Scroll Limned by Lady Sthurrim Caithnes, Calligraphy
by Mistress Gillian Llwelyn.
Their Majesties called THLady Marci of Hadley into court and inducted
her into the Order of the Keystone for works as a cook, service at
demos, hosting meetings and workshops, and serving as kingdom regalia
coordinator. Scroll Limned by THLady Keran Roslyn and Calligraohed by
Dame George Anne.
Lord Tiberius Pinarius Varro was inducted into the Order of the Golden
Alce for his skills at heavy combat especially with a glaive where we
is an enthusiastic asset on the melee field. Scroll Limned by Lady
Morwenna Everdon, Calligraphy by Duchess Anna Blackleaf upon a text by
Her Majesty Liadain ni Dheirdre Chaomhanaigh.
Lord Robert pour Maintenant was inducted into the Order of the Golden
Alce for more than 20 years of fighting prowess in the Barony of the
Rhydderich Hael and in the Household of Yama Kaminari. Scroll by Lady
Roxanne de St Luc with words by Sir Ogami Akira, translated into kanji
by Miyao no Choujou, Golden Alce Medallion by Lady Minamoto Taikawa
Their Majesties summoned the Abhainn Chiach Ghlais Cooks Guild and
thanked them for providing such high quality food stuffs for many
years, in particular the feast at Crown tournament and the food at Her
Ladyship Cameron’s Vigil. For all of the delicious and period food
they create Their Majesties were moved to induct the ACG Cooks Guild
into the Order of the Sycamore. Words by Baroness Ekaterina Volkova,
Sycamore Dishtowel by the hands of Lady Deirdre Scot of Clan Scot.
Their Majesties inducted Countess Isabeau de l’Isle into the Order of
the Keystone in absentia for her years of support to the Sylvan army
in the forms of Minitress of the Lists, Cook, seamstress, water bearer
and even retainer. Scroll limned by Mistress Juliana Delamare,
calligraphy by THLady Anlaith ingen Trena.
Lord Avarga Chagadaai was inducted into the Order of the Keystone in
absentia for his labors in the kitchens of the Rhydderich Hael and
Beau Fleuve producing many fine feasts at events and even at Pennsic,
and transporting baronial equipment. Scroll limned by Lady Briana na
Gealtacht de Mendoza, calligraphy by Mistress Gillian Llwelyn.
Their Majesties inducted Mistress Irene von Schmetterling into the
Order of the Golden Alce for her pursuits of the arts of the horse and
of the rapier. Scroll by Lady Ysabeau Tiercelin.
Their Majesties bestowed the Aethelmearc Award of Excellence upon
Mistress Arianna of Wynthrope for providing music for the delight of
all for more than 20 years in the SCA, for Barony, kingdom, court and
concert, even directing the Pennsic Known World Choir.
Lord Gabriel de Wenslagh was inducted into the Order of the Golden
Alce for his skills in heavy weapons. Scroll by Lady Fenris McGill.
Their Majesties called forth Lady Morwenna Everdon and inducted her
into the Order of the Golden Alce for her proven skills at thrown
weapons and at equestrian arts. Scroll by Lady Juliana Stafford.
Their Majesties summoned His Majesty’s Equestrian Champion,
Viscountess Rannveigr Haakonardottir. Their Majesties said that many
had noted her skills in the kitchens, others had noted her nimble
fingers which embroider her clothes, while more admired the garments
themselves, and none could deny the ease with which she could teach a
class. There was a group that also agreed that the skills of this
woman could not be ignored any longer and so Their Majesties inducted
Viscountess Rannveigr into the Order of the Fleur d’Aethelmearc.
Scroll by Lady Barbary Rose.
Their Majesties called Lord Filippo de Sancto Martino to attend Them.
They had heard much of the works of this man as well. They had heard
that he autocratted Ice Dragon, ran children’s activities, coordinated
demos, administered the Rhydderich Hael Email Lists, served as
Chatelaine, Webmaster and Minister of Fun. Indeed others had seen
these activities as well and so Their Majesties were so moved to
inducted Lord Filippo into the Order of the Millrind. Scroll by Lady
Isolda filia Georgii.
Their Majesties summoned The Honorable Lady Douglas Cameron Fitzrery
to attend them. She was then introduced to them by Maitre Gilles de
Beauchamps, Maestra Giulietta da Venezia and Don Eric Brehattin, and
her procession sung by Lady Rhenna de An t’Eilean Dubh. Their
Majesties asked if she was prepared to accept elevation into the Most
Noble Order of the Laurel, The Order of the Laurel was then summoned
and they confirmed their desire to have this lady elevated. Their
Majesties heard council from Duchess Meirwen uerch Owain, Royal Peer,
Sir Magariki Katsuichi no Koredono, Order of the Chivalry, Mistress
Elisabeth Johanna von Flossenburg, Order of the Laurel, and Maitre
Gilles de Beauchamps, Order of the Pelican. Maestra Filipia Caprioti
presented her with a cloak, and her husband Master Thorstein
Christianson Ronnow presented her with a laurel pendant that he carved
of amber by her design. Lord Gilchrist MacNaughton had created a
laurel wreath for her head also by her exacting designs, and Duchess
Rowan de la Garnison presented the ancestral fruitcake. Mistress
Cameron then swore her oath of fealty upon the sword of state and was
bid rise and greet her companions of the Order of the Laurel as the
scroll in progress by Fruthikona Hrefna inn heppna and Lady Morwenna
Everdon was read.
Her Majesty Invited all to seek her out to receive Pennsic favors.
Master Connor Bowsplitter was recognized as a Thrown Weapons Huntsman
and presented with a badge of his rank for attaining a thrown weapons
average of 89.67. Scroll limned by THLady Maria Cristina de Cordoba
with calligraphy by Her Majesty Liadain ni Dheirdre Chaomhanaigh.
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