Documented from the Scrolls of the Reign of Magnus Tindal and Etain, Basileus Kai Æthelmearc: the Business of The Empress’s Court at Hunter’s Moon, 3 October Anno Societatis L, in the Shire of Hartstone. As recorded by THL Sophie Davenport, Seedling Herald.

After instructing the populace to seek their comfort, The Empress called for Beatrix Krieger and the children present. Beatrix passed out goodie bags with toys to the children so they may be amused while the business of the Court was conducted.

The Empress called for the Autocrat of the event, Beatrix Krieger, and the cooking staff. THL Beatrix thanked the Chief cook, Lady Abigail Kelhoge and her staff for working hard to prepare a wonderful feast to be served after court, the marshalls for fencing, heavy weapons and thrown weapons, and the populace of Hartstone for their work in the rain to make the event a success.

The Empress next wished to hear about the heavy weapons tournament held. THL Thorsol Solinauga reported that THL Beatrix Krieger had won the Barricade Tournament, and that Master John the Pell had won the Bear Pit Tournament. THL Thorsol also wished to say how impressed he and the other fighters were of Alexi and how he conducted himself on the field.

The Empress then wished to hear about the day’s fencing tournament from Baroness Helene al-Zarqa’. She reported that Round Robin tournament was won by Master Benedict Fergus atta Mede, with a scroll by Lady Abigail Kelhoge, and by much acclaim of his peers, Master Caleb Reynolds won the Barricade Tournament, with a scroll by Lady Abigail Kelhoge.

It was reported that there are some Throwers who had attained new rankings, and the Empress requested that Master Antonio de Luna elaborate. He reported that Joselyn of Hartstone has attained the rank of Thrower, that Douglas of Hartstone has attained the rank of Verfer, that Kiegard, Destroyer of Worlds has attained the rank of Verfer, and that THL Renata Rouge has attained the rank of Caster. Master Antonio invested them with the insignia of their new status and instructed them to return the insignia for updating when they have reached the next level.

The Empress requested that Master Antonio remain for a moment. She spoke of the weather and the work that Master Antonio did to set up ranges, and did name him her inspiration of the day.

The Empress then had Hrolfr Fairfell called forth and named him the new Archery Champion, as he had won the Tournament held at A Shoote in the Wyldewoode on September 5th. Scroll by Master Caleb Reynolds.

The Empress requested the current Thrown Weapons Champion to attend and report. Master Tiernach Mac Cathail reported that although the weather was wet and cold, a tournament was held and winner is to be the new champion. He then call forth Shawn de la Mort, introduced him to the Empress and with her approval invested Shawn with the insignia of the Champion, instructing him to give his oath. Scroll by Master Caleb Reynolds.

The court of Empress Etain was then closed.

In Honor and Service,
Kameshima Zentarō Umakai
Silver Buccle Principal Herald, Kingdom of Æthelmearc