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Brennan mac Fearghus started last Saturday as a Baron.  Before he’d fought his first bout in Crown Tourney, he was a knight.  By evening he was a prince.  These photographs show his journey and that of Baroness Caoilfhionn inghean Fhaoláin, his wife, who ended the day as Princess of the East.

Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Brennan is brought before Their Majesties to answer the question that had been posed to him when he went on vigil: would he accept their request that he become a member of the Chivalry? Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

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Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Before he can be elevated, he returns his squire’s belt to Duke Lucan, his knight. Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Members of the Laurel, Pelican, Rose and Chivalry spoke for him.  Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Members of the Laurel, Pelican, Rose and Chivalry speak for him. Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

His wife, Caoilfhionn, places upon him the white belt of a knight. Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Duke Gregor places upon him spurs. Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Then he is made once, twice, thrice a knight. Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Then he is made once, twice, thrice a knight. Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Their Majesties place a golden chain on Brennan, signifying his fealty to the crown.
Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Brennan prepares to receive a buffet, the last blow he will receive unanswered. Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

After the buffet. Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

The new knight is inspired as he goes off to fight. Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Sir Brennan reaches the semi-finals, where he faces Tribune Omega Aurelius Serpentius. Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

The finals with Duke Konrad and Sir Brennan.  Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Sir Brennan faces Duke Konrad in the finals. Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Photo by Lady Camille des Jardins. Photo enhancement by Laird Maxton Gunn.

The last blow of the last bout of Crown Tourney. Photo by Lady Camille des Jardins. Photo enhancement by Laird Maxton Gunn.

Photo by Lord Hugh Tauerner

King Kenric addresses Brennan and Caoilfhionn. Photo by Lord Hugh Tauerner

Photo by Lord Hugh Tauerner

Brennan is crowned prince. Photo by Lord Hugh Tauerner

Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Prince Brennan crowns his inspiration, Caoilfhionn, as Princess. Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Photo by Mistress Fiona O'Maille ó Chuan Coille

The crowd – and the Prince and Princess – rejoice. Photo by Mistress Fiona O’Maille ó Chuan Coille

Photo by Master Albert Faulke of Sandford

In court, Prince Brennan and Princess Caoilfhionn, are invested as Prince and Princess of Tir Mara. Photo by Master Albert Faulke of Sandford

Photo by Lord Hugh Tauerner

As court ends, the Prince gives his thanks to the crowd for an excellent day. Photo by Lord Hugh Tauerner