Here begins the report of the court of Their Majesties Gareth and Juliana, King and Queen of Æthelmearc, at Tavern Brawl in the Shire of Kings Crossing, October 30, AS56, jorundr hinn rotinn, Silver Buccle Herald, reporting, with the assistance of Baron Arias Beltran Del Valle, Sigil Herald.

Their Majesties invited all those present for whom this was Their first Royal Court, and gave them mugs made by the artisans of Æthelmearc and welcomed them to our Society and Kingdom

Their Majesties next invited the youth present to present themselves before Them. They then offered up a sacrifice, Lord Tiberious Hostilous Mallous, that the youth might be entertained and take goodies from the toy chest.

Their Majesties allowed Master Hrolfr á Fjárfelli and Lady Isolda de Leycestre to conduct some personal business in Their Court. Master Hrolfr gave Lady Isolda a green belt to mark her as his apprentice.

Their Majesties summoned Lady Ilaria Rosati, the Queen’s Arts and Sciences Champion, and Master Hrolfr á Fjárfelli to present themselves. Lady Ilaria was thanked for her long service as champion and allowed to retire. Master Hrolfr spoke of the tournament held this day and how impressed he was by those who participated in person as well as those who presented online. Their Majesties agreed and so called all the competitors present forward to be presented with tokens. There was a victor this day however, Their Majesties did name Baron Caleb Reynolds as King’s Arts and Sciences Champion, for his research paper into period recipes, and named THLady Nichola Beese as Queen’s Arts and Sciences Champion for her display of parchment creation and dying. Both scrolls were by Gesa von Wellenstein. There was a populace choice as part of the competition, THLady Nichola Beese proved to have the most votes.

Their Majesties next called for Lord Cassiano da Castello to attend Them. Lord Cassiano had entered a brewing entry in the competition that greatly impressed Their Majesties, thus did They name Lord Cassiano Their Royal Brewer.

Their Majesties next summoned Songtui Batar Sogdo, who was having a problem with his new protege. Their Majesties felt that they could help with this problem, and so called for THLady Adeliz Argenti to present herself. They felt that the only way to properly address this lady was in the presence of The Order of the Pelican, and so summoned that Order to present themselves, and after affirming that it was the Order’s wish to proceed They issued a writ for THLady Adeliz to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican, for her long service to DART at Pennsic and much more. Scroll by Ceindrech verch Elidir on parchment made by Abigail Kelhoge.

Her Majesty next called for Nea Kimball. It was Nea’s first event, and she entered a research paper in the Arts and Sciences competition, fenced, and generally enjoyed herself with a great amount of enthusiasm. For this Her Majesty named Nea her inspiration for the day and awarded her a Golden Escarbuncle. Her Majesty further felt moved to Award Nea Arms and make her a Lady of the Court. The scroll will be made by Her Majesty on parchment created and dyed by Nichola Beese.

Their Majesties thanked the event staff and the Shire for hosting Their Arts and Sciences Championship. They wished all present safe travels and spoke of how grateful and happy They are to be able to return to events.

There being no further business, Court was closed.