Documented from the Rolls and Files of the Coram Regibus of Thomas Byron and Ariella, Rex et Regina Æthelmearc: Being a True Record of the Business of Her Majesty’s Royal Court at the Arts and Sciences Faire, 23 April, Anno Societatis L, in the Shire of Hartstone. As recorded by Baron Fridrikr Tomasson, Gulskell Herald.

Her Majesty apologized for the absence of His Majesty who sent with Her His thoughts and best wishes to all who entered the Prize Tourney and attended the A&S Faire. Her Majesty spoke of her joy and admiration of the fine work She had seen that day.

Her Majesty invited THL Renata Rouge into Her presence. She thanked Lady Renata for all of the work and effort that the Shire of Hartstone made to make the Arts & Sciences Faire a reality. Lady Renata thanked the people of Hartstone and her staff, especially Lady Lasairfhiona inghean Aindriasa, the cook for the day.

Her Majesty asked Baron Fridrikr Tomasson to speak of the Prize Tourney.

Baron Fridrikr thanked all those in Hartstone and those who travelled long distances for attending the A&S Faire. He spoke of the bravery needed to enter, of the generosity of the sponsors, and the dedication of the judges and commenters for the day.

Baron Fridrikr then introduced the Landed Nobles who attended the event and invited them to give their tokens to their favorite artists for the day:

Their Excellencies of Delftwood, Marcus and Desiderata, presented their token for the day to Lady Marguerite de Neufchasteau for her Noble Feast Presentation.

Marguerite feast

Lady Marguerite de Neufchasteau with her Noble Feast Presentation. Photo by Master Fridrikr.

Their Excellencies of the Rhydderich Hael, Magnus and Miriel, presented their token to Baroness Beatrix Krieger for her Woodcut Printing.


Baroness Beatrix Krieger with her woodcut printing entry. Photo by Master Fridrikr.

Her Majesty then invited Kalishka Peredslava into Her presence and presented Kalishka with Her token for her Glassblowing.


Kalishka Peredslava with her blown glass entries. Photo by Master Fridrikr.

Baron Fridrikr then invited all the entrants and those sponsors present to enter the Royal Presence. Gifts were then exchanged between artisans and sponsors.

The entrants for the day were:

Elena de la Palma, Marguerite de Neufchasteau, Felice de Thornton, Elzbieta Traidenyte, Hrólfr Fjarfell, Juliana Rosalia Dolce di Siena, Elska Fjarfell, Brigette de Sainte Mere-Eglise, Abigail Kelhoge, Zofia Kowaleska, Kadlin Sigvaldaskona, Rhiannon Elandris of Glyndrvdwy, Caleb Reynolds, Eleanor Godwin, Padraig O’Branduibh, Úlfgrima Tannadóttir, Helena Mützhasenin, Floki, Beatrix Krieger, Dagonell Collingwood, Hrefna Sigvaldisdottir, Kalishka Peredslava, Simon Fjarfell, Thorsol Solinauga, Antonio de Luna, Coinneach Mac an Leigh, Ells von Augsburg, and Ragna Feilan.

The sponsors of artisans were:

Marguerite d’Honfleur, Beatrice de Winter, Ekaterina Volkova, Honnoria of Thescorre, Mary Elizabeth Clason, Fridrikr Tomasson, Gillian Llewelyn, Geirny Thorgrimsdottir, Artemis Andreas Magnus, Moniczka Poznanska, Sadira bint Wassouf, Felicitas Flußmüllnerin, Othindisa bykona, Orianna Fridrikskona, Ysabeau Tiercelin, Roberta MacMorland, Renata Rouge, Katla Ulfhedinn, and Clarice Roan.

Her Majesty invited the children of Æthelmearc into Her presence. She thanked them for their excellent behavior during court and had Master Alaric McConnal distribute gifts to the children.

Her Majesty then invited Lady Lasairfhiona inghean Aindriasa into Her presence. She spoke of the kindness and generosity that Lady Lasairfhiona showed as Cook for the event, including the great care that she took in preparing foods for Her Majesty. For these efforts, Her Majesty presented Lady Lasairfhiona with Her Token of Inspiration for the day.

This ends the report of the Court of Her Majesty at the Æthelmearc Arts & Sciences Faire, held 23 April in the Fiftieth Year of the Society, in the Shire of Hartstone.

Faithfully submitted by Baron Fridrikr Tomasson, Gulskell Herald.