Crown Tournament Court Summaries, April 13, A.S. 53

On the field:
Duke Anton Raghelan and Lady Yseult de Michel were invested as Prince and Princess of Calontir.

Evening court:
Franco Suares – AoA
Tyr of Three Rivers – AoA
Isabel of Three Rivers – AoA
Padraig of Three Rivers – Leather Mallet
Nolan son of Bero – Queen’s Chalice
Michael of Sussex – Leather Mallet
Rosaline Fortescue – Golden Calon Swan
Matthew of Three Rivers – Torse

Other court tidings:
Prince Edmund of the Middle Kingdom invited one and all to the Middle Kingdom 50th Year Celebration.
Lord Otmar Eichman won the C&T tournament.
Mistress Luckie Glasbrenner, Baroness Gwendolyn verch Morgaine and Mistress Roselyn of Aberdeen won the A&S competitions.
The Barony of Three Rivers presented largess and a tithe.
5 newcomers received mugs.
Their Majesties are accepting bids for replacement of items lost to bandits on the road to Gulf Wars: traveling crowns, His Majesty’s sword, Their Majesties’ thrones.
Donations to the Kingdom Regalia fund will be accepted.
Lord Andromir Vukovic is the new Kingdom Regalia Coordinator.
Master Andrixos Seljukroctonis was created a Herald Extraordinary by the authority of Mistress Brigida von München, Gold Falcon Principal Herald.
Honorable Lord Lawrence Taillefer the Leech (Known as Doc) and Mistress Geneviève de Chambéry will be invested as the new Baron and Baroness of Vatavia at the Tournament of Valor.
A boon was begged for Honorable Lady Emeline de Moulineaux to join the Order of the Pelican.

The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries) 1495–1505, The Met Museum. CC0 license.

Court summaries from Gulf Wars 2019

This reporter did not go to GW. My thanks to Eynon Blue Hawk for his timely updates to the Calontir Order of Precedence, and to Rhodri White Hawk for making that possible. As always, updates and corrections are welcome.

On the field Wednesday (March 13):
Visvamitra Yavana – Iren Hirth
Charles Vaux – Iren Hirth
Ragnar of Grimfells – Iren Fyrd
Anton Rhaghelan – Stile Fyrd

In Royal court Thursday (March 14):
Nest Ffynnon – Calon Cross
Asa Lufa – Leather Mallet
Rhianwen ferch Bran ap Gruffydd – King’s Favor
Scarlet Rose of Oakheart – Queen’s Chalice
Lawrence Taillefer the Leech – Sword of Calontir

On the field Friday (March 15):
Brynjólfr Fálkason – Iren Fyrd
Germanicus – Iren Fyrd


Other court tidings:

A boon was begged for Master Alan Smyith of Darkdale to join the Order of Defense.

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

Chieftains court summaries, February 23, A.S. 53

On the field:
Ívarr fótviss – Iren Hirth
Wilhelm von Brandt – Iren Fyrd

In evening court:
Bero von Wustenbrunner – Torse

Other court tidings:
HRH Kateryn of the Midrealm extended an invitation to the Middle Kingdom’s 50th Year celebration.
Gifts were exchanged between Calontir and the Middle.
Count Matsunaga Kagetora won the Chieftains Mace Tournament.
Duke Hirsch Ross Eichman won the bear pit armored tourney.
Lord Deo MacCillian won a prize for being the most inspirational armored fighter.
Warder Raphael di Merisi from Midrealm won the Steel tournament.
Mistress Sancha Lestrange won the A&S competition.
Mugs were gifted to 6 newcomers.
The Shire of Calanais Nuadh presented largess and a tithe.
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).
The Shire of Wyvern Cliffe presented a tithe.
Letters of intent to become Kingdom Archer General are due by 30 March.
Letters of intent to enter Crown Tournament are due by 5 April.
A boon was begged for Bataciqan-nu Ko’un Ashir 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

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

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.