Unofficial Court Report: BBM/Bergental Yule
The Court of our most excellent prince and lord, Edward, by right of arms most illustrious King of the East, third of that name, and Thyra, his Queen by agency of that same right, second of that name, held upon 13 December in the forty-ninth year of the Society in the Barony of Bergental; on which day were called all and sundry the lords of the realm and the great persons of the kingdom to hear the following publicly proclaimed:
Item. Their Majesties accepted the fealty of the Baron and Baroness of the Barony Beyond the Mountain.
Item. Their Majesties summoned before the Tyger Throne their subject Sitt al-Gharb ha-niqret Khazariyya, and thereupon awarded her Arms, the which deed was confirmed in a document created by Kayleigh Mac Whyte.
Item. Their Majesties called into their Court the good man Grímólfr Skúlason, whereupon they awarded him Arms, the which deed was confirmed in a document created by Eloise of Coulter.
Item. Her Majesty acknowledged the valor of the children who had defeated the dread pineapples that had infiltrated their Court.
Item. Their Majesties rewarded Emma Lovell, Caleb Patrasso, Courtney Rose and Fracesca Grieco for their work as part of the Children’s Service Initiative.
Item. Their Majesties caused gifts of toys to be distributed to the children of the realm.
Item. Their Majesties gave tokens of welcome to those good gentles newly come to the East.
Item. Their Majesties accepted the gift of a song composed by Jean Louis LeCocq and rendered in calligraphy by Bronwyn of Wentworth.
Item. His Majesty endowed Elisenda de Luna with the token of the King’s Esteem of Merit.
Item. Their Majesties caused Erik Hemeor von Welzin, sometimes called Erik von Hemeor, to be brought before the Tyger Thrones, whereupon, praising the said Erik’s valor and prowess in battle, their Majesties did invest him with the Order of the Tygers Combattant, the which deed was confirmed with the gift of a stained glass created by Conor O Ceallaigh, with calligraphy by Lada Monguligin.
Item. Their Majesties summoned their herald, Alys Mackyntoich, before the assembled Court and did then issue strict and unyielding command that she attend upon them on 31 January to answer the question whether she would be invested with the Order of the Laurel, the which command was set forth, at considerable and voluble length, in a document authored by Martyn de Haliwell and calligraphed by Eleanor Catlyng.
Item. Their Majesties called into their presence the valiant man Finn of Concordia and did then award him Arms, the which deed was confirmed in a document created by Vettorio Antonello.
Item. His Majesty summoned before the Court assembled Annys Ruth O’Carney, often called Annastrina, and, praising her fine works and careful study, did endow her with the King’s Order of Excellence, the which deed was confirmed in a document created by Nest verch Tangwistel.
Item. Her Majesty, finding much honor and worth in the good man Cedric of Armorica, did then endow him with the token of the Queen’s Honor of Distinction.
Item. Their Majesties then commanded the Baron of Bergental, Robert dwe Makmyane, often called Robert dwe Mac Minn, to attend upon them, whereupon they did offer praise of his many labors and travails for the Realm, in cognizance of which they did invest him with the Order of the Silver Crescent, the which deed was confirmed by the gift of a book bound and calligraphed by Heather Rose de Gordoun.
Item. Their Majesties did then summon forth from the kitchens Jovonna d’Esprit, of whom great praise had been spoken; so that her great merit be made manifest, Their Majesties did then devise unto the said Jovonna an Augmentation of Arms, the which deed was confirmed in a document authored by Ryan Mac Whyte and calligraphed by Edward MacGyver dos Scorpos.
Item. Their Majesties offered their thanks to the musicians who had entertained all during the day and during court.
I, Alys Mackyntoich, Eastern Crown Herald, wrote this to memorialize and make certain all such things that were done and caused to be done as above stated.
Master Ryan Mac Whyte
Baroness Alesone Gray of Cranlegh