Silver Buccle Herald announces the Crown Tournament list for Their Highnesses. This Crown Tournament, held in Endless Hills on October 8th, will determine who will be Royalty at Pennsic 50!
Please join us at the Crown Tournament to determine the Heirs of Arnthor and Ceirech on October 8 in the Barony of the Endless Hills.
The individuals fighting for the right to sit the Sylvan thrones are:
– Duke Christopher Rawlyns for Duchess Morgen of Rye
– Duke Gareth Kincaid for Duchess Juliana Delamere
– Duke Thomas Byron of Haverford and Duchess Ariella of Thornbury each for the other
– Countess Elena D’Artois for Baroness Mahin Banu Tabrizi
– Count Andreas Morgan for Countess Kallista Morganova
– Baron William de Montegilt for Mistress Irene von Schmetterling
– Sir Maghnus de Cnoc an Iora for Brehyres Gwendolyn the Graceful
– Sir Murdoch Bayne for Mistress Rioghnach ni Rose
– Maighster Kieran MacRae for Mistress Ekaterina Volkova
– Sir Beatrix Krieger and Sir Thorsol Solinauga each for the other
– Sir Dominic McMorland for Lady Eleanor McMorland
– Sir Oliver Sutton for Lady Grainne Shionnach
– Sir Lotharius qui et Segimundus for Lady Birna Hakadottir
– THLord Gwydeon ap Arden for Lady Myskia nattfari
– Posadnik Zvonimir Zavodchikov for Posadnitsa Zaritsa Zavodchikovna
– THLord Angus the Bull for Lady Agnes Von Zweibrücken
– THLord Rhys of Myles Ende for THLady Astridr Vigaskegg
– THLord Corbinus DeCuvis for Lady Marguerite DeNeufshasteau
– THLord Abdullah al-Rashid for Lady Genevieve O’Connor
– THLord Tiberious Hostilous Mallous for Lady Ascilia Attebroke
– THLord Bjarki Rikarðarson for Mistress Gabrielle de Winter
– Barun Jakob Krahe for Shaykha Jân al-Tha’lab
– Lord Gregory Hillson for Dame Kateryna Ty Isaf
– Lord Ulfkell Dungallson for THLady Æsa Helgulfsdottir
– Lord Davin ap Einion for Lady Nycaise D’Ozier la taileresse
– Lord Patrokles Athenaios for Fox Feirlein
Greetings! Unto the Populace of Æthelmearc, it is with great anticipation, that in one month we, Arnthor and Ceirech, Crown Prince and Princess, shall ascend the thrones of Æthelmearc. As the duty of the Crown to find and establish Heirs, we declare a glorious Crown Tournament to be held on October 8th, AS 57, in our Barony of Endless Hills to identify gentles to succeed us upon the thrones.
All combatants and their consorts must be citizens of Æthelmearc, and all consorts must be present throughout the tournament. All shields must be spannable from the armpit and held by the fingertips. Letters of intent must be submitted to us by September 8th (30 days prior to the tournament). You may submit a letter to us by email, or by using the online form. Letters should include full contact information for combatant and consort, authorization and membership cards, mundane age, and SCA and mundane names. Combatant couples are encouraged and should be clearly indicated in the letter. We look forward to a day of pageantry and chivalrous combat to determine Our Heirs!
Monica Gaudio / Illadore de Bedgrayne
Here begins the Report of the Court of Gareth and Juliana, King and Queen of Æthelmearc at Their Crown Tournament, held in the Barony of Thescorre, October 9, AS 56, Jorundr hinn Rotinn, Silver Buccle Herald, reporting, with the assistance of Silent Herald Mistress Gytha Oggsdottir, Silver Sycamore Herald.
In the morning.
Their Majesties summoned Baroness Amalie Rinehardt before Them to answer a question posed by Their predecessors. Their Majesties called for The Order of the Pelican to attend Them, and take Baroness Amalie to Vigil that she might contemplate joining that order. Baroness Amalie asked Their Majesties to hold the Coronet of the Baroness of Delftwood in trust while she contemplated.
On the field.
Their Majesties summoned before Them Earl Thomas Byron of Haverford and Countess Ariella of Thornbury. King Gareth placed the Heir’s Coronet on Byron’s head, crowning him Prince of Æthelmearc. King Gareth then handed the Consort’s Coronet to Prince Byron who placed the Coronet on Ariella’s head, crowning her Princess of Æthelmearc.
In the evening, joined by Their Heirs Prince Byron and Princess Ariella, and Baron Eldjarn of Thescorre.
Their Majesties invited Master Eric Grenier de Labarre, the autocrat of the day, to address the populace. Master Eric spoke of the two-year adventure in planning this event that was originally intended for AS 54, and the impressive support given by his event staff.
Their Majesties then called for all newcomers to attend Them. As is Their Majesties’ tradition, They gave gifts of mugs to those newcomers to welcome them to the society.
Their Majesties next sought the presence of one Baron Christian Goldenlok, who was instructed to carry the toy chest and deliver gifts to all the youth assembled.
Their Majesties invited the Ladies of the Rose and Garnet present to join them. The Ladies of the Rose spoke of the honor and Chivalry displayed on the field during the day. They invited Lord Gregory Hillson, the current holder of the Shield of Chivalry, and thanked him for his service, and then called upon Posadnik Zvonimir Zadodchikov to attend them. His Chivalry particularly impressed the Ladies of the Rose, so they instructed him to take up the Shield of Chivalry and join the Royal Court. They further wished to give tokens to some of the combatants that impressed them this day and called on THLord Hrafn inn Trausti, Sir Arden Scot, and Lord Tiberious Hostilous Mallous.
Their Majesties summoned Baron Gunther and Baroness Rois of Saint Swithin’s Bog, who renewed their oaths of service and stewardship for their Barony.
Their Majesties next invited Their Chronicler Dame Aine O’Muirghesan who having served a full two terms and an extra bonus year beyond that wished to be allowed to step down. Their Majesties called for Baron Maghnus de Lyons to attend Them. Upon confirming his desire to serve as Chronicler and hearing his oath, they did invest him as Kingdom Chronicler.
Their Majesties next invited Laird Kenneth MacAnleigh, King’s Arts and Sciences Champion, and the Queen’s Arts and Sciences Champion Lady Ilaria Rosati to attend them. Laird Kenneth passed on the regalia and Book of Champions to Lady Alaria so that she might complete her entry before the Kingdom Arts and Sciences Championship to be held at Tavern Brawl in King’s Crossing on October 30.
Their Majesties called The Order of the Chivalry to appear before Them. His Majesty had been delivered the newly finished box of the Chivalry created by Baron Robert of Sugargrove and the accompanying Book of Chivalry by the hands of many of the Kingdom’s scribes. He passed these items to Sir Murdoch Bayne so that they might be passed to Sir Tigernach and then to all new members of the Order of Chivalry as they are created.
Their Majesties summoned Finley to attend Them. Finley assisted Their Graces Maynard and Liadain in bringing much joy and merriment to the Kingdom during a dark time, and for this Their Majesties felt it only right that he join the Sylvan Pack. Scroll by Amalie Rinehardt. Collar by Duchess Runa EikBrandrskon.
Their Majesties spoke to Lord Daven M’Kinnay and commended him on his service as chatelaine in the Barony of Endless Hills.
Their Majesties next called Ascillia Attebroke. Her fighting prowess on the heavy field as well as her assistance water bearing and sewing has been spoken of by many. Thus Their Majesties did Award her Arms. Scroll by Riobard O’Suilleabhain.
Next, Their Majesties called on Torsteinn Olfuss. This gentle also impressed Their Majesties and thus They Awarded him Arms. Scroll illuminated by Anastasie de Lamour with calligraphy by Wat Tuttle.
Their Majesties next sought Lord Torbjörn Sigurdson. Lord Torbjörn is known for assisting with autocratting events and being staff at events, and marshaling on Thrown Weapons ranges in the Barony of Thescorre. For this, Their Majesties did induct him into The Order of the Keystone. Scroll by Gwen Cooke.
Lady Eadaoin Gaelach Rua was next added to the rolls of the Order of the Keystone in absentia for her service as a bard, and as event staff, often being the last to leave the event. Scroll by Caleb Reynolds.
Lady Margareta le Sayre was also added to the Order of the Keystone in absentia for her long service as a cook, retainer, and setting up Æthelmearc Royal encampment at Pennsic. Scroll by Caleb Reynolds.
Their Majesties did next seek Lady Gwen Cooke. They wished to talk of her skill in the scribal arts, which included scrolls that were part of this very Court, and her further skill in embroidery and sewing. For this, They did have her join the Order of the Sycamore. Scroll by Ekaterina Volkova.
Their Majesties demanded the presence of The Thorsol. Sir Thorsol Solinauga does good art. His Majesty spoke of a cup that Sir Thorsol made that he uses regularly, and his further skill in woodworking. For this Their Majesties did induct Sir Thorsol into the Order of the Sycamore. Scroll by Renata Rouge.
Their Majesties next wished to talk of the garb worn by THLady Muireann ingen uí Muirchertaig, who looks like she stepped out of a tapestry or portrait, to join us at events. For this, Their Majesties were pleased to induct her as the third recipient of The Order of the Golden Mirror. The scroll is a work in progress by Guisah al-Zakiyya.
Their Majesties next summoned Shaykha Jan al-Tha’lab, known as Fox. Shaykha Jan is known for her work in creating and organizing SASS, which is greatly of service to the martial communities at Pennsic. For this, Their Majesties felt it only right that Shaykha Jan answer to a certain group of people. They summoned Their Order of the Millrind and upon ascertaining that it is indeed their wish that Shaykha Jan join them, Their Majesites did induct her into the Order. Scroll by Mairghead Stoibheard inggean ui Choinne.
Their Majesties did next invite Their Predecessors, Duke Maynard and Duchess Liadain to join Them that They might finish some business initiated by Their Graces. They then called for Baroness Amalie Rinehardt to present herself before Them. After being guided in by a special extra live AELive featuring Maestro Filippo de Sancto Martino and Dame Zofia Kowalewska, guest starring Baron Caleb Reynolds as Pelican IT, words were spoken on Baroness Amalie’s behalf by a member of the populace, THNoble Rhys Penbras ap Dafydd, a member of the Order of the Chivalry, Duke Magnus Tindal, a Master of Defense, Master Benedict Fergus atte Mede, a member of the Order of the Laurel, Mistress Nuzha bint Saleem, a Royal Peer, Duke Timothy of Arindale, a Jewel of Æthelmearc, Countess Caryl Olesdatter, a member of the Order of the Pelican, Kameshima-kyo Zentarou Umakai, and former mentor, Master Alaxandair Ó Conchobhair. Hearing these words, Their Majesties decided to continue, and returned Baroness Amalie’s Coronet as Baroness of Delftwood to her. They heard her Oath as a Meisterin of the Pelican, and presented to her the regalia befitting a Pelican. The ancestral Pelican medallion of Æthelmearc was presented by Dame Zofia Kowalewska for Master Rhion Elandris of Glyndyfrdwy, a family medallion was presented by Mistress Gytha Oggsdottir, a personal medallion was presented by Baintighearna Ania Mhoireach, a cloak was presented by the Shire of Angel’s Keep, and a Cap of Maintenance was presented by Freiherrin Helena Mützhazenin and Posadnitsa Zaritsa Zavodchikovna. Upon reading a scroll by Master Jonathan Blaecstan with words by Master Po Silvertop Their Majesties did declare Meisterin Amalie a Companion of the Pelican and bid her to join her new order.
Their Majesties called for Mistress Alina Marie de Valenciennes to appear before Them. The scroll commemorating her induction to the Order of the Pelican during Their last reign had been delivered so They wished to deliver it to her. Scroll by the hands of Ekaterina Volkova.
Her Majesty wished to speak to Mistress Rioghnach ni Rose. Mistress Rioghnach was Her Majesty’s inspiration this day and so Her Majesty wished to award her a Golden Escarbuncle.
His Majesty wished all who attended this day safe travels and thanked the staff and the Barony of Thescorre for hosting. He further wished to invite any members of the Kingdom that are interested to join Him as he plans to attend Gulf Wars in the spring.
The Report of the Court of Their Majesties Maynard and Liadain, King and Queen of Æthelmearc, with His Royal Majesty Eckehard, King of Atlantia, and Their Highnesses Gareth and Juliana, Prince and Princess of Æthelmearc in attendance, Court held at Æthelmearc Crown Tournament in the Shire of Misty Highlands on the Twenty-First day of August, anno Societatis LVI, Baron Brandubh O’Donnghaile, Jewel Herald, with the assistance of Drotinn Jorundr hinn rotinn, Silver Buccle Herald, THLady Katharine McClung, Millrind Herald, Lady Magdelena Txoperena, and THLord Owen Teg, Cornelian Herald.
Their Majesties opened court and welcomed all in attendance, stating that They were well pleased to see so many familiar faces after such a long absence.
Their Excellencies Ichijo Honen and Cerridwen de Skene, Baron and Baroness of Blackstone Mountain, were summoned before the Court. Their Majesties spoke to Their Excellencies that after many long years in service to their Barony, that the time had come for them to step down. Their Excellencies heartily agreed, and asked that they be released. Their Majesties agreed to this request and presented each with a sock in Baronial Colors as a symbol of their freedom. Their Majesties now in possession of the Crown Lands of Blackstone Mountain then called forth the Baronial Seneschal, Hersir Marek Viacheldrago. Sir Marek assured Their Majesties that the populace of Blackstone Mountain had a plan in place, that they had conducted an election in accordance with all relevant laws and policies, and that they were prepared to present heirs to the Baronial Thrones to Their Majesties. Their Majesties then called for Baron Cunedda Kell and Baroness Alana Horsecroft to come forth, and they confirmed their willingness to take responsibility for the Barony of Blackstone Mountain. Their Majesties agreed that this was amenable to Them, and invested Cunedda and Alana as the seventh Baron and Baroness of the Barony of Blackstone Mountain, and received their Oath of Fealty.
Their Majesties then recalled Ichijo Honen and Cerridwen de Skene, and in thanks for their many years of service to the Barony of Blackstone Mountain created them a Baron and Baroness of the Court of Æthelmearc. Embroidered cushions by the hand of THLady Phelippe Ulfsdotter, text by Baron Fred the Bastard.
After the Procession of Combatants:
Their Majesties summoned the companions of the Order of the Pelican and confirmed that a reception had been prepared for their candidate. They then called for the attendance of Master Illadore de Bedegrayne. Illadore confirmed her desire to join the Order of the Pelican and Their Majesties charged the Order to take her to her reception and give her their words.
At the Conclusion of the Tournament:
Their Majesties entered the Crown List and placed the Venerable Coronet of the Heir of the Sylvan Kingdom of Æthelmearc upon the brow of Duke Gareth Kincaid, proclaiming him Prince of Æthelmearc. They then presented Gareth with the Venerable Coronet of the Consort that he might crown his inspiration Duchess Juliana Delamare, and Their Majesties proclaimed her Princess of Æthelmearc.
Their Majesties invited His Royal Majesty Eckehard, King of Atlantia, to join Them in Their Court. His Majesty Eckehard thanked Their Majesties for Their hospitality that day and presented gifts to Their Majesties and Their Highnesses in appreciation. Their Majesties also presented gifts to His Majesty Eckehard and welcomed him to Their Court.
The Ladies of the Order of the Rose and the Order of the Garnet were invited to come forward and discuss the Tournament of the Day accompanied by Maighster Kieran MacRae, holder of the Shield of Chivalry. Countess Alexandra of Clan Donald spoke to the Chivalry and prowess witnessed by His Highness Gareth in the list and presented him with a token of her esteem. Duchess Lynette Semere of Atlantia and Duchess Morgen of Rye both praised the grace and Courtesy of Sir Beatrix Krieger and presented her with a token. Her Highness Juliana then spoke to the skills of Lord Davin ap Einion and presented him with a token. Her Majesty then called for Lord Gregroy Hillson to come forth and asked that he carry the Æthelmearc Shield of Chivalry for his courtesy and joy in the lists.
Their Majesties summoned Their Sylvan Signets, Baroness Antoinette de la Croix and Baroness Shirn of Susa, to attend Them. Their Majesties thanked them both for their excellent service to Their Majesties and the Kingdom of Æthelmearc and released them from their office, proclaiming that Master Jonathan Blaecstan had taken the office of Sylvan Signet.
Their Majesties then presented Baroness Shirin of Susa with an Award of Excellence for her service, and presented Baroness Antoinette de la Croix with a Golden Escarbuncle, noting that she had never received this award, for her service in this very demanding office.
Duchess Siobhan inghean uí Liathain was invited into Their Majesties’ Court. Their Majesties also invited all youths in attendance to approach and asked that Duchess Siobhain assist the youths with choosing a token from the royal toy basket.
THLord Hrafn inn Trausti, Lady Rannveig Hraejshvelgsneys, and Lorelei were summoned into court. Their Majesties confirmed before all witnesses that They had signed letters with Their Majesties of the Middle Kingdom and were proud to present Hrafn, Rannveig, and their daughter Lorelei as Citizens of Æthelmearc.
All newcomers were invited to approach the Thrones, and Their Majesties presented each with a cup to welcome them all to Our Society.
Their Majesties bid Forveleth Dunde to stay in Their Court. Though this was her first royal court, she had been very busy during the time of the plague. She was exploring heraldry, scribal and fiber arts, hosting Zoom meetings, she had entered the Virtual Queen’s Prize Tourney, and now serves as Debatable Lands Exchequer. For this very auspicious beginning, Their Majesties were pleased to Award her Arms. Scroll limned by THLady Edith of Winterton, scrivened by Baroness Antoinette de la Croix upon a text by Baroness Shirin of Susa.
Their Majesties Awarded Arms in absentia to Gredechin Morin de Nordenberg for her growing skills in archery, for her kindness and courtesy to all, and for participating in Arts and Sciences meetings. Scroll by THLady Kathryn MacLuing.
Yarden of the Debatable Lands was Awarded Arms in absentia for his skills in equestrian activities. He had been a mainstay of the Debatable Lands Equestrian community and participant in Known World Equestrian Challenges. Scroll by THLady Gesa von Wellenstein.
Nicole of the Debatable Lands was Awarded Arms in absentia for her service to the equestrian community. She served as grounds crew, setting and striking ranges, and producing new games and objects for games for the use of riders and walkers alike. Scroll by THLady Gesa von Wellenstein.
Their Majesties summoned forth the Moneyers Guild. They thanked the members of the guild for their skill, research, and generosity in creating coins for the Crowns of Æthelmearc, and contributing 700 struck coins for use at this Crown Tournament. Their Majesties then spoke that They had created a new award, the Crown’s Treasure, to recognize those individuals who substantially contribute in providing items to illustrate the largess of the Crown and Kingdom. Their Majesties then proudly proclaimed that the Moneyers Guild should be the Principal of this new award.
Lady Aurelie of Nithgaard was called into Court, and Their Majesties spoke to her of generosity. Lady Aurelie had demonstrated generosity with her time at demos and retaining, with her skills at teaching, and with her materials in clothing others and creating items for the Gold Key. For these things They inducted her into the Order of the Keystone. Scroll by Lady Serena Milani with words by THLord Aindreas mac Ghille Fhionntaigh a’ Ghaoithe Airgid.
Their Majesties invited Drotinn Jorundr hinn rotinn, Their Silver Buccle Herald, to join them in court. Drotinn Jorundr asked permission to conduct some business for his office. Their Majesties then called for Lady Dorothea Stark Schutz to attend and Jorundr presented her with the tabard for Golden Alce Herald and presented her to the Kingdom as the new Editor of the Order of Precedence.
Their Majesties also noted that Lady Dorothea Stark Schutz had worked hard for the glory of Æthelmearc, retaining for barony and kingdom, leading fencers on the field, cleaning event sites, and now working on the Order of Precedence, and so They inducted her into the Order of the Keystone. Scroll a work in progress by Lady Elizabeth Rosamond.
Baron Brandubh O’Donnghaile was then called upon to present himself in Court. Their Majesties spoke to him of his service in adversity. They called him a Pillar of Æthelmearc, he served as Baron of the Debatable Lands, had served the kingdom and many Crowns as Their Herald. Their Majesties were pleased to have him serve as Their Jewel Herald, but when the plague struck, Brandubh became a talk show host for the Kingdom, and when emergencies arose, he took back the office of Silver Buccle to help the Kingdom. For these things, Their Majesties Granted him an Augmentation of Arms, encouraging him to add the Demi-Escarbuncle to his own arms, and Her Majesty presented him with a Silver Escarbuncle from Her County Coronet to Brandubh. Scroll by Mistress Arianna of Wynthrope.
Lord Ronan O’Conaill was called into court and Their Majesties noted his wide service as archery marshal, brewer, herald, and chatelain, but it was the character of this service that impressed Them. No matter where he served, his kindness, courtesy, and cheerfulness always showed through while supporting others, and so They inducted him into the Order of the Cornelian. Scroll by Mistress Graidhne ni Ruaidh.
Their Majesties summoned Baroness Aine ny Allane to attend Them. They had seen her needlecraft decorate her garb and many others. Her embroidery and skills in creating garments moved Them to induct her into the Order of the Sycamore. Scroll illumination by Lady Kadlin Sigvaldakona, calligraphy by Baroness Shrin of Susa upon a text by Her Majesty Liadain ní Dheirdre Chaomhánaigh, and Medallion by Their Highnesses Gareth Kincaid and Juliana Delamare.
Lady Nicola Beese was called into court, and Their Majesties spoke of her Diverse Arts including scribal, from making animal hides into parchment and making ink to producing finished scrolls, and decorating eggs. Their Majesties then inducted her into the Order of the Fleur d’Æthelmearc. Scroll written by Maestra Luceta di Cosimo, calligraphy by Mistress Graidhne ni Ruaidh, painted by Lady Aurelie of Nithgaard.
Their Majesties called forth THLady Sumayya al Gaziyah and thanked her for her service to the Kingdom of Æthelmearc as Kingdom Social Media Officer. Sumayya had worked as part of the team to bring Zoom to Æthelmearc, she trained Zoom moderators, and hosted many meetings and events online, and reminded the populace to be polite in online forums during these strange times of plague. For this invaluable Service to Æthelmearc, They inducted Sumayya into the Order of the Millrind. Painted Scroll by the hands of Lady Rose O’Tierrany, upon a text by Baron Arias Beltran del Valle.
Master Illadore de Bedegrayne was summoned to attend the Court. As Illadore entered, she thanked those who had empowered her to accomplish her deeds in the society. Their Majesties then asked if it was her intent to enter the Order of the Pelican. Upon her assent, Their Majesties invited the members of the Order of the Pelican to attend these proceedings who replied that they would have Illadore join them. Their Majesties called for a Quinn to speak and Master Quinn Kerr claimed the honor of speaking the praise of Illadore. Their Majesties needing no further testimony, then called for the regalia to mark Illadore as a Pelican. Mistress Aine O’Muirghesan presented the Ancestral Medallion of the Pelicans of Æthelmearc. Baroness Kilde Jurgenstochter presented a personal medallion, Kilde further presented a Cap of Maintenance that was a gift from Master Aaron Harper and Mistress Iselda de Narbonne of Atlantia, Mistress Irene von Schmetterling created a white collar decorated with Laurels and Pelicans, and Illadore was presented with a new silk banner displaying the Orders in which she claimed membership. Their Majesties then presented Mistress Illadore, companion of the Order of the Pelican to the Populace. Scroll by THLord Sasson della Sancta Vittoria upon a text by Baroness Ekaterina Volkova.
Their Majesties then summoned Their Royal Steward, Dame Ursula of Rouen. They spoke to her of her service to Their Reign and those of so many other Reigns in Æthelmearc. She provided wise guidance and support, she facilitated AE Live, and served as an influencer and cheerleader on social media, all while leading the reign staff. In thanks for her service, guidance and support Their Majesties created her a Baroness of Their Court. Coronet by His Highness Gareth Kincaid, Scroll limned by THLady Vivienne of Yardley, scrivened by Baroness Antoinette de la Croix, upon Words by Duchess Dorinda Courtenay.
The Autocrat of the Event, Baron Arias Beltran del Valle, was invited to speak in court. All were very pleased that Crown Tourney was finally able to be hosted in Misty Highlands. Baron Arias wished to acknowledge the generous owners and staff of the Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum who had allowed Æthelmearc to use their lawns for Crown Tournament for free. Their Majesties in turn thanked Baron Arias and his staff for their work that day, and They presented Arias with a Gratie Coronae token for his efforts through the pandemic to ensure that Æthelmearc could have a Crown Tournament.
Her Majesty noted that She had named Sir Bear the Wallsbane as Her inspiration for the day. Sir Bear had stood as an institution of Æthelmearc Crown Tournaments and still published his betting guide for all entrants.
Their Majesties invited all scribes and regalia makers who had contributed to Their Court to come forward and receive a token in appreciation.
Their Majesties thanked all of the populace for attending to witness the tournament and all who had entered and assisted in the operation of the tournament.
His Majesty Atlantia Eckehard thanked Their Majesties and all of Æthelmearc for Their hospitality throughout the event, and it was a pleasure for Him to witness Æthelmearc ’s Tournament.
Their Highnesses Gareth and Juliana thanked all entrants of the Tournament. His Highness noted that all of his opponents in the list had comported themselves with a high degree of Honor, and it gave him joy to have such chivalrous fights.
Their Majesties once again thanked Æthelmearc and Misty Highlands for a great event, and were overjoyed to announce that Æthelmearc has Heirs!
Master Illadore reports that Count Byron has bested Sir Murdoch at Crown Tournament in Thescorre today, and invested his lady, Countess Ariella, as Crown Princess. This will be their second reign as King and Queen of Æthelmearc. Vivant!
Pay heed to this missive from the Moneyer’s Guild:
Greetings Noble populace!
Photo Credit: Violeta de Valencia
With Æthelmearc Crown Tournament approaching this weekend, We of the Moneyer’s Guild are happy to announce a brand new feature of our Kingdom’s Crown Tourneys…
The Æthelmearc Bookmaker!!!
That’s right! Bring any struck coins that you have, and place a bet on your favorite to win! Step inside and try your hand at one of our wagering games, such as Glückshaus, or others! Bring any coins that you have and join us at the swapping table to trade!
Don’t have any struck coins currently in your possession? No worries, we’ve got you covered. Everyone attending the event will be given three coins, specially struck for the day, as they check in!
We will have odds set for every fighter competing that day, so choose your favorite, place a bet, and potentially walk away with your purse significantly heavier!
::Important Note::No *actual* money will be changing hands for these wagers, only struck or cast replica coins. This is merely for entertainment, amusement, and to get all of these coins that we have been making circulating and to give people something to use them for beyond collecting.