[SCA-AE] ANNOUNCE: Report of the Court of TRM Henri et Elena Kingdom Twelfth Night 9 January as 44
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The Report of the Court of Their Majesties Henri and Elena, Roi et
Reine d’Aethelmearc, held at Kingdom Twelfth Night in the Barony of
Thescorre on the Ninth Day of January, as 44, Their Royal Highnesses
Malcolm and Tessa, Prince and Princess of Aethelmearc, and Their
Excellencies Eric and Katja, Baron and Baroness of Thescorre, in
attendance, THL Brandubh Ó Donnghaile, Silver Buccle.
Their Majesties invited Don Connor MacGillevrie and Lady Margaret
Griffith, the emissaries from the Kingdom of Ansteorra to attend Them.
They delivered gifts of fine fabrics and a cow from the King of
Ansteorra. Henri and Elena thanked them for the generosity of their
King, and in turn announced a call for assistance and donations for
replacing the regalia that was recently stolen from the Kingdom of
Ansteorra and the Barony of Namron, and that Baroness Marci of Hadley
and Dona Illadore de Bedegrayne would coordinate these efforts.
Their Majesties next called House Rolling Dragon to attend Them,
especially Lady Nivah Catherine Rose of Bannockburn and Lady Sorcha
ingen Airt. This household had embroidered many tokens and bags for
Their Majesties’ use as largess at Gulf Wars. Lady Nivah had headed
up the efforts, and Lady Sorcha had designed the embroidery patterns
Lady Allyssa von Stahlgeist was called forward and asked to present
her research of the pilgrimage to Canterbury. After reading her
findings Their Majesties invited Mistress Honnoria of Thescorre and
the other Members of the Order of the Laurel who had participated in
the Pilgrimage to Nobility to explain the activities of that day, and
invited the youth who had participated in the pilgrimage to come
forward, Kate, Kye, Zachary, Kayla, Robert, Lyssa and all others who
participated, and Their Majesties gave each of them a cast pewter
sprig of laurel leaves pin to add to their pilgrimage hoods made by
the hand of Master Thorstein Christianson Ronnow.
The Tribe Tuatha Fieren was invited forward and the Chief of the Tribe
Baron Caleb Reynolds presented Their Majesties with more circlets that
They might give out in court to accompany awards of arms.
Their Majesties invited Baroness Peregrine of Thescorre forward and
charged her with a chest of toys and did instruct the youth there
present to seek her out in the back of the hall to obtain one.
Their Majesties called forward Lady Margarita d’Sienna, Their Sylvan
Bard. Lady Margarita had conducted a competition to select the next
Sylvan Bard and Their Majesties called forward Kyliegh and Lady
Brigette de Sainte Mere-Eglise. They asked if Kyliegh would perform
Good King Wenceslas, and Her Majesty gave her a ring and asked her to
be Her Youth Bardic Champion. Their Majesties then Presented the
Baldric of the Sylvan Bard to Lady Brigette, and invited her to
perform at feast.
Their Majesties bid Lady Margarita d’Sienna to stay a moment longer in
Their Presence. They then inducted her into the Order of the Sycamore
for her bardic skills and eagerness to learn more and teach and
perform whenever possible. Scroll limned by Sir Sextus Plinius
Callidus, calligraphy courtesy of the Rhydderich Hael Calligrapher’s
Mistress Elisabeth Johanna von Flossenburg, the Minister of Arts and
Sciences, was invited forward. Mistress Elisabeth spoke with Their
Majesties that there was currently a vacancy amongst her deputies, and
Their Majesties called forward Sir Michael of Northwood as tasked him
to serve as the Arts and Sciences Deputy Minister for Historic Combat.
Their Majesties summoned Lady Meg the Mad as they had set her to
gather information on two of Her Majesty’s Guards Lord Po Silvertop
the Rogue and Lord Robert l’Etourdi the Fop and called them forward.
Since these two were well known pranksters she had determined that
they ought to be referred to as Heckle and Jeckle for their similar
character traits to the pair of magpies by those names.
Lord Robert l’Etourdi was then admitted into the Order of the Golden
Alce for with skill with rapier, floppy carrot, wit and wardrobe.
Scroll by Baroness Barbary Rose with words by Lord Po Silvertop.
Their Majesties called forth Lord Sigvaldi inn enski and inducted him
into the Order of the Golden Alce for his skills upon the heavy
weapons field. Scroll in progress by THLady Odriana vander Brugghe.
Ertekhan Khalek Shurrag Od was invited to attend Their Majesties, and
inducted into the Order of the Golden Stirrup for presenting himself
in proper Mongolian fashion upon the battle field. Scroll by Countess
Branwen ferch Gwythyr.
Their Majesties summed Lord Robert O’Connor and praised his good works
on behalf of the Shire of Sterlynge Vayle and the Kingdom of
Aethelmearc, and called the Order of the Millrind to witness his
induction into that order for his years of service holding or serving
as deputy to nearly every office in the shire, recruiting and driving
new members across the kingdom to attend events, and for serving as
shield tree deputy to Silver Buccle Herald. Words by THLord Brandubh
Ó Donnghaile, scroll to be forth coming.
Baroness Teresa Gabriella de Montoya and y Sevilla was invited forward
and she explained that her term as Chronicler of the Aestel had come
to an end and asked Their Majesties to call her successor forth.
Their Majesties summoned Lady Ysabeau Tiercelin and Baroness Teresa
passed on the regalia of the office of Chronicler to her and she gave
her oath of service to Their Majesties and to the Kingdom of
Their Majesties then called forth Baroness Roberta McMorland and
instructed her to attend both Their Majesties and Their Highnesses at
the Heralds and Scribes Symposium to answer whether she would accept
elevation to the Order of the Laurel at that time for her skills and
contributions to the scribal arts.
Their Majesties thanked all for attending, saying that they looked
forward tot the remainder of the evening and dancing. They reminded
the populace of the Armies gathering to the south and called the
Kingdom of Aethelmearc to crusade to accompany Their Majesties to Gulf
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