Documented from the Scrolls of the Reign of Magnus Tindal and Etain II, basileos kai basilissa Æthelmearc: the Business of Their Court at Baronial Investiture and the Feast of the 7 Deadly Sins, 6 February Anno Societatis L, in the Barony of Delftwood. As recorded by Their Silver Buccle Herald, Kameshima-kyō Zentarō Umakai, and Gwendolyn the Graceful, Brehyres, with the assistance of THL Sophie Davenport, Seedling Pursuivant, THL Gytha Oggesdottir, Silent Herald, and Marcellus Titus Cincinnatus.
In the morning, accompanied by Their Excellencies Fergus and Helene, Baron and Baroness of Delftwood, as recorded by Kameshima Silver Buccle:
Lord Rundwulf was awarded the Sigil of Æthelmearc for his service as guard to the Empress.
THL Gytha Oggesdottir was granted an Award of Excellence for the example that she sets to all those she meets, especially newcomers, and for her service as a silent herald. Scroll by Lady Vivienne of Yardley.
Baroness Anastasie de l’Amoure came forward to announce all those who had earned recognition as part of the recent Archery challenge, and presented tokens to Abiorn of Delftwood, Alaric MacConnal,
Alexander of Delftwood, Anastasie de l’Amoure, Arianna of Wynthrope, Artimis Magnus, Aurelio Baldasare, Beth of Delftwood, Boris Dragonsbane, Brandubh O’Donnghaille, Connal MacAodh, Corwin Templeton, Edward Harbinger, Eoin MacCogadhain, Floki of Angel’s Keep, Hrolfr Fjarfell, Katheryn Tantzel, Seamus Rogan, Takamatsu Yoshitaka and Ulfgrima Tannadotter.
The Imperatori presented gifts to Their Excellencies, then granted them leave to conduct their final business.
Their Excellencies presented themselves to the Imperatori, for Her Excellency had been having many bad dreams, and they wished to consult the Oracle of Delftwood for guidance. The Oracle was summoned, and interpreted Her Excellency’s dreams, informing them that His Excellency was required to quest far from home to slay a great beast. Her Excellency stated that she would stay by his side through his quest, but both Their Excellencies were concerned what would become of their dear Delftwood without its Baron and Baroness. They petitioned the Imperatori to appoint such good people in their stead that would guide the Barony after Their Excellencies had left. The Imperatori granted this request and divested the Baron and Baroness of their coronets.
Master Benedict Fergus atte Mede and THL Helene al-Zar’qa were created Baron and Baroness of the Court for their service as the Baron and Baroness of Delftwood. Scrolls by Baroness Ekaterina Volkova.
The Windmill Thrones being empty, the Imperatori sought counsel and news from the Seneschale of Delftwood, Meisterin Felicitas Flußmüllnerin. Meisterin Felicitas confirmed that the people of Delftwood had made their voices heard in an election in keeping with Society, Kingdom and Baronial Law and Policy, and had selected two from among their number to lead them. The Imperatori then called for THL Marcus Claudius Cincinnatus and Dame Desiderata Drake, invested them with the Baronial Coronets of Delftwood and named them Proprietarii of the Barony.
In the evening, accompanied by Their Excellencies Marcus and Desiderata, Baron and Baroness of Delftwood, as reported by Gwendolyn:
Their Majesties inducted Fela Flußmüllerin into Their Order of the Silver Buccle. Scroll by Lady Maria Adriane.
The children of the kingdom were invited to entertain themselves with activities and toys under the supervision of Baroness Clarice Roan while the adults conducted the business of the Court.
Their Majesties gave leave to the Baron and Baroness of Delftwood to conduct their Baronial Court.
The Honorable Lord Ruslan Igorovich Voronov was presented with the scroll commemorating his induction into Their Order of the Gage, previously awarded to him. Scroll by Lady Mary Elizabeth Clason.
Baron Malcolm Fitzwilliam was given an Award of Excellence for his continued support to the Crown. Scroll by Juliana of Angel’s Keep.
Baroness Susanna Thornton was given an Award of Excellence for her continued support to the Crown. Scroll by Lady Amalie Reinhardt.
Catherine O’Herlihy was given a Queen’s Award of Excellence for her industry and service since returning to the kingdom. Scroll forthcoming.
Their Majesties called before them Baroness Anastasia de l’Amoure, Baron Edward Harbinger, Joan Madison, Lady Kalishka, THL Matheus Hundamaðr, THL Ruslan Igorovich Voronov, Lord Sigurdr Issolfsson, THL Úlfr hinn svarti Júzki, and Lady Zinovia Ivanova, and bestowed upon them Sigils of Æthelmearc in thanks for their service to the reign.
Lady Aledis Lanen was made a Companion of the Order of the Golden Alce in absentia, for her skill with thrown weapons and service as a Thrown Weapons Marshal. Mistress Oðindisa Býkona accepted the award on her behalf and promised to convey meaningful words from the Emperor. Scroll by Master Caleb Reynolds.
Lord Corwin Alexander Templeton was created a Companion of the Order of the Golden Alce for his service as Archery Champion to the Barony of Delftwood, as well as his skill with rapier. Scroll will be forthcoming.
Ixac ben Simone was awarded Arms for his many acts of service. Scroll by Lady Vivienne of Yardley.
Lady Amalie Reinhardt was inducted into the Order of the Sycamore for her many works of calligraphy and illumination, bardic arts, cooking, brewing, jewelry making, and the making of largesse rings. Scroll in progress by The Honorable Lady Renata Rouge.
The Imperatori then awarded Lady Amalie a Sigil of Æthelmearc in thanks for her service as the web minister for Their website.
The Imperatori also called Meißterin Felicity Flüßmüllerin, Lord Finnr Jafnkollr, THL Fridrich Flüßmüllnerin, Barnoness Helene al-Zarqá, Lady Lijsbet de Keukere, Lady Katerina Beckerin, Lady Margaret Grace, and Lady Saskia Feldmeyrin into Their Presence and introduced them as members of the Guild of Saint Lucy’s, a sewing guild. These gentles were awarded Sigils of Æthelmearc for the garb that they provided to the Imperatori during Their reign.
The Empress also announced that the Guild had helped Her make favors, and that She would be distributing favors after Court to the accompaniment of Delftwood’s Baronial Bard.
Ghita Rinaldi de Amici was created a Companion of the Order of the Keystone and Awarded Arms for her commitment to assisting at the Pennsic troll, as well as other service. Scroll by Lady Rozalia Krawczkowia.
Lady Wylde Wysse was also inducted into the Order of the Keystone for her tireless work on raffles within the Barony of Delftwood, as well as other donations of time, talent, and largesse. She was presented with a scroll bearing the illumination and calligraphy of THL Ismay Ponde, text by Count Jehan de la Marche.
Countess Caryl Olesdattir and Earl Sir Yngvar the Dismal were awarded Sigils of Æthelmearc for their service to the Imperatori. It was further made known to the populace that all the Sigils which the Imperatori distributed at the day’s Court had been made by the hand of Countess Caryl.
The Imperatori summoned Their Order of the Fleur d’Æthelmearc into Their presence and there awaited the reappearance of Lady Lijsbet de Keukere from the kitchens, at which time, They elevated her to Companionship in that Order and Granted her Arms. She was presented with a medallion from Meesteress Odriana vander Brugghe. Scroll by Lady Vivienne of Yardley.
The Empress Etain then recognized several throughout the day who had inspired Her.
The Emperor Magnus Tindal thanked all scribes and medallion wrights who had contributed their talents and largesse to enhance the Court’s proceedings.
There being no further business, the Court of the Imperatori was closed.