As summer is here and our thoughts turn to SCA camping and day events, here is the July list of East Kingdom Events at a glance.
The celebration of the 25th anniversary of Endewearde took place on Saturday, April 20 at historic Fort Knox in Prospect, Maine. Although we had a rainy start, we were able to set up activities in the covered areas of the fort. We had two fencing tournaments (small sword and cut and thrust) and an armored combat tournament (unmatched weapons, lowest on the OP gets to choose first); a tavern complete with a sumptuous dayboard, including two kinds of hot soup; dancing; and a wonderful Arts and Science contest and display on the theme of “Not Finished Yet” to go with the idea that our group is still growing and evolving. By afternoon the sun was out and it was a beautiful day. Fencing continued with scenarios based on Bare Blade Tavern, and happening in various locations throughout the fort, including a “stair pit”, a hunt for loot, and a battle for the gate. By 3:00 we were ready to retire to the tavern for cake and a celebration of our 25 years of history.
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Greetings from Lady Elysabeth Underhill, East Kingdom University Chancellor
I would like it to be known that I will be stepping down in July as Chancellor of the East Kingdom University. I am now calling for applications from people interested in applying for this position.
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Recently the East Kingdom Gazette dedicated a Gazette Page to those handy Event-Map-At-A-Glance and May’s Map is now up!
Do not forget to add your up-coming events to the East Kingdom Website/Pikestaff, and remember the Gazette can only post events with the event details filled out.
The East Kingdom Minister of the Lists (MOL), Lady Sabina Luttrell, is now accepting applications for the office of Northern Region Deputy MOL. Anyone of Northern Region with interest are asked to contact her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lady Luttrell also wishes to thank Northern Region’s Out-Going Deputy, Molly Schofield, for her service in the office and looks forward to renewing the position in Northern Region.
The Court of our most excellent prince and lord, Edward II, by right of arms most illustrious King of the East, and Thyra, his Queen by that same right, held at the Barony of Carillion, upon the last day before the ending of the world and the return of the King who was dead; on which day were called all and sundry the lords of the realm and the great men of the kingdom to hear the following publicly proclaimed:
Coronation dayboard is a day long, four course, German meal. Recipes are derived from the period source Ein new Kuchbuch 1581, M. Marxen Rumpolt/ Churf. Meintzischen. There is no feast planned for the event. (Vegetarian = V, Gluten Free =GF)
Rye bread, butter
Salat 20: Cucumber salad (V, GF)
Salat 15: Asparagus salad (V, GF)
Salat 41: Roman beans (V, GF)
Salat 45: Radish salad (V, GF)
Soup 46: New cheese soup(V, GF)
Beef 64: Beef dumplings (meatballs)
Lamb 26: Lamb with sage and cherry (served cold)
Hen 2: Hen made in the Hungarian way
Pottage 13: Peas and barley (V)
Pottage 37: Earth apples (potato) (V available, GF)
Soup 45: Cheese onion soup (V, GF available)
Indian chicken 3: Stuffed Turkey (served cold)
Pork 34: Roast pork (served cold)
Pottage 81: Barley and chicken
Pottage 126: Lentils and pea broth (V, GF)
Soup 42: Rice soup (V, GF)
Confect 1: Apple confect (V, GF)
Turten 8: Apricot tart (V, GF available)
Comfits (V, GF)
Marzipan: (V, GF)
Anyone who has and additinal questions or concerns can contact Baroness Alesone, the Steward of the Meal, at email@example.com.
If you ever wanted to sweep a queen off her feet or take a spin on the dance floor with a king, your chance is coming at Black Rose Ball in Barony of the Bridge on March 9th.
In support of the Royal General Fund, dances with Their Majesties will be up for bid in a silent auction during the teaching portion of the event. Winning bidders may pay by cash or check (only) and pick up a card that will assure them their place on the Queen’s or King’s dance card.
The dances available with Her Majesty are:
Jenny Pluck Pears
Ly Bens Dystonis
The dances available with His Majesty are:
Jenny Pluck Pears
So come out and Bid, Bid, Bid then Dance, Dance, Dance and raise money for Crown and for Kingdom while having fun!
Greetings To our great Barony of Carillion,Canton of Forestgate ,The Canton of The Keep by The Endless Sea and our Great East ,
We will be having an A&S table at Spring Coronation at the Horse Park in N.J,on April 6th, Come on out and rejoyce with us and show your beautiful A&S projects so our Great Royals and populace can see and enjoy.
The Pick up time will be 4pm. Come on out and have a great fun day with us.I cant wait to see all your wonderful A&S projects and to talk to you.
In Service Lady Lilly of The Valley – MoAS of The Barony of Carillion
Item. His Majestiy caused those good gentles new to our Society to be brought before him, and did gift each with tokens of the day.
Item. His Majesty summoned before him Olafr inn orvi Haraldsson and,
greatly praising his prowess upon the field of battle, then summoned
all those members of the Order of the Tygers Combattant there present
and inducted Olafr into the aforesaid Order, the which deed was
memorialized with a painted shield created by Ian MacDonald and
All these things were enacted upon the Feast of Saint Milburga, in the
presence of witnesses, in the Shire of Northern Outpost. Mistress Alys
Mackyntoich, Their Majesties’ Herald, wrote this, based upon the
report of Lady Dalla Olafskona, who ran the Court