Court Reports of the Kingdom of
Malcolm and Tessa II
July 15, AS 41 (2006)
Anniversary of the Founding of St. Swithin's Bog
Barony of St. Swithin's Bog
Being the Report of the Court of Their
Majesties, Malcolm and Tessa, King and Queen of Æthelmearc
with Their Excellencies, Quinn and Vivienne, Baron and Baroness
of St. Swithin's Bog and Eric and Katja, Baron and Baroness of
Thescorre in attendance. Court held July 15, AS 41 (2006)
upon the Anniversary of the Founding of St. Swithin's Bog
in Their Barony of St. Swithin's Bog. Giulietta da
Venezia, Reporting Herald, with the assistance of Dame Margaret
Makafee and Lady Sara de Lindley, Silent Herald.
Their Majesties proclaimed that, earlier in the day upon the field
of combat, Ludwig von Strassburg was made a Companion of the Gage
and granted arms for his prowess in heavy weapons combat.
Diego Miguel Munoz de Castilla was made a Companion of the
Sycamore for his skill in leatherworking and teaching, and
particularly for the very nice boots he makes. Scroll by
THLady Roberta McMorland.
Etain Eame was made a Companion of the Keystone for her service
as event steward and cook. Scroll scrivened by THLady
Hrefna in heppna Thorgrimsdottir and limned by Her Excellency,
Arianna of Wynthrope.
Quinn and Vivienne, Baron and Baroness of St. Swithin's Bog,
presented gifts to Their Majesties.
Their Majesties called forth Don Iago Benitez, Don Annanias
Fenne, Lady Alessandra Bentivegna da Faenza, called Yasmina, Don
Christian Amaury de Launey, Don Diego Miguel Munoz de Castilla,
Don Quinn Kerr, Don Lodowick of Grays Inn, Don Rian Gortyroyan,
Lady Illadore de Bedegrayne, Don Eric Grenier de Labarre and Lord
Ivan Piotrovic Pevcov, named each of them as Rapier Champions of
Æthelmearc, charged them to stand fast and defend our
Kingdom at the upcoming Great Pennsic War, and presented each a
ring in recognition of their status as Champions.
Katherine of Oakden was made a Companion of the Keystone for her
skill in sewing, and for her dedication in seeing that no new
gentle lacks for fine garments. Scroll to be forthcoming.
Deryk Archer was recognized as the newest Grandmaster Bowman of
Æthelmearc, and presented the medallion commemorating his
achievement. Medallion by Lord Loichlainn mac Faolain Bhain.
Deryk Archer was made a Companion of the Golden Alce for his
prowess upon the archery range. Scroll scrivened by Lady
Anlaith ingen Trena and limned by Lady Juliana Delamere.
Henry of Maldon was made a Companion of the Fleur d'Æthelmearc
and granted arms for his many years of teaching and research in
the art of dance, and particularly for his willingness to travel
far and wide to teach any who would learn. Scroll scrivened
by THLady Alienor Russeal and limned by Lady Vivienne of Yardley.
Bastiano di Iacopo was made a Companion of the Cornelian in
recognition of his exemplary courtesy. Scroll by Dona Sasha Gray.
Lord Thomas Lestrange was presented the scroll commemorating his
advancement into the Order of the Keystone. Scroll by Her
Excellency, Gillian Llewellyn of Ravenspur.
Lia di Padova was made a Companion of the Keystone for her many
years of service to the Shire of Sylvan Glen and to the Kingdom
of Æthelmearc. Scroll by Lady Marija Kotok.
Their Majesties presented gifts to the young people present, and
bid them continue to brighten our events.
Their Majesties named Lady Renata Rouge, called the Posh Rot
Their Arts and Sciences Champion, and presented as her prize a
lovely collar made by the hand of Her Excellency, Charmaine of
Falkensee. Scroll scrivened by Mistress Cynthia Love of the
Tower and limned by Lady Kathryn de Lyon de Savoie.
Liam O'Ceallaigh was made a Companion of the Sycamore for his
skill at brewing and making cordials, and for the delight his
creations bring to one and all. Scroll by Mistress Katerina
Mistress Cynthia Love of the Tower took Lady Kathryn de Lyon de
Savoie as her protege.
Aurora von Passau was made a Companion of the Sycamore for her
skill in the culinary arts, and for her willingness to feed the
populace and keep them happy. Scroll scrivened by Lady
Anlaith ingen Trena and limned by Lady Juliana Delamere.
Their Majesties presented gifts to those gentles attending their
very first event.
Griffin Fraser was recognized as a Companion of the Sycamore for
his skill in making banners and chainmail. Scroll to be
Their Majesties announced that They would be pleased to receive
arrows from those wishing to shoot for the Kingdom at the
upcoming Great Pennsic War, and that those wishing to pledge an
arrow might do so during the duration of the event, or even at
the Great Pennsic War itself.
Their Majesties asked Her Excellency, Sara Charmaine of Falkensee
to attend Them. They spoke of Their delight in Charmaine's
beautiful clothing, and asked whether she had received counsel
regarding a question They had put to her at Their Coronation.
They then invited the Companions of the Most Noble Order of the
Laurel to attend Them, and the Order confirmed that Charmaine had
received their counsel, as well as that of many others.
Their Majesties asked to hear of Charmaine's virtues: Dame
Cynthia Love of the Tower and Dame Vivienne Marie de Beauvais
spoke in praise of Charmaine's many years of service, clothing
members of her Barony, drafting patterns, and teaching skills
with the needle. His Grace, Sir Rurik Longsword spoke of
Charmaine's chivalrous nature, and of her courage in serving
alone as the founding Baroness of St. Swithin's Bog. Her
Grace, Dorinda Courtenay spoke of Charmaine's gentility and
courtesy, and of the lovely example she sets for one and
all. Master Quinn Kerr spoke in verse of Charmaine's art,
of the beauty of her creations, and of the love she inspires in
the populace of her Barony. Being most pleased by all They
had heard, Their Majesties then asked if Charmaine would accept
elevation that day. Having received her assent, Their
Majesties called for the regalia of Charmaine's new
station: a robe, presented by Charmaine's lady mother, Lady Sara
of Longone; a medallion, the gift of Dame Vivienne Marie de
Beauvais; and a wreath, presented by Mistress Cynthia Love of
Tower; Their Majesties then created Charmaine a Companion of the
Most Noble Order of the Laurel, and granted her arms by letters
patent. After receiving her Oath of Fealty, Their Majesties
then presented Dame Charmaine of Falkensee to the cheering
populace. Scroll by His Excellency, Tristan Alexander.
The Court of Their Majesties was closed.