Documented from the Scrolls of the Reign of Magnus Tindal and Etain, Basileus Kai Æthelmearc: the Business of Their Court at Crown Tournament, 10 September Anno Societatis L, in the Shire of Misty Highlands. As recorded by Their Silver Buccle Herald, Kameshima-kyō Zentarou Umakai.
In the afternoon:
When the last blow had been struck, the Imperatori called before them Baron Sir Thomas Byron of Haverford, the only competitor who remained standing, and his consort and inspiration, Baroness Sir Ariella of Thornbury. They crowned His Excellency as Their Heir and named him the Imperator Destinatus of Æthelmearc. Prince Byron then placed the Heir’s Consort’s coronet upon the brow of Princess Ariella.
In the evening, accompanied by Their Heirs, Byron and Ariella:
The Imperatori presented a basket of gifts to Their Highnesses and welcomed Them into Their Court.
Mistress Arianna of Wynthrope was invited forth to speak of the Youth Champion tournament that had taken place that morning. Of all those that had competed, the Imperatori called forth two to serve as Their Youth Champions: they named Karl Kupferhelbelinc as Division I Champion, and Drake Magnusson as Division II/III Champion. Scrolls by Mistress Fredeburg von Katzenellenbogen.
The children of the Realm were summoned before the Imperatori, who invited them to accompany Their own children to meet with Dame Hrefna Úlfvarinnsdóttir in the back of the hall, where there would be toys and games so that they would not be bored through Court.
Kameshima-kyō Zentarou Umakai, Silver Buccle Herald, and Master Tofi Kerthjalfadsson, Kingdom Exchequer, offered their Oath of Service, as they had not been able to attend the Imperial Coronation.
Lady McKenna Henderson, who had served as Royalty Liaison for the day, was called forth and given a token of appreciation from Baroness Mariana, the Imperial Reign Coordinator.
The Ladies of the Rose and Garnet were invited to speak of the chivalry and courtesy displayed on the field that day, and to name one to bear the Shield of Chivalry. The Ladies wanted to recognize the honorable behavior of THL Beatrix Krieger and THL Jussie Laplein, but they named THL Darian Valski as the most chivalrous combatant of the day and asked him to be their champion and bear the Shield of Chivalry in the Imperial Court.
THL Ailionora Bronhulle was awarded the Sigil of Æthelmearc for her service as retainer and guard. No scroll was present.
Leonardis Hebenstreit was awarded Arms for both learning and teaching the art of heavy weapons combat, as well as serving during feasts and cleaning dishes after they are done. He also volunteered to serve at the Roses’ Tea at Pennsic. No scroll was present.
Lord Rouland of Willowbrooke was Granted Arms and inducted into the Order of the Gage for his increasing prowess in heavy weapons, which started in the Youth Combat program, continues in the lists and on the melee fields, and serves as an inspiration to many currently in the Youth Combat program. Promissory scroll by Maîtresse Yvianne de Castel d’Avignon.
The Empress, continuing in the tradition of her predecessors, spoke of how She was inspired by Count Sir Jehan de la Marche, by his service as marshal, and at his eloquence on the field. She presented him with her token of inspiration for the day.
The Imperatori wished to recognize the work of all of the scribes of Æthelmearc, whose tireless work beautified Their Courts and Their Kingdom.
There being no further business, the Imperial Court of the Basileus was closed.