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Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Thus it was on Saturday, 16 January AS L, Their Royal Majesties, Brennan Ri and Caoilfhionn Banri did hold court at 12th Night in the Incipient Shire of Midland Vale.

In the morning Their Majesties did call before them Alesone Gray of Cranleigh. She was sent on vigil, to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Laurel.

Simon Gwyn was called before King Brennan and Queen Caoilfhionn. He was sent on vigil, to contemplate elevation to the Order of Chivalry.

Much merriment was had by all, and then did Their Majesties reopen their court.

The following gentles were called before Brennan Ri and Caoilfhionn Banri and awarded thus:

Tombo no Tanaka – Awarded Arms – Scroll featuring illumination by Ellesbeth Donofrey, calligraphy by Mariette de Bretagne and words by Ryouko’jin of the Ironskies

Beatrice of Ostgardr – Awarded Arms – Scroll by Marieta Charay

Alesone Grey of Cranleigh – Elevated to the Order of the Laurel – Scroll by Shadiya al-Zahra with words by Alys Mackyntoich

Eric Gutermuth – Awarded Arms – Scroll by Æsa feilinn Jossursdottir

Medb of O’Donnchada (formerly Medb of Hawkes Reach) – Awarded Arms – Scroll by Æsa Lokabrenna Sturladottir

Thus it was that Their Majesties created the first members of one of their new Armigerous orders. They began with the first two companions of the Order of Apollo’s Arrow, given for prowess in Archery.

Alexandra Krakkensdottir – Apollo’s Arrow – Scroll by Heather Rose DeGordoun

Devillin MacPhearson – Apollo’s Arrows – Scroll featuring illumination by Elizabeth Lovell and calligraphy and words by Alys Mackyntoich

Thus continued the court of their Majesties, Brennan Ri and Caoilfhionn Banri:

Devillin MacPhearson – Grand Master Bowman – Scroll by Kayleigh macWhyte

Octavia Valeria Laevine – Queen’s Order of Courtesy – Scroll by Culann mac Cianain

Tysha z Kieva – Court Barony with Grant of Arms – Scroll by Jonathan Blaecstan.

Their Majesties proceeded to create the first members of another of their new Armigerous orders. They continued with the first three companions of the Order of the Silver Tyger, given for prowess in Heavy Armored Combat.

The first three Silver Tygers. - Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

The first three Silver Tygers.
– Photo by Baroness Cateline la Broderesse

Arne Ulrichsson – Silver Tyger – Scroll by Katrusha Skomorokh with Wood cut by Kataryn Mercer

Bric James Beech – Silver Tyger – Scroll by Culann mac Cianain

Tobiajasz Bogdanovitch – Silver Tyger – Scroll by Jan Janowicz Bogdanski

Thus continued the court of their Majesties, King Brennan and Queen Caoilfhionn:

Guiseppe di Salaparuta – Awarded Arms – scroll by Shoshana Gryffyth

Mathias Grunwald – Queen’s Order of Courtesy – scroll by Elisabeth Greenleaf

Eikaterine of Anglespur – Order of the Silver Crescent – scroll by Vettorio Antonello with words by Aislinn Chiabach

Kiena Stewart – Order of the Golden Lance – scroll by Lada Monguligin

Gabriella Handles – Awarded Arms – scroll by Magdalena von Kirschberg

So it was that Their Majesties created the first members of another of their new Armigerous orders. They continued with the first three companions of the Order of the Silver Brooch, given for skill in the Arts and Sciences.

Æsa Lokabrenna Sturladottir – Silver Brooch – scroll featuring illumination by Agatha Wanderer and calligraphy by Christiana Crane

Anastasia del Monte – Silver Brooch – scroll by Arden of Icombe

Ceara Fitzpatrick – Silver Brooch – scroll featuring illumination by Marieta Charay and calligraphy by Nest verch Tangwistel

The first companions of the new Armigerous order for service – the Silver Wheel – will be created at Market Day at Birka.

Thus continued the court of their Majesties, Brennan Ri and Caoilfhionn Banri:

Tullia Tranquilla – Awarded Arms – scroll by Eowyn Eilonwy of Alewife Brook featuring words by Æsa feilinn Jossursdottir and Latin text by Alisoun MacCoul of Elphane

Simon Gwyn – Elevated to the Order of Chivalry (knighted) – scroll by Eloise of Coulter with words by Aine the Fearless

 

Additionally, the following occurred during court:

Kingdom Early Marshal Jibril al-Dakhil issued a formal sanction of Mord the Green

Marguerite ingen Lachlainn requested assistance for SCA 50 Year display stuff

Alke, Courtney, Caleb, Emma, Richard and Carolyn were recognized for their participation in Her Majesties’ Children’s Service Initiative.

Arnwulf Aethelreding was presented with a personal token by His Majesty Brennan.

The heralds for this court included the following: Malcolm Bowman, Alys Mackyntoich, Ryan MacWhyte, Kayleigh MacWhyte, Donovan Shinnock, Anastasia del Monte, Yehuda ben Moshe, Jehane de Fenwyk, and Liadin Ingen Chineada

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Malcolm Bowman – Eastern Crown Herald