Here begins the Report of the Court of Gareth and Juliana, King and Queen of Æhelmearc at Ice Dragon in the Barony of the Rhydderich Hael, 26 March AS 56, joined by Their Heirs Byron and Ariella, and Padraig and Juliana, Baron and Baroness of the Rhydderich Hael, jorundr hinn rotinn, Silver Buccle Herald reporting.

In the Morning:

Their Majesties gave leave to Their Excellencies of the Rhydderich Hael leave to hold Their Baronial Court.

Their Majesties summoned Baroness Ekaterina Volkova to present herself to answer the writ presented to her at Seven Deadlies. Thus, Their Majesties bade Their Order of the Laurel to take her away to sit vigil and contemplate joining their number.

Their Majesties next summoned Baron Magnus de Lyons. After confirming that it was still his wish to proceed, Their Majesties heard words on his behalf from Duchess Líadain ní Dheirdre Chaomhánaigh as a Royal Peer, Mistress Elisabeth Johanna von Flossenburg as a member of the Order of the Laurel, Duke Maynard von dem Steine as a member of the Order of the Chivalry, Baroness Morgan Elandris as a member of the populace, and Mistress Ysabeau Tiercelin as a member of the Order of the Pelican. Upon hearing Magnus’ oath Their Majesties invested him with the regalia of the Ancestral Pelican medallion of Æthelmearc, a personal medallion from Lady Thalia Papillon, and a bicock of maintenance from Mistress Ysabeau Tierceli. They then named Master Magnus a member of the Order of the Pelican. Scroll by Zofia Kowalewska.

Court Suspended.

In the afternoon:
Their Majesties, knowing the good work of Paulo Fabiano Vivaldi on the Pronoun Pin Project, inducted him into the Order of the Keystone.
Court Suspended.

In the evening, with the assistance of Gytha Oggsdottir, Silver Sycamore Herald, and Zofia Kowalewska, White Horn Herald.

Their Majesties called for Baroness Adelyn Idesborne with the Kingdom Toybox, and the Youth of the Kingdom. They Bade Adelyn lead the youth that they might take toys to keep them entertained during court.

Their Majesties called for those new to the Society to join Them. Their Majesties gifted them mugs from the artisans of the Kingdom and welcomed them to Æthelmearc.

Their Majesties gave leave to Their Excellencies of the Rhydderich Hael leave to hold Their Baronial Court.

Her Highness Ariella had a competition this day to determine her Queen’s Favor design for the upcoming reign coordinated by Renata Rouge. There were 8 entries but the one by Lady Aurelie of Nithgard most pleased Her Highness.

Their Majesties summoned Eby Jousie. Her work as a herald, setting up and tearing down for events, and assistance in kitchens pleased Their Majesties, thus They Awarded her Arms. Scroll by Baron Caleb Reynolds.

Zabela Zavodchikov was next called to present herself before Their Majesties. Zabela grew up in the Society and has been helping out with all kinds of things the whole time. They have been seen as list runner at many Crown Tournaments, doing art, creating largesse and scroll blanks, and participating in martial activities. For these and more did Their Majesties Award Them Arms, and name them Noble Zabela. Scroll by Ekaterina Volkova.

Their Majesties called for Frey Gore. Frey is a heavy fighter and he offers his aid where needed. This pleases Their Majesties, so They Awarded him Arms. Scroll by Megge Gormshuileach.

Their Majesties next inducted Sir Arden Scott into the Order of the Sycamore for his skill at painting. Scroll by Baron Caleb Reynolds.


Lord Nicolo dei Gaetani was commanded to present himself before Their Majesties. His skills as a thespian, brewer of mead, and herald pleased Their Majesties so they inducted him into Their Order of the Sycamore. Scroll by Alianora Bronhulle with words by Po Silvertop the Rogue.

Noble Lijsbet Hoefman was called to appear in Court. Their Majesties are please by her work as a webminister, and chronicler, and are deeply thankful for the work she put into the online interface for the Ice Dragon Arts and Sciences competition. They inducted her into the Order of the Keystone. Scroll by Murdia Drusilla Vetia Portia.

Their Majesties called for Lord Davin McKenaugh. He is known to be a chatelaine welcoming newcomers, and he further welcomes newcomers by training new fighters. For this service Their Majesties made him a Companion of the Keystone. Scroll by Antoinette DeLorraine.

Their Majesties sought Baron Snorri Skyti Bjarnarson. Baron Snorri is known for using a very historically accurate archery kit. This pleased Their Majesties so They named him a Companion of the Golden Stirrup. Scroll by Riobard O’Suilleabhain.

Their Majesties next inducted Lady Biotta Myrmeen into the Order of the Millrind in abstentia for her service as Chatelaine and fundraising. Scroll by THL Eleanore Godwin.

Their Majesties called for Baron Tassin Tresseaul. Tassin goes out of his way to be kind to everyone, and this pleases Their Majesties, thus They inducted him into the Order of the Cornelian. Medallion provided by Cormacc mac Gilla Brigde and Elena de la Palma. Scroll by Mairghead Stoibheard inghean ui Choinne.

Their Majesties called for flat Cas, as Lord Cassiano da Castello was unavailable. Cassiano has great skill in the apothecary arts, and the brewing of beverages. For this Their Majesties did induct him into Their Order of the Fleur d’Æthelmearc in abstentia. Scroll by Jon Blaecstan with words by Ekaterina Volkova.

Baroness Nest ferch Rhys was called before Their Majesties. Her courtesy and helpfulness to everyone and answering questions for newcomers greatly enriches the society. They were thus pleased to induct her into Their Order of the Cornelian. Scroll illuminated by Melisande of the Gryphon Wood with calligraphy by Jon Blaecstan.

Their Majesties next sought Mistress Honnoria of Thescorre. Honnoria has long supported many Reigns with the creation of largesse, most recently many cups and mugs for welcoming of the newcomers. These actions pleased Their Majesties, thus they awarded her a Crown’s Treasure.

Their Majesties called for Baroness Ekaterina Volkova to bring herself before them. After determining that it was her wish to proceed Their Majesties heard words in support from Duke Frederick of Holland a Royal Peer, Duke Timothy of Arindale a member of the Order of Chivalry, Baroness Kilde Jurgenstochter a member of the Order of the Pelican, Baron Brandubh Ó Donnghaile a Jewel of Æthelmearc, Master Damian Greybeard a member of the Order of Defense, Sir Gregory Lochswan from Lochac, and Mistress Nuzha bint Saleem a member of the Order of the Laurel. After hearing Ekaterina’s oath, Their Majesties invested her with the regalia of her new order a cloak, a medallion, and a wreath. Scroll calligraphed by Kay Leigh Mac Whyte, with illumination by Vettorio Antonello, and words by Po Silvertop the Rogue.

Their Majesties summoned Duke Timothy of Arindale and dealt with an issue regarding sprinkles. They further wished to thank Timothy for all he does, and the way he serves as an example for others and embodies the values of the Society. Thus, they named him the 50th Jewel of Æthelmearc. Scroll by Ekaterina Volkova.

Their Majesties called for THLord Abdullah al- Rashidand presented him with a garnet. A piece of this same garnet had been presented to every other Jewel of Æthelmearc when the next Jewel was named, symbolizing the connection that we as a Kingdom and those members that are most admired all share.

Her Majesty declared Lady Kolfinna Jodaisardottir her inspiration for the day and awarded her a Golden Escarbuncle.

They gave tokens to all the scribes and wordsmiths that worked on scrolls for this Court. Pottery created by Honnoria of Thescorre.

Their Majesties thanked all who attended and those who went to Gulf Wars and invited everyone to come to the events over the Summer as we all hope the Society returns to a more normal state.

Court Closed.

— In Service, jorundr

Silver Buccle Herald