Here begins the report of the Court of Andreas Morgan and Kallista Morgunova, Second of those names, 50th King and Queen of Æthelmearc at Bog 3 Day held within the Barony of St Swithins Bog, July 15th AS 58. Po Silvertop, Jewel of Æthelmearc Herald reporting, with the assistance of Lady Siobhan Readnait and Lord Niall mac Raedwulf as Ætherial Herald.
In Morning Court:
Their Majesties were welcomed by the Their Excellencies of the Barony of St Swithins Bog.
Lord Arvik Hyttoinen was called before the Crown, who complimented him on his many years of service in numerous offices. Their Majesties then called for the Order of the Millrind and granted him inclusion into it. Scroll by Dame Ursula of Rouen.
Their Majesties summoned Their Highnesses Gareth and Juliana to ask if they were still prepared to undergo Elevation. They then convened the Order of the Pelican and requested they be escorted to Vigil.
In Evening Court:
Their Majesties requested the presence of THL Abdul Ishkhan Al-Rashid and for his generosity and artistry declared him, via edict, the official Sylvan Barista of Æthelmearc.
Their Majesties then gave leave for Their Excellencies of St Swithins Bog to hold Baronial Court.
Upon the resumption of Kingdom Court, afterwards:
Their Majesties welcomed all those who attended in the hopes that they had enjoyed the day.
Their Majesties allowed time for Duke Timothy to speak to the populace about armor maintenance and inspections for the coming War.
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 Abby as the day’s sacrificial runner of the toychest.
Beatrice Thistilthwayt was called before the Crown and for her years of service as chronicler and for her classes, was awarded Arms. Scroll by Lady Marsaili Mac Lochlainn, words by Some Guy in a Hat.
Their Majesties requested conversation with Lord Eli Boddenham, discussing their prowess both on and off the field as well as their assistance to others. For such were they awarded a Golden Alce. Scroll by Lady Elizabeth Rosamond & Lady Rachelle l’ymagiere.
Their Majesties saw the need to recognize Lord Julius Gautieri for numerous acts of service, both to the Kingdom and to the College of Arx Collis, inducting him into the Order of the Keystone. Scroll by Lady Marsaili Mac Lochlainn, words by Master Cyrus Augur & Some Guy in a Hat.
Lady Cristina Aurelia Vitelli was invited to appear before the Crown, who remarked upon the many stories They had heard; banners created and shields painted, people assisted — and therefore inducted her into the Order of the Keystone. Scroll by Cassia Carataca.
For his continuing abilities brewing and making mead, THL Maddoc MacRoyri was called before the Crown and awarded a Sycamore. Scroll by THL Cassiano da Castello.
Lady Rachelle L’ymagiere was awarded a Sycamore by Their Majesties for her wonderful scribal accomplishments. Scroll by the Bog scribes.
Their Majesties invited Lord Battista di Lupo Speranza into court, and for his many years as exchequer and tollner was inducted into the Order of the Millrind. Scroll by THL Rachel Delacroix& Mistress Cynthia Love of Tower.
The presence of Baroness Antoinette DeLorraine was requested by the Crown. Her Majesty spoke at length of Her appreciation for those who selflessly sacrifice their own time and effort, even putting aside their own enjoyment and advancement so that others might participate in our Great Dream. For those generous individuals a new award is being created, the Award of Distinction for Caretakers — and Baroness Antionette was chosen to be the Principal of the award. Scroll by Lady Marsaili Mac Lochlainn, words by Lady Kolfina Jodisardottir & Some Guy in a Hat.
For both his ever-present jovial nature and his caring for those around him, making sure people not only are enjoying themselves, but are doing so carefully and responsibly, Master Jacob Martinson was awarded a Howling’s Wolf. Scroll by Mistress Mairghread & Lady Rachelle l’ymagiere.
Their Majesties begged the company of HRH Juliana Delamere, in hopes she was ready to respond to her writ for elevation to the Order of the Pelican. Requesting the testimony of the Peers of the Kingdom, the Crown heard from Masters Jacob and Po as Masters of Defense, Baroness Elisabeth Johanna von Flossenburg spoke as a member of the Laurel, Duchess Anna Leigh spoke as a Rose, His Highness Gareth as a member of the Chivalry, Dame Ursula of Rouen as a Pelican, and Baron Christian Goldenlok as a member of the populace. Satisfied with these words, Their Majesties presented her with the regalia of her new station; a cloak and hood, the Kingdom’s ancestral Pelican medallion, the household ancestral medallion, and finally a personal medallion. Upon hearing her oath of Service, she was then declared a Pelican of Æthelmearc. Scroll by THL Sasson de Sancta Victoria & Lady Ylaire Sainte Claire.
Their Majesties then invited HRH Gareth Kincaid to similarly consult with him upon his own readiness to be elevated to the Order of the Pelican. Count Jehan spoke as Royal Peer, Her Highness Juliana as a member of the Rose, Sir Oliver Sutton spoke as a member of the Chivalry, Mistress Shirin as a Laurel, Duke Timothy as a Pelican, and Baroness Elisabeth Johanna von Flossenburg as a Jewel of Æthelmearc. Following these testimonies, Their Majesties called for a cloak, and His Highness received (from Her Highness) the Kingdom ancestral Pelican medallion, the household ancestral medallion, and finally a personal medallion. His Highness then professed his oath of Service and was declared a Pelican of Æthelmearc. Scroll by THL Angellino the Bookmaker.
Their Majesties demanded the attendance of THL Bera of Tavistland, and for her many years of service as shire seneschal and numerous other pivotal offices, created her a Baroness of Their Court. Scroll by Master Caoinleán Seanchaidh AKA Tower & Mistress Vivienne Marie de Beauvais. Coronet crafted by Baroness Glenis Gwynedd of Atlantia.
Their Majesties then invited Lord Mikael ibn Mehlem ibn Yusuf al-Uqlidsi before them. Speaking of his notable prowess upon the rattan field, as well as his reputation as a teacher, they inducted him into Their Order of the Gage. (Scroll forthcoming.)
Mistress Gabrielle Winter was invited into court, where Their Majesties spoke of her passion for Service, both locally as well as Kingdom-wide. They spoke of numerous projects she had accomplished, including Their own recent Coronation. In recognition of those labors, the Crown bestowed an Æthelmearc Award of Excellence upon her. Scroll by Lady Rachelle l’ymagiere.
Their Majesties invited all Scribes to come forward and receive gifts of appreciation for their efforts.
Their Majesties thanked all for attending and making the day wonderful, and reminded all that the great War loomed closer on the horizon and entreated all to make preparations.
There being no further business, Court was then closed.