Crucible at the Crossroads Court Summary, September 22, A.S. 53

In evening court:
Yngvarr Bjarnakarl – Torse
Kenda Ottarsdottir – AoA
Mjǫll Úlfarsdóttir – Golden Calon Swan
Jon Chesey – Leather Mallet
Yseult de Michel – Golden Calon Swan

Other court tidings:
The Barony of Shattered Crystal team won the day.
12 newcomers received mugs.
Lord Ren Jie will be the new Social Media Officer.
Many good gentles received War Certificates from RUSH.

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

Queen’s Prize Tournament Court Summary, September 15, A.S. 53

In evening court:
Rowan of Golden Sea – Queen’s Chalice
Piers Fauconer – Torse
Skinna-Hrefna – AoA
Tessie of Cúm an Iolair – Leather Mallet
Knorr bestingr – AoA
Ki no Kotori – Calon Lily
Ashland de Mumford – Calon Lily

Other court tidings:
1 newcomer received a mug.
Lord Finán mac Crimthainn and Lady Gianna Viviani shared the Judges’ Choice award.
Emma Under Foot received the Youth Queen’s Prize.
Lord Hugo van Harlo received the Queen’s Prize.
A boon was begged for Marie le Faivre to join the Order of the Laurel.

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

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

Tournament of Horse and Falcon / Playing with Fire Court Summaries, September 2, A.S. 53

On the Equestrian field:
Chrystopher Wotjowicz – Eo Hirth

In evening court:
Scarlet Rose of Oakheart – Purple Jess
Oren Tokesson – Iren Fyrd
Æthelred the Well Read – Iren Hirth
Zofia Zygmuntówna – Queen’s Chalice
Dirik von Rosswald – Chivalry

Other Court tidings:
2 newcomers received mugs.

Küche mit Kachelofen, aus: Kuchenmaistrey, erstmals erschienen 1485 bei Peter Wagner. V

Cattle Raids Court Summary, August 25, A.S. 53

In evening court:
Markos of Macedon – AoA
Batilda Rabbitt – Golden Calon Swan
Kainen Brynjólfsson – Purple Feather
Matilda of Grimfells – AoA
Brady of Oakheart – Falcon’s Claw

During feast:
Caterine le jeune – Golden Calon Swan

Other court tidings:
The Barony of Mag Mor presented largess and a tithe to Their Majesties.
10 newcomers received mugs.
The Kingdom Social Media Deputy seeks a successor.
Letters of intent to be the Kingdom Webminister are due September 30, 2018.
Sir Xandre reported on the insurrection that was put down in Forgotten Sea.
The heads of the Soup Kitchen seek a successor.
The Kingdom Equestrian Officer seeks a successor.

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

Masters of the Duel Court Summary, August 18, A.S. 53

In evening court:
Giacomo dalla Fattoria dello Stato – AoA
Devlin O’Sirideain – Torse
Finán mac Crimthainn – Stile Fyrd
Killian O’Connaill – Stile Hirth

Other court tidings:
4 newcomers received mugs.
Bataciqan-nu Ko’un Ashir received the travelling trophy for winning the Masters of the Duel tournament.
The Kingdom Webminister seeks a successor.
The Soup Kitchen heads seek a successor.

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

Pennsic Court Summaries, A.S. 53

On the field, August 9:
Konall Josephson – Iren Fyrd

In Calontir court, August 9:
Giulia Isabella da Venezia – Torse
Tigernán mac Flainn Uí Fáeláin – Golden Calon Swan
Kolfinna Halvgrimsdottir – Golden Calon Swan

Other court tidings:
1 newcomer received a mug.
The IVth company received thank you tokens.
Honorable Lord Vels inn Vigglaði received personal thanks from Her Majesty Belanna for being Land Agent.
It was announced that Lord Giovanni Loredan’s tenure as Webminister is coming to an end. Letters of intent are due Sept. 30.
Master Charles of Westermark and Mistress Margaret William of Westermark announced their intention to step down as heads of the Soup Kitchen.
The Calontir champions for Pennsic received thanks: Duke Bataciqan-nu Ko’un Ashir, Sir Mathieu Chartrain, Honorable Lord Gaius Flavius Auxilius, Lord Brian Robert MacDougall, Lord Charles Vaux.
The populace was reminded to get their muster pay after court.

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

Court Report for Feast of Eagles, July 28, 2018

Alfonso X “El Sabio” and his Court, 13th Century. Public domain in the US.

Ms. Dorcas is on assignment to the Debatable Lands, so we are re-printing, in part, Lord Hugo van Harlo‘s report as posted on the Calonlist:


Lord Leon Oliver, an Award of Arms

Lady Astryd Gleðill, an Award of Arms

Lady Thorlein Knockenhauer, a Torse

Lord Bauduin de Wolf, an Award of Arms

The boon begged for His Lordship Dirik Von Rosswald to be invited to
the Order of Chivalry

Let it also been known that applications for the Kingdom
Webminister, a Great Officer of State, shall be accepted until
September 30th. Candidate interviews to be held at Crown Tournament,
and the new webminister announced at Vertigo.

Coronation Court Summaries, July 14, A.S. 53

Final business of Ashir and Ashland:
Arnsfast Rikkardsson – Chivalry
Fionna nic Alisdair – Augmentation of Arms
Issabell St. Charles – King’s Favor
Alessandra de Piro – King’s Favor
Ishmala bint Yuhannah – King’s Favor
Ívarr fótviss – Queen’s Endorsement of Distinction for Chivalry
Marie du Puy – Queen’s Endorsement of Distinction for Courtesy
Hálfgrímr hafreki – Queen’s Endorsement of Distinction for Ideals of the Society

Other court tidings:
It was announced that Youth Combat has been promoted from “experimental” to fully sanctioned combat activity.
A scroll to honor Cian mac Cu’Roi and Tatiana Dieugarde for their time as Territorial Baronage in Coeur d’Ennui was presented.

First court of Xerxis and Belanna:
Sir Martus Aleskandrov is the new King’s Champion.
Sir Xandre is the new Queen’s Champion.

Evening court:
Master Ravasz Janos is the Queen’s Cut & Thrust Champion.
Salvatore of Forgotten Sea – AoA
Jorunna of the Lonely Tower – AoA
Wilhelm von Brandt – AoA
Ashland de Mumford – Duchy

Other court tidings:
The Barony of the Lonely Tower tithed to the kingdom.
3 newcomers received mugs.
HG Ashland de Mumford was named the new Lilies Exchequer
Honorable Lord Nikolai Kolpachnik Spiach’ev was created a Herald Extraordinary by the authority of Ms. Brigida von München, Gold Falcon Principal Herald.
Master Mikail Azadan Askoldovich received his Pelican scroll, due since the reign of Xerxis I and Belanna.
A boon was begged for Anna Plantyn to join the Order of the Laurel.

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

Court summaries from Lilies War, June 8-17, A.S. 53

As the War of the Lilies has multiple opportunities for court, this reporter could not be everywhere and attend all courts. Therefore, I apologize in advance for any missing awards and/or misspelled names, and will gratefully accept corrections to this report. Please contact me at DorcasWhitecap (at) gmail (dot) com

Saturday evening court, June 9:
Moriyama Katsutoshi – Torse
Ysabel de la Oya – Silver Hammer

Other court tidings Saturday evening:
9 newcomers received mugs.
Kingdom law changes were read into court: Queen’s Prize Tournament will be the 2nd weekend of Februrary; Kingdom Arts & Science event will be the 3rd weekend in July; CalonCon will be the last Saturday in June.
Sir Cian mac Cu’Roi and Mistress Tatiana Dieugarde were released as Baron & Baroness of Coeur d’Ennui, and made court Baron and Baroness.
Lord Kjartan Hreinsson and Lady Ysoria Chaloner were invested as the new Baron & Baroness of Coeur d’Ennui.

Wednesday field court, June 13:
Reinhart Eichmann – Iren Fyrd

Wednesday evening court, June 13:
Charles von Bayrreuth – AoA
Ketill Karlsson – AoA
Skapti eldboðungr – AoA
Eynon Llangenydd – Calon Cross
Zafara Baabur – Leather Mallet
Vashti al-Asar – Calon Lily
Neirdyr Hrefnasdottir – AoA
Aranwen verch Catuethen – AoA
Katherine d’Arles – Pelican

Other court tidings Wednesday evening:
Count Vaclav Semjaka was named as General for Pennsic.
2 humans and 1 kitten received newcomer mugs.
Several people received RUSH War certificates. Watch this space for updates.
The Shire of Spinning Winds gave a tithe to celebrate their 40th year as a shire.
Emissaries from Artemisia presented gifts.

Thursday field courts, June 14:
Gunter de Bohun – Iren Fyrd
Arnsfast Rikardson – boon for Chivalry

Friday evening court, June 15:
Michael the Wanderer – Calon Cross
Sir Gawayne ap Tristam – Augmentation of Arms
Anne Renarde – Laurel

Other court tidings Friday evening:
TRMs Ashir and Ashland exchanged gifts with visiting Royalty from Meridies, Outlands, Æthelmearc, and Northshield.
1 newcomer received a mug.
Sir Malachi von Uri received his Chivalry scroll, due since the reign of Kensor II and Salamandra.

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