Announcements: RFC – Proposed Corpora changes related to the office of the Society Marshal – 09/01/2020

Men harvesting wheat, Queen Mary’s Psalter, circa 1310. Public domain in the US

The Board of Directors is currently requesting commentary regarding a number of proposed changes to Corpora that relate to the office of the Society Marshal.  Those proposed changes, and the reasoning for same, are outlined in the document here: RFC – Proposed Corpora changes related to the office of the Society Marshal – 09/01/2020

Commentary may be emailed to comments@sca.org.

Please use the title “Corpora – Marshal’s Office ” in the subject line. Failure to use this subject line may cause your commentary to be misdirected.

In lieu of email, commentary may be sent by US Mail, Postage-Prepaid, to:

Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc.
RE: Corpora – Marshal’s Office
P.O. Box 360789
Milpitas, CA 95036-0789

Commentary regarding these proposed Corpora changes, whether sent by email or US Mail, must be received by the Board no later than September 1, 2020.

This announcement is an official informational release by the Society for Creative Anachronism , Inc.  Permission is granted to reproduce this announcement in its entirety in newsletters, websites and electronic mailing lists.

 

Click to access SocietyMarshalGovDocsProposedChanges.pdf

King’s Companie of Archers court summary, September 7, A.S. 54

In evening court:
Bero von Wustenbrunner – Boga Fyrd

Other court tidings:
Their Majesties asked the populace of Forgotten Sea for commentary on the candidates for the new Baronage.
Honorable Lord Galen MacColmáin spoke of the King’s Companie Book.
2 newcomers received mugs.
Archer General Ashland announced the day’s winners:
Yeoman longbow – Lord Roger of Bellebrocton, 1st; Lord Yngvarr Bjarnakarl, 2nd.
Yeoman recurve – Lord Franz Johann Gottskrieger, 1st; Duke Bataciqan-nu Ko’un Ashir, 2nd.
Fyrd crossbow – Lord Asher de Lokwode (of Loch Bheathrach), 1st; Master Johann Steinarsson, 2nd.
Fyrd longbow – Duchess Ashland de Mumford, 1st; Baron Hugh Du Puy, 2nd;
Fyrd recurve – Lady Olivia Scarritt, 1st; Lady Disa of Calanais, 2nd.
Hus crossbow – Master Rolf Hobart, 1st; Master Dammo Utwiler, 2nd.
Hus longbow – Master Daniel Martel, 1st; Master Lief of Crescent Moon, 2nd.
Hus recurve – Honorable Lord Roderick de Graham, 1st; Honorable Lord Truetvin Inglefinger, 2nd.
Baronial teams – Forgotten Sea, 1st; Vatavia, 2nd.
Boons were begged for William Fletcher of Carbery and Juliana Macnayre to join the Order of the Pelican.

Archery practice at earthen butts, c1325. The center markers are small wreaths. Detail from the Geoffrey Luttrell psalter. Public Domain in the United States

Calontir to Adopt Shafted Combat Archery

Archery practice at earthen butts, c1325. The center markers are small wreaths. Detail from the Geoffrey Luttrell psalter. Public Domain in the United States

Gleaned from Facebook:


 

The Kingdom Earl Marshall Halvgrimr riddari announced at this past Crown Tournament that Calontir will be adopting the Society standards for shafted combat archery, with possibly a few variations.

Halvgrimr admonished all marshalls to familiarize themselves with the Society standards as they take immediate force in Calontir Combat Archery.

Halgrimr also acknowledged the dedication and work of THL John Bowyer in accomplishing this goal.

King’s Companie of Archers Court Summaries, September 8, A.S. 53

On the range:
Ashland de Mumford – Boga Fyrd

In evening court:
Elaisse de Garrigues – Boga Fyrd
Eynon Llangenydd – Boga Hirth

Other court tidings:
Konstantia Kaloethina is the new Lanner Herald, to help with ceremonies.
A boon was begged for Alessandra de Piro to join the Order of the Pelican.

Archery practice at earthen butts, c1325. The center markers are small wreaths. Detail from the Geoffrey Luttrell psalter. Public Domain in the United States

King’s Companie of Archers Court summary, September 9, A.S. 52

In evening court:
Hirakawa Kagetora – Golden Calon Swan
Janos Katona – Boga Hirth
Shane Bax – Leather Mallet
Konrad von Roth – Boga Fyrd
Halldór Skaptason – Boga Fyrd

Other court tidings:
1 newcomer received a mug.
Donnchadh Beag mac Griogair, who was made Iren Fera at Pennsic, was given his medallion.
The Canton of Aston Tor presented 9 quivers suitable for youth archers.
A boon was begged for Lillian Bowyer to join the Order of the Laurel.

Winners in various categories:
Valdríkr inn Danski – novice crossbow
Ashland de Mumford – novice longbow
Franz Johann Gottskrieger – novice recurve
Michael de Lundie – Fyrd crossbow
Caius Rectus Xerxis – Fyrd longbow
Asher of Loch Bheathrach – Fyrd recurve
Rolf Hobart – Hirth crossbow
Daniel Martel – Hirth longbow
Dietrich Eisenhart – Hirth recurve
Barony of the Lonely Tower – team winner

Archery practice at earthen butts, c1325. The center markers are small wreaths. Detail from the Geoffrey Luttrell psalter. Public Domain in the United States

Archery practice at earthen butts, c1325. The center markers are small wreaths. Detail from the Geoffrey Luttrell psalter. Public Domain in the United States

Awards Given at King’s Companie of Archers

Reporting by Ms. Dorcas Whitecap:


UPDATED to correct my misspelling of some names – Mathurin

Maria Arosa – Torse
Johann Steinarsson – Boga Fyrd
Shane Bax – Boga Fyrd
Catrijn vanden Westhende – Leather Mallet
Cts. Conna ingen Ui Chearbhaill – armband, special recognition for the joy and enthusiasm she brings to the archery field
Yoichi of Mag Mor – armband, special recognition for his Japanese style archery and personna
Eynon Llangenydd – Torse
Steaffan Shaw – Boga Hirth
Alessandra de Piro – Cross of Calontir