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

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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

Spring Issue of Quivers and Quarrels Now Available

Quivers and Quarrels, the SCA newsletter for all things archery,  is now available at

enewsletter.sca.org/archery-community.html

Articles include:

Some of the many articles in this issue are:

  • Winter SSAC scores
  • IKAC 2014 final results
  • A write up of “Better War Through Archery”
  • Interview with THL Padraig MacRaighne
  • Perspectives on being a Kingdom Archery Champion
  • The Learning Archer: Research, Scholarship and Critical Thought