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

Tournament of Valor Court Summaries, AS 54

Saturday court, August 31:
Varrus of Vatavia – AoA
Skapti eldboðungr – Leather Mallet
Veyl Robertsson – AoA
Bertram Grűnrock – AoA
Elizabeth Raven – AoA
Hieronymus aka Hero – Golden Calon Swan
Generis Vach – AoA
Alessandra Corsina – AoA
Darius van Delphin – AoA
Roben Dunlop – Leather Mallet

Other court tidings:
Royal sanction announced against Titus Decimius Alexander (aka Xandre), to expire 1/11/2020.
A gift of stained glass was presented to Their Majesties.
The Barony of Vatavia presented a tithe.
A Torse scroll was presented to Kolsveinn Stýrismaðr; scroll was astray since Lilies 2019.
An AoA scroll was presented to Samuel Strangefellow; also astray since Lilies.
The First Ax was presented to Master Magnus Anskegg.
Cherish Otte of Ansteorra read a letter from the Baronage of Raven’s Fort, Elrique de Netterville and Sarah Róís Netterville, commending the Seneschal of Westumbria.
Countess Conna ingen Ui Chearbhail is the new Royal Nomenclator.
5 newcomers received mugs.
Duke Tristram of Lindesfarne is the interim Kingdom Advocate.

Sunday court, September 1:
John Bowyer – Chivalry

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

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.

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

Kingdom Arts & Sciences Event Court Summary, April 21, A.S. 52

In evening court:
Bjólfr Gunnvaldsson – AoA
Rosaline Fortescue – AoA
Anne von Husbergen – AoA
Tessie of Cum An Iolair – AoA
Alianora Jehannette des Amandiers – Laurel

Other court tidings:
3 newcomers received mugs.
The Youth Entrants present in court received wooden boxes (hope chests).
HL Roxelana Bramante won the Judges’ Choice award.
Lady Elaisse de Garrigues is the new Kingdom A&S Champion.
Mistress Aidan Cocrinn swore fealty as the new Kingdom Minister of Arts & Sciences.
Honorable Lady Vǫlu-Ingibiǫrg, Lady Dulcibella de Chateaurien, and Lady Fabia Narcissa Patricia were recognized for their nominations to the Blackfox Awards.
The Kingdom is in need of new boxes for the Crowns and Coronets.  Questions should be directed to Mistress Rhianwen ferch Bran ap Gruffydd (Joan Steurer), the Regalia Coordinator. Email to is one way to reach her.
Countess Elspeth of Stonehaven presented a gift of embroidery to Her Majesty.

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

Crown Tournament Court Summaries, April 14, A.S. 52

On the field:
Proconsul Caius Rectus Xerxis and Countess Belanna de Rouge de Anjou were invested as Prince and Princess of Calontir.

Evening court:
Gianna Viviani – Torse
Tali Essen – AoA
Loke – Queen’s Chalice
Bragi Oddsson – Torse
Killian O’Connaill – Calon Lily
Charles Vaux – Leather Mallet
Jaida de Leon – Pelican

Other court tidings:
5 newcomers received mugs.
Lady Elaisse de Garrigues won the Populace Choice A&S competition.
HL Melisent MacAffee won the Consorts Choice A&S competition.
Letters of intent to become the next Kingdom Seneschal are due April 15, A.S. 52.
Ms. Dorcas Whitecap was created a Herald Extraordinary by the authority of HL Saito Takauji, outgoing Gold Falcon Principal Herald.
Ms. Brigida von München was invested as the new Gold Falcon Principal Herald.
Baron Cian mac Con Roí and Baroness Tatiana Dieugarde announced their desire to step down from the Baronage of Coeur d’Ennui.
A hand made quilt was presented to Már Ridari í Miklagarði.

Scenes from the Life of David, ca 1160-1180. Public Domain in the US

Vertigo Court Summaries, October 21, A.S. 52

Afternoon court:
David ben Benjamin (Dov) – Laurel

Evening court:
Victoria of Standing Stones – AoA
Æsa Jarnauga – Leather Mallet
Vilhelm Lich – Pelican
Ulfvaldr Folkmarsson – Torse
Beatrix Bogenschutz – Golden Calon Swan
Johannes Gast – AoA
Kennocht Armstrang – AoA
Ray ap Dewi – Iren Fera
Tola Rufusdóhtor – Cross of Calontir
Sóma Tyrvadóttir – AoA
Kristine nic Tallieur – Laurel

Other court tidings:
5 newcomers received mugs.
Representatives of the Midrealm Crown presented gifts to Their Majesties.

Man weaving on a loom, circa 1425. Public domain in the US