Court summaries from Gulf Wars 2018

This reporter did not make it to Gulf Wars.  My thanks to Meisterin Brigida von München for her court notes.  As always, updates and corrections are welcome.

On the field Wednesday (March 14):
Juan Hector Valdez – Iren Fyrd
Galen MacColmain – Stile Fyrd

At the Calontir party Wednesday (March 14):
Rebecca Beaumont – Silver Hammer

On the Equestrian field Thursday (March 15):
Gavin O’Shannon – Eo Fyrd
Christiaen Janssen – Eo Fyrd

Thursday evening Court:
Gawin Kappler – Golden Calon Swan
Pepin of Forgotten Sea – Leather Mallet
Luther Hoffen Drunck – Leather Mallet
Mattheu Chartrain – Stile Fyrd
Jon Chesey – Torse
Germanicus – AoA
Oisín Haconson – AoA
Da’ud ibn Ibrahim al-Sisari (Dawi) – Cross of Calontir

Other court tidings:
Epay is now available to preregister for some events.
Janos Katona & Dulcibella de Chateaurien received RUSH War Certificates.
Duchess Aislinn Morcroft was introduced as the new RUSH chancellor. The deadline to make the Lilies book for RUSH classes is April 15.
War pay was given and the muster book passed around.
Baroness Marie Du Puy presented largess: lanterns made by Baron Hugh Du Puy.

Illustration of the Battle of Barnet (14 April 1471) on the Ghent manuscript. Public domain in the US

Chieftains Court Summaries, February 24, A.S. 52

As always, corrections, especially to spellings of names, will be gratefully accepted.

On the field:
Kitsu no Taro – Stile Hirth

Evening court:
Yngvarr Bjarnarson – AoA
Matthew of Three Rivers – AoA
Finan mac Domnaill – Torse
Caitlyn Rochwendottir – Queen’s Chalice
Uaithne ingean ui Ruiarc – Torse
Aurelia Paulina – AoA
Skuli Bjarnylr – AoA
Padraig of Three Rivers – AoA
Sancha Lestrange – Torse
Elys Hawkill – AoA
Osric Reyner – Torse

Other court tidings:
Letters of intent for Crown Tournament are due by March 31.
The Barony of Three Rivers presented largess.
The new floor for the Royal Pavillion was presented.
7 newcomers received mugs.
The Shire of Calanais Nuadh presented largess.
A boon was begged for Katherine d’Arles to join the Order of the Pelican.
Duchess Mærwynn of Holme received her Ducal scroll, due since the reign of Anton II and Isabeau.
The Shire of Wyvern Cliffe presented a tithe, to be used for the Fourth Company.
Lord Cerric aet Blaecac, Honorable Lady Fiondel Songspinner, Honorable Lady Geva de Kent, and Master Grimwulf Harland have all been nominated for a Blackfox Award.
Duchess Aislinn Morcroft is the new Chancellor of RUSH.
A boon was begged for Jaida de Leon to join ther Order of the Pelican.

French miniature, 14th Century. Nature offers Machaut three of her children – Sense, Rhetoric, and Music. Public domain in the US

Winter War Maneuvers Court Summary, February 17, A.S. 52

In evening court:
Ren Jie – Torse
Stephen of Mag Mor – AoA
William Turner – Torse
Fastmundr Eldjarnsson – Leather Mallet

Other court tidings:
Their Royal Majesties exchanged gifts with His Royal Highness Ansteorra.
1 newcomer received a mug.

Codex Manesse, UB Heidelberg, Cod. Pal. germ. 848, fol. 17r, “Herzog von Anhalt”, 1305-1315. Public Domain in the United States

Clothiers Seminar Court Summary, February 3, A.S. 52

In evening court:
Gráinne inghean Uí Ghallchobhair – AoA
Adelaide Sarsfield – Leather Mallet
Alis of Inishowen – Torse
Sólveig Melrakki – Torse
Zoë Mikre – Calon Lily
Ylva Jonsdottir – Laurel

Other court tidings:
The Shire of Cúm an Iolair presented largess.
5 newcomers received mugs.
A boon was begged for Alianora Jehannette des Amandiers to join the Order of the Laurel.

Four women sewing linen clothes. From The Tacuinum Sanitas of Vienna, Late 14th century. Public domain in the US

Coronation Court Summaries, January 13, A.S. 52

Final business of Damien and Issabell:
Giulia Isabella da Venezia – Court Baronage
Cilian Mac Marroo – Golden Calon Swan
Zachariah MacDonald – King’s Favor
Ælin Kausi – King’s Favor
Brian Robert MacDougall – Queen’s Endorsement of Distinction for Courtesy
Catalina de Arazuri – Queen’s Endorsement of Distinction for Ideals of the Society
Bataciqan-nu Ko’un Ashir – Queen’s Endorsement of Distinction for Chivalry
Galen MacColmáin – Court Baronage
Annora Reyner – Court Baronage

First court of Ashir and Ashland:
Sir Daniel Steelbender is the new King’s Champion.
Honorable Lord Balin Kendrick is the new Queen’s Champion.

Other court tidings:
The Order of Chivalry swore fealty on the sword of Mar Riddari.
A boon was begged for Johanne of Fisher Gate to join the Order of the Laurel.

Evening court:
Hoe-Yan Gejige – AoA
Emerick Jones – Leather Mallet
John Bowyer – Cross of Calontir
Margaret von Rothenburg – Queen’s Chalice
Damien MacGavin – Duchy
Issabell St. Charles – Duchy
Hugo van Harlo – Torse

Other court tidings:
4 newcomers received mugs.
Countess Bele Anna de Rugé presented new throne cushions.
Many of the populace swore fealty.
A boon was begged for Ylva Jonsdottir to join the Order of the Laurel.

Painting of the League of the Holy Court, circa 1375. Public domain in the US

Twelfth Night Court Summaries, January 6, A.S. 52

In morning court:
Augustin le Blinde and Aleit de la Thomme were invested as the new Baron and Baroness of The Lonely Tower.

On the field:
Michael Erikson – Iren Fyrd

In evening court:
Priscilla Dionessa – AoA
Giovanni Loredan – Golden Calon Swan
Willeam Rudhall – AoA
Odierne Lion – Leather Mallet
Gylys mac an Dieorr – AoA
Aethelred the Well Read – Leather Mallet
Christina l’Ambeler – Cross of Calontir
Ffelix Æskelsson – Cross of Calontir
Maegwynn Attewode – Calon Lily
Bjarm Rorikson – Chivalry

Other court tidings:
12 newcomers received mugs.

Presentation scene; detail of a miniature from BL Royal MS 15 E vi, f. 2v. 15th C. Public domain in the US

Kris Kinder Market Court Summaries, December 9, A. S. 52

In morning court:
Giraude Benet – Laurel
Ayisha bint Asad – Court Baronage
Kajsa Nikulasdotter – Laurel

In evening court:
Tamar bat Avraham – Laurel
Gerhart von Schleswig – AoA
Marget Orange – Golden Calon Swan
Cai Dubhghlas – Cross of Calontir
Leif Tryggvasson – Torse
Teresa Rose fillia Quiteria – Queen’s Chalice
Snorri Bjornsson – Silver Hammer
Oswyn of Moonstone – Torse
Giovanna Canzoniere da Firenze – Calon Lily
Lilian Bowyer – Laurel
Hirsch Ross Eichmann – Augmentation of Arms
Magdalena vander Meere – Augmentation of Arms

Other court tidings:
Ayisha bint Asad offered Their Majesties’ thanks to the kingdom’s scribes with gifts of pergamenata.
The Barony of Forgotten Sea made a tithe to the kingdom.
8 newcomers received mugs.
The new Baronage of The Lonely Tower will be HL Augustin le Blinde and Lady Aleit de la Thomme. Investiture will be at 12th Night.
Calontir celebrated the creation of the Shire of Moonstone.

Scenes from the Life of David, ca 1160-1180. Public Domain in the US

Toys for Tots Tournament Court Summaries, November 18, A. S. 52

As always, corrections to spellings of names will be gratefully accepted.

Afternoon court:
Hamlinius – Iren Fyrd (corrected from previous posting)
Faustus Cantilius Lupus – Iren Hirth
Arnsfast Rikardson – Iren Hirth
The Premier members of the Order of Defense in Calontir were made. They are:
Donald Andrew MacDonald, Gawin Kappler and Ravasz Janos

Evening court:
Conna ingen Ui Chearbhaill – Pelican
Elena Skynith – Golden Calon Swan
Amanda of Standing Stones – AoA
Hálfgrímr hafreki (aka Halvgrimr Riddari) – Cross of Calontir
Alanora O’Keefe – Cross of Calontir
Thaddeus Ellenbach – Cross of Calontir
Lena van Nijmegen – AoA
Da’ud ibn al-Kabsh al-Ma’iz al-Garnati – Torse
Severin Svendottir – Laurel

Other court tidings:
Zach was the winner of the T4T Youth Combat tourney.
Duke Anton Rhaghelan was the winner of the Cut & Thrust tourney.
Charles von Bayrreuth was the winner of the Novice tourney.
Count Caius Rectus Xerxis was the winner of the T4T Armored Combat tourney.
There were 2371 toys collected.
Halvgrimr Riddari brought the most toys as an individual, and was given possession of the Coordinators Award, given to Calontir by the USMC.
The Shire of Standing Stones brought the most toys as a group.
Honorable Lady Juliana della Rena won the raffle.
5 newcomers were given mugs.
Emissaries from Atenveldt brought greetings and gifts for Their Majesties and Their Highnesses.

Detail of fol. 5r from Royal Armouries Ms. I.33, circa 1300. Public domain in the US

A Day in the Life of a Norse Village Court Summary, November 11, A.S. 52

In evening court:
Sofia of Deodar (aka Sofia die Heilerin) – AoA
Bear of Deodar – Torse
Eimear de Culfre – Torse
Jarmarr Mapstones – Golden Calon Swan
Thomas Mailer – Torse
Troy of Couer d’Ennui – AoA
Úlfr Þorgrimsson – Torse
Brigida von München – Pelican

Other court tidings:
9 newcomers received mugs.
Greetings and gifts were brought from Oertha.


The Bavarian Herald Jörg Rügen around 1510. Public Domain in the US

Vertigo Court Summaries, October 21, A.S. 52

Afternoon court:
David ben Benjamin (Dov) – Laurel

Evening court:
Victoria of Standing Stones – AoA
Æsa Jarnauga – Leather Mallet
Vilhelm Lich – Pelican
Ulfvaldr Folkmarsson – Torse
Beatrix Bogenschutz – Golden Calon Swan
Johannes Gast – AoA
Kennocht Armstrang – AoA
Ray ap Dewi – Iren Fera
Tola Rufusdóhtor – Cross of Calontir
Sóma Tyrvadóttir – AoA
Kristine nic Tallieur – Laurel

Other court tidings:
5 newcomers received mugs.
Representatives of the Midrealm Crown presented gifts to Their Majesties.

Man weaving on a loom, circa 1425. Public domain in the US