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Here begins the report of the Court of Andreas Morgan and Kallista Morgunova, Second of those names, 50th King and Queen of Æthelmearc at A&S Faire and Queen’s Prize Tourney held within the Shire of Nithgaard, April 29th AS 57. Po Silvertop, Jewel of Æthelmearc Herald reporting, with the assistance of Baroness Miriel du Lac and Baron Salvadore De La Torres.

Their Majesties welcomed all those who attended and bade them enjoy the day.

Their Majesties invited all the newcomers present to come forward. They were given gifts of mugs made by the artisans of the Kingdom.

Their Majesties called forward the youth of the Kingdom present- and then chose Simon as the day’s sacrificial “runner of the toychest.”

Their Majesties requested the presence of the Autocrat, Baroness Elena de la Palma who thanked everyone for coming and thanked her staff for assisting in making the event happen.

Master Hrólfr Á Fjárfelli was invited before the Throne to conduct the Sponsors presentations to the competing Artisans.  Master Hrolf announced the populace choice/ballot winners: Baron Snorri and Baroness Oddkatla. Their Majesties revealed Their chosen Artisan was Lady Avatorria.

Their Majesties permitted the approach of Master Caleb Reynolds, who had requested the opportunity to renew his oath of fealty, upon doing so Their Majesties asked him about his “Mad Cheese Research” and suggested that for that research (amongst numerous other research) he might sit vigil and contemplate Elevation to the Order of the Laurel. Writ by Mistress Sophie Davenport upon a text by Master Caleb (unknowingly) himself, with revisions by Some Guy in a Hat.

Master Madoc Arundel was invited before the court to discuss the brewing competition. He spoke at length about the artistry and enjoyment of the competition and declared Master Robert of Ferness to have been the winner and thus the Kingdom’s first brewing champion.  Master Robert was invited to join Their Majesties’ court.  Their Majesties also complimented Master Madoc for his long years of service in multiple ways to the Kingdom, and invited him to chose a date to sit vigil and contemplate Elevation to the Order of the Pelican.  Writ by Master Kieran.

Their Majesties noted that Lady Aurelie of Nithgaard had recently celebrated a birthday and invited her into court to receive a cupcake and a rousing rendition of the birthday song, performed not only by the entire court, but specifically by the Order of the Fleur d’Æthelmearc to which Their Majesties then inducted her for her incredible skill with fabric, thread and needle. Scroll by Lady Murdia Drusilla Vettia Portia, upon a text by Baroness Nuzha bint Saleem.

Their Majesties invited Mistress Phiala O’Ceallaigh to appear before them to discuss a developing issue with her apprentice THL Oribe Tsukime; to whit, that the Honorable Lady had not only learned all that Mistress Phiala could teach her, but had gone on to continue beyond that point in the research of all things Japanese.  After hearing this, Their Majesties invited forward the Order of the Laurel and issued a writ for the Honorable Lady to choose a day to sit vigil and contemplate elevation. Writ by Dame Zosia.

THL Cassiano de Castello was invited into court to discuss additional aspects of the Kingdom’s brewing community and upcoming brewing competition opportunities.

Their Majesties invited all Scribes to come forward and receive gifts of appreciation for their efforts.

Their Majesties also invited all Heralds to come forward and be recognized for their service to the Kingdom.  After thanking those Heralds present, Their Majesties requested  one remain behind: THL Edith of Winterton. The Crown spoke at length of her Service to the heraldic community and to the Kingdom, as well as her labors as Tollner and Exchequer, requested that she meet with the Order of the Pelican and contemplate Elevation at a future date. First scroll by Christofano upon words by Mistress Sadira, second scroll by Baroness Amalie Reinhardt.

Her Majesty then spoke of the difficulties of parenting solo at events and named  Baroness Antoinette de Lorraine as Her inspiration for the day.

Their Majesties thanked all for attending and making the day wonderful.

Jewel Herald put forth a request for donations of scroll cases.

Here closes the court report…