Their Royal Majesties King Omega V and Queen Etheldreda IV held Court at the Dinner at the Kasbah, in the Barony of Ruantallan on June 20. The Gazette thanks Reporting Herald Baron Ernst Nuss von Kitzingen and additional Court Herald Lady Maria von Ossenheim, for providing the following list of business conducted. Here is the Unofficial Court Report. (Additional items of business supplied by Mistress Bess Darnley)
The Court opened with Baron Guthfrith and Baroness Isobel of Ruantallan swearing fealty to the Crown, after which they opened a brief court to award new-comers tokens to the populace in attendance for whom this was a first event or a first visit.
Then began the business of the Royal Court. First to be called in was Augustine the Treacherous who, after explaining how he received this descriptor, was awarded a Tyger’s Cub. Scroll: Illumination by Laurentia of Caledonia, Calligraphy by Nest verch Tangwistel.
The children in attendance were then summoned into court and a game of chase Lord Spurius with the toys ensued. He lead them on a merry chase but soon he was subdued and toys were received by all the young people who ran him down.
Next called was Sir Gareth Grey de Wilton who swore fealty to the Crown. Syr Yesungge Altan was then presented with his peerage coat, not having received this item of regalia upon his elevation in 2007.
The following people were called and the awards bestowed in absentia, to be given out by the Baron and Baroness of Ruantallan at their next court:
Juliote de Castlenou D’Arry – AoA Scroll by Svea the Short-sighted
Mairead of Ruantallan – AoA Scroll by Inga Torgandottir
Alison nic Angus – AoA Scroll by Elena O’ Sirideain.
Greta Thorfinsdottir – Maunche Scroll by Robin dit Dessaint
Mistress Zanetta Gavlinne Angiolieri was called forth and awarded a Queen’s Order of Courtesy, then the Queen gave the staff of Dinner at the Kasbah her personal tokens.
Next to be called before the throne was Ellice de Valles who was made a Baroness of the Court. Scroll: Words by Conogan mab Rioc , Calligraphy & Illumination by Mergriet van Wijenhorst.
Katherine Murray, Tir Mara Prince’s Champion of A&S, was called forth and, shortly there after, the rest of the maunches assembled joined this newest recipient. Scroll by Nest verch Tangwstel
Lastly, Their Majesties had Hedda Bonesetter called forward and she, too, was presented with a coronet and made Baroness of the Court.