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et1LAST COURT OF THEIR MAJESTIES EDWARD III AND THYRA II
AT THE CORONATION OF DARIUS AND ETHELDREDA

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 11 April in the forty-ninth year of the Society in the Canton of Black Icorndall; 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.  The Court observed a moment of silence for the passing of Master Adhemar de Villarquemada.

Item.  Their Majesties commanded Miriam Culpepper to attend upon them, whereupon they awarded Arms to the said Miriam, the which deed was confirmed in a document created by Onóra inghean Uí Ruairc.

Item.  Their Majesties awarded Arms to Cassandra Arques de Northmannia.

Item.  Their Majesties created Ellisif Vémundardóttir a Baroness of the Court, the which deed was confirmed in a document created by Heather Rose de Gordoun.

Item.  Their Majesties endowed Aleksei Dmitriev and Æthelhawk Keyfinder with the Order of the Burdened Tyger for their labors in providing food upon the occasion of their Majesties’ Coronation.

Item.  Their Majesties gave tokens of welcome to newcomers to the Society.

Item.  Their Majesties received a gift of a roll prepared after the fashion of the mortuary rolls of old, commemorating the events of their reign and other good and notable deeds and persons of the East Kingdom, the which roll was organized by Gunðormr Dengir, with contributions from Aildreda de Tamwurthe, Rahel Carolingiae, Steffan ap Cennydd, Eva Woderose, Aaradyn Ghyoot, Andreiko Eferiev, Kayleigh Mac Whyte, Lada Monguligin, Eleanor Catlyng, and Eowyn Eilonwy of Alewife Brook.

Item.  Her Majesty endowed Akamatsu Katsumoto and Akamatsu Tora with her Queen’s Award of Esteem for their good works in aid of the Crown and Kingdom.

Item.  Their Majesties made gifts to the following good ladies in recognition of their labors as Seamstresses to the Crown:

Cassandra Grey of Lochleven

Alesone Gray of Cranlegh

Gwenlliana Vachan

Marieta Charay

Item.  The Worshipful Company of Their Majesty’s Underwear made gifts to Their Majesties.

Item.  His Majesty endowed his good and noble lady wife, Cassandra Grey of Lochleven, with his King’s Cypher.

Item.  Her Majesty invested Marietta Charay with her Queen’s Cypher.

Item.  Their Majesties bade Mercedes Vera de Califia to attend upon them and, the said Mercedes so appearing, and their Majesties praising her long and dedicated service to the Realm, they endowed the said Mercedes with an Augmentation of Arms in recognition thereof, the which deed was confirmed in document authored by Alys Mackyntoich, calligraphed by Alexandre St. Pierre, and illuminated by Camille des Jardins.

Item.  Her Majesty invested Peter the Red with her Queen’s Cypher.

Item.  His Majesty invested Aryana van Wyck, called Arlyana, with his King’s Cypher.

Item.  Their Majesties gifted Katherine Stanhope with a token of their thanks for her goodly aid during their reign.

Item.  Their Majesties gifted Cezilia Raposa with a token of their thanks for her support during the reign.

Item.  Her Majesty gifted Nataliia Anastasiia Evgenova Sviatoslavina vnuchka with a token of her thanks for the said Nataliia’s aid in helping Her Majesty take the rapier field.

Item.  Her Majesty endowed Eleanor Catlyng with her Queen’s Award of Esteem for her scribal work during the reign.

Item.  Her Majesty invested Philip White with her Queen’s Order of Courtesy, the which deed was confirmed in a document created by Æsa feilinn Jóssursdóttir.

Item.  Her Majesty gifted Adam Trent with a token of her thanks for his aid and support during the reign.

Item.  Her Majesty summoned before the Court the good and gentle Aífe ingen Chonchobair in Derthaige, whereupon her Majesty invested the said Aífe with her Queen’s Order of Courtesy, the which deed was confirmed through a document created by Astrid Feilan.

Item.  Her Majesty summoned her noble guard Llewellyn Walsh before the Court , whereupon Her Majesty inducted the said Llewellyn into the Queen’s Order of Courtesy, the which deed was memorialized in a document created by Shadiyah al-Zahra and Arthur de Beaumont.

Item.  Her Majesty invested and endowed Marguerite inghean Lochlainn with her Queen’s Award of Esteem.

Item.  Their Majesties appointed Antonio Patrasso an Artisan to the Crown for his creation of silk banners and pennons for their use.

et8Item.  Her Majesty invested Caitriona of Greenwood Isle with her Queen’s Cypher.

Item.  Her Majesty endowed Harvey Wynegode with her Queen’s Cypher.

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Item.  Their Majesties summoned Cristoff Gockerhan von Loch to attend upon them, whereupon they created the said Cristoff a Baron of their Court, the which deed was confirmed in a document illuminated by Robert of Stonemarche and calligraphed by Nest verch Tangwistel.

Item.  Her Majesty invested Chiara di Marte da Venezia with her Queen’s Cypher.

Item.  Her Majesty endowed Eva Woderose with her Queen’s Cypher.et5

Item.  Their Majesty summoned before the Tyger Thrones Simon Gwyn, captain of the Queen’s Guard, and created him a Baron of the Court for his good work, the which deed was memorialized in a document authored by Alys Mackyntoich and calligraphed and illuminated by Jonathan Blaecstan.

Item.  Their Majesties summoned Martyn de Haliwell to attend upon them and appointed him a Tailor to the Crown.

Item.  His Majesty invested Martyn de Haliwell with his King’s Cypher.

et3Item.  His Majesty invested Donovan Shinnock with his King’s Cypher.

Item.  His Majesty invested Alesone Grey of Cranlegh with his King’s Cypher.

Item.  His Majesty invested Alys Mackyntoich with his King’s Cypher.et9

Item.  Her Majesty invested her good and honored lord, Matthias Grünewald, with her Queen’s Cypher            .

Item.  Their Majesties thanked the musicians playing for the Court and the day’s festivities.

 

Duet6ena Mercedes, the Seneschale, Sir Jibril, the Earl Marshal, and Master Ryan, Brigantia Herald, reported to their Majesties that, in accordance with prophecy, their time upon the Throne had come to an end; whereupon her Majesty dismissed her Guard; and whereupon their Majesties caused themselves to be divested of their robes of estate.

The Crown Prince and Crown Princess, acknowledged heirs to the Tyger Throne, entered the Court and were invested with the Crowns of the East in accordance with ancient law and tradition; whereupon Edward and Thyra, illustrious and noble, departed for their personal estates.

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.

Witnesseth:

Master Ryan Mac Whyte

Master Rowen Cloteworthy

Master Malcolm Bowman

Don Donovan Shinnock

The Gazette thanks Baroness Cateline la Broderesse for the photos used in this article.