From the Scrolls of the Reign of Timothy and Gabrielle, King and Queen of AEthelmearc, as recorded by Dame Kateryna ty Isaf, Jewel of AEthelmearc Herald with the assistance of THLady Sophie Davenport, Silver Buccle Herald and THFool Dagonell the Juggler at Pax Interruptus in the Barony of Thescorre on July 8, Anno Societatis LII.
The Court of Their Majesties, Timothy and Gabrielle began in the morning.
Their Majesties called forth Katherina von Bamberg to present her as a Lady of the Court upon the will of Their predecessors, King Marcus and Queen Margerite who had given her an Award of Arms during the previous reign.
Their Majesties called Baroness Juliana Rosalia Dolce de Siena to ask her if she had made a decision to accept Their invitation to sit vigil this day to contemplate induction to the most noble Order of the Pelican. They invited before Them Don Behrend von Elmendorf and Mistress Sthurrim Caithnes who had business with Baroness Julianna before she would be able to give an answer unencumbered by prior oaths. Don Behrend accepted back his cadet scarf and Mistress Sthurrim her apprentice belt. Baroness Julianna then confirmed her willingness to sit vigil and Their Majesties invited forth those members of the Order of the Pelican present to take her forth and give her good counsel.
In the afternoon Their Majesties gave leave to Her Excellency Sadira of Thescorre to hold Baronial court.
At the conclusion of the Baronial court, Their Majesties invited THFool Dagonell the Juggler to come forth. His Foolishness asked that Their Majesties and the court please honor the life of his friend Brandric Slaywrock. Their Majesties agreed and a moment of silence was observed.
Their Majesties invited Their Heir, Prince Gareth to speak before the court. His Highness asked Lady Lasairfhiona Inghean Aindraisa to please come forth and presented her with tokens for Aethelmearc Royal hospitality at the Great Pennsic War.
Their Majesties called forth Carter of Thescorre. For his many works of service, setting up tents, cooking in the kitchens and hauling all manner of equipment to where it is useful, Their Majesties inducted him into the Order of the Silver Buccle. The scroll by Mistress Roberta Rhiannon McMorland.
Their Majesties called forth the rest of the children present. They asked that Alton of Misty Highlands to take the toy chest and run from the court. The children were instructed, once they caught Alton, to take one toy each, beginning with the youngest child present. After a countdown the children gave chase.
Their Majesties called forth Serafina Kowalewska. Noting that youthfulness does not preclude the hard work done by this fine lady, Their Majesties awarded her Arms and made her a Lady of the court for all the work she does in the kitchen and service of high table. Scroll created by the hands of THL Sophie Davenport.
Their Majesties invited into the court Duke James Ahern. For his works in teaching many how to fashion armor, opening up his home and his shop to create excellent works pieces of martial gear, They inducted him into the Order of the Sycamore. Scroll by Mistress Roberta Rhiannon McMorland.
Their Majesties called before Them Lord Colnneach Mac an Leigh. Knowledge of Elizabethan garb and the teaching of the proper construction of a button or ruff should never go unrecognized and so Their Majesties inducted him into the Order of the Sycamore. The scroll was a work from the hand of Mistress Gillian Llywellyn.
Their Majesties called forth Lord Waldyslaw Poznanski. Remarking upon his skill in upon the field of combat, Their Majesties inducted him into the Order of the Golden Alce. Scroll by Lady Isabella Montoya.
Their Majesties called forth Lord Wolfgang Starke and Lady Katherine Starke. Their Majesties remarked upon the faithful service both had given to the Kingdom and asked the Order of the Millrind to attend Them. For their willingness to travel to work wherever their hands are needed and for their ceaseless toil to better our Kingdom and Society, Their Majesties inducted both into the Order with a Grant of Arms. Scroll for THL Wolfgang Starke was created by THL Mary Elizabeth Clausen and the scroll for Katherine Starke was a work in progress by Don Po Silvertop.
Their Majesties invited Mistress Ysabeau Tiercelin into Their presence. She begged leave to present her Protégé with her belt to mark the renewal of their formal relationship. Given leave, she asked that Baroness Elisabeth Johanna von der Flossenburg to come forward and take again her belt so that all might know her to be a worthy protégé. Their Majesties hearing these words, suggested that there might be a more fitting mark of her station and invited before them the most noble Order of the Pelican. They instructed Baroness Elisabeth to present herself to Their Heirs to sit vigil in contemplation of induction into said order.
Their Majesties called forth Baroness Juliana Rosalia Dolce de Siena. Receiving her answer that she wished to proceed, They asked for those who would speak to her worthiness to be inducted to the Order of the Pelican. Mistress Cori Ghora spoke on behalf of the Order of the Pelican, Mistress Othindisa Bykona for the Order of the Laurel, Her Grace, Sir Rowan de la Garnison on behalf of the Order of the Chivalry, and Master Benedict Fergus atte Mede for the Order of Defense. Baroness Nest verch Rys spoke words written by Duchess Meirwen uerch Owein as a Royal Peer and THLady Zosia Kowalewska spoke on behalf of the populace. All praised her for the work she has done for two decades within the Society speaking movingly of how she is always there, always helping and always kind.
Having heard these exemplary words in support of the Baroness, Their Majesties determined They would proceed. The ancestral medallion of the Pelicans of Aethelmearc was place around her neck. A personal medallion was also presented to her. A capelet was placed upon her shoulders to mark her station. Their Majesties accepted her oath of service and confirmed her as a member of the most noble Order of the Pelican with a Patent of Arms. The scroll is a work in progress by Mistress Yvainne d’ Castel.
Their Majesties called forth Baron Caleb Reynolds. For his enthusiasm and skill in brewing, They inducted him into the Order of the Fleur d’Aethelmearc. The scroll created by Lady Edana the Red.
Their Majesties thanked all the scribes who contributed to the works presented this day.
Her Majesty then requested the presence of Baroness Graidhne ni Ruaidh. Speaking on how often her name was read throughout the courts during Their Reign, She stated there could be no other inspiration for the day than the Baroness and presented to her a Golden Escarbuncle.
There being no further business this day, the court of Their Majesties concluded.