Documented from the Scrolls of the Reign of Magnus Tindal and Etain II, Basileus Kai Æthelmearc: the Business of Their Court at Endless Hills Investiture in the Barony of Endless Hills, 24 October Anno Societatis L. As recorded by Baron Malcolm fitzWilliam, Keystone Herald, with the assistance of Meisterin Felicity Flußmüllnerin.
In the morning, accompanied by Their Excellencies Gunnar and Barbary Rose, Baron and Baroness of Endless Hills:
Their Majesties gave leave to Their Excellencies to hold their Final Court.
At the conclusion of their Court, Their Majesties asked to have words with Baron Gunnar and Baroness Barbary Rose. Hearing that it was indeed their choice to retire to their estates and seek periods of rest and relaxation, Their Majesties summoned Lady Julianna Woolworth, Seneschale of the Barony, to attend them and report on the Election Process for successors. Lady Julianna reported that a successful election following the Laws, Rubrics and Rules of the Sylvan Kingdom of Æthelmearc was held and Lord Verdi Luftskyn and Lady Fiona ingen O’Fhaolain were elected to succeed Baron Gunnar and Baroness Barbary Rose. Hearing this Their Majesties removed the ancient coronets of the Barony from the heads of Lord Gunnar and Lady Barbary Rose and invited their friends and families to escort them to a place of comfort and repose.
Their Majesties then called Lord Verdi Luftskyn and Lady Fiona ingen O’Fhaolain to their Presence and asked them if they still wished to become the Keepers of Their Barony of the Endless Hills. Hearing that they did, Their Majesties accepted the Oaths of Fealty of Verdi and Fiona to Æthelmearc; the Crown and Their Heirs.
His Majesty Tindal II invested Verdi Luftskyn with the Baron’s ancestral coronet and Her Majesty Etain II invested Fiona ingen O’Fhaolain with the Baroness’s ancestral coronet. Their Majesties presented Baron Verdi Luftskyn and Baroness Fiona ingen O’Fhaolain to their populace.
In the evening, accompanied by Their Excellencies Verdi and Fiona, Baron and Baroness of Endles Hills:
Their Majesties gave leave to Their Excellencies to hold their First Court.
Inspired by the Silent Auction going on during the day, Her Majesty called on Lady Julianna Woolworth to present her with a token for the work well done.
Calling forth the “Future of Æthelmearc” and giving them into the custody of Baroness Anastasia along with toys, and games Their Majesties sent the children present out to amuse themselves.
Their Majesties called forward Maggie the Other and in recognition of her Gentle and Welcoming nature made her the newest Member of the Order of the Cornelian, Calligraphy and Text by Lady Abigail Kelhoge.
Their Majesties called forward THL Nest ferch Rhys, who was presented Their Sigil in recognition of and in thanks for her maintenance of the Royal and Imperial Regalia, especially the Coronets and Crowns.
Their Majesties asked to have words with one who they believe is mis-named. After confirming that Elva the Evil is not really evil, Their Majesties granted her an Award of Arms and made her a Lady of the Court. Scroll is Forthcoming.
Their Majesties called forward one Alain Pyett a Fencer, Archer and Thrower, and in recognition of his hard work and dedication, he was created a Member of the Order of the Golden Alce. Scroll by Magge Il Foster.
Their Majesties called Vile Von Dragon to have words with him. Confirming that he is a fencer and archer, and a Marshall in Training, they created him a Member of the Order of the Golden Alce. Scroll with Illumination by Chahagan and Wordsmithing by Jinx.
Their Majesties called forth one Dorothea fitzWaryn to speak of words and numbers. After hearing her they knew she was indeed an Exchequer and Tollner, and created her a Member of the Keystone in recognition of her work for the Barony and the Kingdom. Scroll by Baroness Marianna Pietrosanti with words by Mistress Euriol.
Their Majesties called forward Kolfina Jodisdottir, who while new to the Barony and the Kingdom is already noted as an exemplar of the Clothing and accessory arts. In recognition of this Their Majesties created Kolfina a Member of the Order of the Sycamore. Scroll by Maria Christina de Cordoba.
Their Majesties asked someone to go into the kitchen and bring back Baron Ulrich Drachendonner so that they could have words with him. Their Majesties had realized that in many quiet ways he has come to be one of finest exemplars of the “Viking Persona” and in recognition would make him a Companion of the Sycamore. Scroll by Lord Ulf the Barelegged with words by Lord Cormac mac Gille Brigde.
Their Majesties asked to speak to one Perote Campbell, a friend, he spends much time travelling through Æthelmearc as a Feastocrat and marshal, supporter of peers and our Royalty. Therefore we will with the Advice and Consent of our Friends of the East make him a Baron of the Æthelmearc Court and Grant him Arms. Scroll by Master John.
Their Majesties called forward Don Po Silvertop the Rogue to have words with him in recognition of all he does for His Barony, the Fencing Community, the Privateers of Æthelmearc, and the Schtick with which all and sundry are amused. Despite hearing denials Their Majesties created him a Companion of the Order of the Millrind. Wordsmithing by Baroness Helene al Zarga, Baron Fergus Atte Mede and Meisterin Felicity Flußmüllnerin, Scroll forthcoming.
Their Majesties asked that Lord Gunnar and Lady Barbary Rose be found and brought into Court for conversation. After discussing their six years as Baron and Baroness of Endless Hills, Their Majesties made them a Baron and Baroness of the Court of Æthelmearc in recognition of their many years of service.
There being no further business, the Imperial Court was closed.