Queen’s Prize Tournament Court Summary, February 9, A.S. 53

In evening court:
Rafe le Mountere – Golden Calon Swan

Other court tidings:
Emma Underfoot, Avalon of the Black Fleet and Scarlet Rose of Oakheart received special mention for their youth entries.
Lord Finán mac Crimthainn received the Judges’ Choice prize.
Lady Tessie of Cúm an Iolair (Taraxia de Sousa) received the Populace Choice prize.
2 newcomers received mugs.
CalonCon bids are due by 1 April.
King’s Companie of Archers bids are due by 1 June.
Kingdom A&S will be hosted by the Shire of Oakheart.
Lady Elaisse de Garrigues reminded the populace about the upcoming St. George and the Dragon event, to be held in conjunction with Bardic Bedlam, in May.
HG Isabeau Beaux Yeux swore fealty as Her Majesty’s Thegn.
Letters of intent to become Kingdom Minister of Arts & Science are due by Spring Crown Tourney (13 April). Interviews will be at Unslung Heroes (4 May).
Siora Zaneta Baseggio reminded the populace about the upcoming Knowne Worlde Heraldic and Scribal Symposium in July.
Andromir Vukovic received the Queen’s Prize.

Unknown Artist. Minstrels with a Rebec & a Lute.
13th c. Manasseh Codex. El Escorial, Madrid. Public domain in the US

Clothiers Seminar Court Summary, February 2, A.S. 53

In evening court:
Josephina del Torre – Leather Mallet
Gianetta Antonelli – AoA

Other court tidings:
Lady Rosalie Langmod won the Arts & Science competition at the AoA level.
HL Marguerite des Baux won the Arts & Science competition at the GoA level.
6 newcomers received mugs.
CalonCon bids are due by 1 April.
King’s Companie of Archers bids are due by 1 June.
HL Konstantia Kaloethina received a gift from Their Majesties as thanks for her work encouraging largess.
Ms. Aidan Cocrinn stepped down as Kingdom Arts & Science Minister.
Duchess Issabell St. Charles is the interim Kingdom Minister of Arts & Science.

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

Winter War Maneuvers Court Summary, January 26, A.S. 53

In morning court:
Murdoch MacLachlan – AoA

Other court tidings:
Gifts were exchanged between Queen Catalina and Queen Gwenhwyfar of Meridies. Meridies gifted a War Drum to Calontir.
CalonCon bids are due by 1 April 2019.
King’s Companie of Archers bids are due by 1 June 2019.
Her Majesty reminded everyone of the Queen’s Guard Tournament to be held at Chieftains.
General Uldin introduced the sergeants for Gulf Wars.

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

Coronation Court Summaries, January 12, A.S. 53

Final business of Xerxis and Belanna:
Helena Soranzo – Laurel
Conna ingen Ui Chearbhaill – Queen’s Endorsement of Distinction for Courtesy (announced at Toys for Tots)
Már í Miklagarði – Queen’s Endorsement of Distinction for Ideals of the Society
Titus Decimius Alexander (Xandre) – Queen’s Endorsement of Distinction for Chivalry
Bataciqan-nu Ko’un Ashir – King’s Favor
Idonea de Clare – Court Baronage

Other court tidings:
Sir Anton von Hagenstein – citizen by treaty
Lady Alexandra Rikve Jessen – citizen by treaty

First court of Dongal and Catalina:
Lord Rashid al-Rais is the new Queen’s Champion.
Honorable Lord John Bowyer is the new King’s Champion.
Honorable Lady Ayisha bint Asad is the new Stile Champion.
Lord Shane Bax is the new Archery Champion.
Lady Elizabet Walker of Paisley is the new Equestrian Champion.
Brady of Oakheart is the new Youth Champion.
Duke Tristram of Lindesfarne – Thegn

Evening court:
Caius Equitius Rectus Xerxis – Duchy
Bele Anna de Rugé – Duchy
Alis Kerwen – AoA
Eyfríðr Geirsdóttir – Leather Mallet
Korinna the Scythian – Golden Calon Swan
Angus Sinclaire of Glasgow – Leather Mallet

Other court tidings:
Gifts were exchanged with Her Sylvan Majesty Queen Anna Leigh.
Caius Equitius Rectus Xerxis – Augmentation of Arms from Æthelmearc.
Bele Anna de Rugé – Augmentation of Arms from Æthelmearc.
5 newcomers received mugs.
Jarl Owen ap Aeddan ap Trahaearne brought bribes, er, gifts for Calontir and Æthelmearc.
Sir Aiden O’Seaghdha is the new Earl Marshal.
Honorable Lord William Douglas presented the Royal Pound.
Sir Uldin of Ravenscroft and Lord Giacomo dalla Fattoria dello Stato are the Gulf Wars generals.
A boon was begged for Johann Steinarsson to join the Order of the Pelican.

Edward II of England receiving his crown. 1307-27

12th Night Court Summary, January 5, A.S. 53

In evening court:
Arn Haraldson – AoA
Sasha (dicta Lilith of Lonely Tower) – AoA
Krystyn I Lund – Torse
Hugo van Harlo – Silver Hammer

Other court tidings:
7 newcomers received mugs in court; another was given after court, by Her Majesty’s grace.
Meister Gawin Kappler addressed the populace about the upcoming Historic Combat Studies Symposium at Lilies War.
Lady Alexandra Rikve Jessen will be the new Kingdom Equestrian Marshal.
Master Alan Smyith of Darkdale will be the new Chair of the Lilies Committee.
Siora Zaneta Baseggio and Doña Alexandra Vazquez de Granada addressed the populace about the upcoming Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium in July.

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

Krist Kinder Market Court Summary, December 8, A.S. 53

In evening court:
Alessandra de Piro – Pelican
Ayisha bint Asad – Calon Lily
Duncan Bruce of Logan – Silver Hammer
Charles of Westermark – Court Baronage
Margaret William of Westermark – Court Baronage
Marie le Faivre – Laurel

Other court tidings:
Gifts were exchanged with Her Sylvan Majesty Anna Leigh.
11 newcomers received mugs.
Sir Cai Dubhghlas is the new Kingdom Castellan.
Honorable Lady Tola Rufusdóhtor swore fealty as the new Kingdom Seneschale.
Lady Antonia Stefani is the new Head of the Calontir Soup Kitchen.

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

Toys for Tots Tournament Court Summary, November 17, A.S. 53

In evening court:
Alec von Rosswald – Queen’s Chalice
Ewan von Rosswald – Queen’s Chalice
Batačiqan-nu kö’ün Ashir – Stile Fyrd
Gianna Viviani – Calon Lily
Paul Adler – Cross of Calontir
Dulcibella de Chateaurien – Cross of Calontir
Anna Plantyn – Laurel

Other court tidings:
There were 3083 toys collected.
The Barony of Forgotten Sea was the group who brought the most toys.
Sir Xandre and Lady Cordeilla were the individuals who brought the most toys.
Sir Anton Raghelan won the armored tournament.
Ásviðr Vakre won the youth tournament.
Meister Gawin Kappler won the Cut & Thrust tournament.
Franco Suares won the novice tournament.
HL Fiondel Songspinner won the A&S competition.
4 newcomers received mugs.
Sir Xandre called for donations of loaner armor for Youth Combat.
Lady Fabia Narcissa Patricia swore fealty as the new Kingdom Chronicler.
Countess Conna ingen uí Chearbhaill received the Queen’s Endorsement of Distinction.
A boon was begged for Alvira MacDonald to join the Order of the Pelican.

Vertigo Court Summary, October 20, A.S. 53

In evening court:
Gaius Cornelius Scipio Titianus – AoA
Dana Tartare – AoA
Ívarr inn rauði – AoA

Other court tidings:
1 newcomer received a mug.
Ms. Rebecca Beaumont announced that Their Majesties were accepting application to be Chair of the Lilies Committee.
Lady Allison of Forgotten Sea was sworn in as the new Kingdom Webminister.
It was announced that Their Majesties are accepting Letters of Intent to be the new Kingdom Exchequer and the new Regalia Coordinator.
A boon was begged for Helena Soranzo to join the Order of the Laurel.

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