Documented from the Scrolls of the Reign of Titus and Anna Leigh, King
and Queen of Æthelmearc: the Business of Their Court at Gulf Wars in
the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, 18-19 March AS 49. As recorded by
Maistir Brandubh Ó Donnghaile, Sigil Herald with the assistance of
Baron Robert O’Connor, Sycamore Herald.

Photo by  Maistir Brandubh O Donnghaile

Photo by Maistir Brandubh O Donnghaile

Wednesday March 18 on the Fencing Tournament Field


Don Orlando di Bene del Vinta. Photo by Lady Arianna dal Vallone.

Their Majesties invited the Assembled Royalty of the Known World in attendance, to bear witness as They issued a Writ of Summons to Don Orlando di Bene del Vinta to confer with Their Heirs, Timothy and Gabrielle, as to when he would accept entry into the Order of Defense. Writ by Catharine Wolfe.

Thursday March 19 in Æthelmearc Camp

King Titus and Queen Anna Leigh invited the members of the Golden Thorn to rise and then presented Helen of Avalon, THLady Cristina inghean Ghriogair, Lord Uaithne mac Faelin, Lady Ailis inghean Mhaolain, Lady Katerina McGilledoroughe, Lady Arianna dal Vallone, Master John the Pell, THLord Marek Viacheldrago, Master Tofi Kerthjalfadsson, Countess Genevieve du Vent Argent, Lady Phelippe Ulfsdotter, Don Annanias Fenne, Maistir Brandubh O’Donnghaile, Amalia Lesniak, Alaric of Steltonwald, Master Alastar MacCrummin, Meistress Myfanwy ferch Rhiannon, THLady Anna im Turm, THLady Ines of Alegria, Lady Cassandra de Matise, Lady Siobhan MacDermott, Mistress Shishido Tora Gozen, Lady Rowena McCara, THLady Alianora Bronhulle and Baron Ichijo Honen with Golden Thorns for their service to the crown in travelling to Gulf Wars to support the kingdom of Æthelmearc.


Sir Byron. Photo by Mistress Illadore de Bedagrayne.

Their Majesties then invited THLord Marek Viacheldrago, Sir Thomas
Byron of Haverford, and Don Orlando di Bene del Vinta to come forward and presented each with a scroll of appreciation as each had stood as a Champion of Æthelmearc to represent the kingdom in the War Point Tournaments.

Helen of Avalon was Awarded Arms for her service as she had attended the war to support the kingdom and assisted driving a van full of other’s gear. Scroll limned by Mary Ann of Seamarch, scrivened by HL Vistillia Messalina Pulcheria.

Baron Robert O'Connor, photo by Mistress Illadore.

Baron Robert O’Connor, photo by Mistress Illadore.

Their Majesties called forth Lady Arianna dal Vallone and praised her for her skills in the fencing melees of the war, as she had singlehandedly stopped an Atlantian charge.

Baron Robert O’Connor was called forth and presented with theÆthel mearc Award of Excellence for serving as the land agent and camp organizer for the Gulf Wars camp.  Scroll limned by HL Signey of Starvanger, and scrivened by HL Vistillia Messalina Pulcheria.

Lady Phelippe, photo by

THLady Phelippe Ulfsfotter, photo by Maistir Brandubh.

Lady Phelippe Ulfsdotter was called forth and inducted into the Order of the Millrind for her service to the Kingdom as Webminister and seeing the kingdom through many changes in the policies of that office.  Scroll by HL Lillius MacGuffin and Mistress Adela Scrijver van Brugge.

photo by Maistir Brandubh O Donnghaile.

Baroness Katerina McGilledoroughe, photo by Maistir Brandubh.

Their Majesties called forth Lady Katerina McGilledoroughe and invited her friends to come forward and join her as They created her a Baroness of the Court for her service to Their Majesties as Head Retainer. Scroll by THLady Alianora Bronhulle.

Their Majesties then thanked all who had come to attend Gulf Wars and fight for Æthelmearc, and then dismissed the crowd to their entertainments.

There being no further business, Their Majesties’ Court was closed.

TRM on horses

Photo by Mistress Illadore.

In Honor and Service,

Kameshima Zentarō Umakai
Silver Buccle Principal Herald, Kingdom of Æthelmearc