The Report of the Court of Their Sylvan Majesties, Maynard and Liadain, held in the Barony of Saint Swithins Bog on the 3rd day October anno societatis 55, Baron Brandubh O’Donnghaile, Silver Buccle.
Their Majesties Opened Their Court, and laid a glaive upon the ground to mark appropriate social distance.
Their Excellencies Gunther and Rosheen, Baron and Baroness of Saint Swithins Bog were given leave to hold Their Baronial Court.
Their Majesties thanked all who came to Their Court, and all of those who have been active in the Æther to keep Æthelmearc alive during this trying time.
Their Majesties then invited the Youths present to come forward one at a time to take a game bag.
Their Majesties then acceptable Baron Brandubh O’Donnghaile’s oath of service as Silver Buccle Principal Herald of Æthelmearc.
Bera Jorundsdottir was called forth and Awarded Arms for her skill in fencing, operating siege engines, service to the Barony camp at Pennsic, and donations to Gold Key. Scroll by Lady Drucilla
Radomir Bakalarz was invited in Their Majesties’ Court and praised for his work at events and demos, transporting items and service as a Thrown Weapons Marshall. For this They Awarded him Arms. Scroll by Lady Tierrany Rose Orre.
Their Majesties Awarded Arms to Morgaine de Clermont called the Wanderer for her service at events, always the first to arrive and last to leave site, and caring for the gold key. She ensures that all around her are having fun, and her arrows and axes always hit their mark. Scroll by Lady Grainne Ruadh.
The Noble Cassiano da Castello was invited into court. Their Majesties noted that they always had a smile on their face as they served their newest beverages, retained tirelessly, or shared a delicious lunch. For these things Their Majesties inducted them into the Order of the Cornelian. Scroll Limned by Maitresse Elyse le Bref, scrivened by Mistress Alicia Langland, upon a text by Don Jehan le Blanc.
Their Majesties then summoned Fredrik Silverose and Thora Silverthorn into Their Court. They spoke of Fredrik’s service as Baronial Chamberlain, and donations of his wire weaving to largess. They praised Thora for working as tollner, running children’s activities, cooking sewing and cleaning. This pleased Their Majesties and so both were Awarded Arms. Matching Tiny scrolls by THLady Zosia Kowaleska upon words by Jose de la Lingua.
Lord Kenshin Sato was brought before Their Majesties and inducted into the Order of the Golden Alce for his skills in heavy combat. Scroll by Minamoto Roku-i Sakuraku.
Their Majesties inducted Lord Allene Naughty into the Order of the Golden Alce for his skills in Fencing and Archery and heavy weapons. Scroll illumination by Donatella da Fano, calligraphy by Lady Judith Krahe von Schwarzwald.
Peter of Runestone Watch was inducted into the Order of the Silver Alce for his skills as a youth fighter, serving as baronial champion, and helping to teach new youth fighters. Scroll illuminated by THLady Vivienne of Yardley, calligraphed by THLady Shirin of Susa, words by Baroness Graidhne ni Ruaidh.
Their Majesties then called for Lady Asuka Seishi and inducted her into the Order of the Keystone for her years of service as a waterbearer, service at events, retaining, and willingness to do anything needed in order to help. Scroll limned by Sir Arden Scot and scrivened by THLady Shirin al Sussiyya.
Baroness Aelfra Long was summoned before Their Majesties. Their Majesties confronted her that They had caught wind of Aelfra’s plot involving the entire Barony of Saint Swithins Bog. She had been working through the pandemic in assisting any and all to register arms and names with the College of Heralds. For this Her Majesty removed a broach from her sleeve and presented it to Baroness Aelfra as a token of distinction.
But while Their Majesties had Baroness Aelfra Long in Their Court, They further charged her for her heraldic skills, designing arms and names, running courts, constructing scroll texts and brags on the field in varied and diverse means setting them to period texts, and creating scrolls. For this Maynard and Liadain inducted her into the Order of the Sycamore. Scroll by Lady Eilionara inghean an Bhaird, with the assistance of Master Johann von Solothurn of Atlantia set to the tune of Lisa Theriot’s The Harvest.
King Maynard and Queen Liadain then called Baroness Osa of the Greenland into Their Court so that They could induct her into the Order of the Sycamore for her skill at sewing viking age women’s garb, making banners and award scrolls. Scroll illumination by Lay Aine ingen ui Briain, calligraphy by THLady Shirin of Susa, words by Baroness Graidhne ni Ruaidh.
Their Majesties then invited Baron Gunther Grunbaum to attend Them. Their Majesties had discovered ancient historical texts and so presented Baron Gunther with his backlog Sycamore scroll from the Reign Titus and Anna Leigh. Scroll by Dame Ursula of Rouen upon words by Baroness Rosheen O’Faye.
Baroness Rosheen O’Faye was then invited to join her husband Baron Gunther Greenbaum in Their Majesties’ Court, and both were presented with Golden Escarbuncles for their leadership, inspiration and support in putting together a small local gathering for Their Majesties’ Court, and ensuring that all award recipients were present.
Their Majesties then spoke about Gobi, and Fobi, and all the members of Saint Swithins Bog who make the drinks, and help put up the Baronial Camp at Pennsic, or man the bar, or invite all join them for Gobi Night, and so Their Majesties inducted the Barony of Saint Swithin’s Bog into the Order of Howlings Wolf for their spreading of mirth, merriment, and hospitality.
Her Majesty Liadain then called for Lady Caterine de Troyes to come forth, and thanked her for stoking the fires and preparing lunch for all that day. Queen Liadain named Lady Caterine her inspiration and presented her with a token from her hand.
Their Majesties thanked all scribes who had contributed to the court and offered them tokens for their generous gifts of their arts, and offered each of them tokens.
King Maynard and Queen Liadain then spoke to the populace and thanked them all for their hospitality, and for keeping their social distance.