Court Reports of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc
Malcolm III and Tessa III
May 22nd, AS 45 (2010)
War Practice
Canton of Steltonwald


Report of the Court of Their Royal Majesties, Malcolm and Tessa, King and Queen of Aethelmearc held at the 21st War Practice in the Canton of Steltonwald on 22nd day of May Anno Societatis xxxxv, Their Royal Highnesses, Duncan and Ilish, Prince and Princess of Aethelmearc and Their Excellencies, Byron and Ariella, Baron and Baroness of the Debatable Lands in attendance, THLord Brandubh Ó Donnghaile, Silver Buccle, with the assistance of Baroness Gwendolyn the Graceful.

Their Excellencies, Byron and Ariella, awarded THLord Brada Aethelward a Comet Vert for his continual support as a friend of the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands.

Their Excellencies presented THLord Cadell Blaidd du with a Comet Azure-Argent for his support of I Genesii.

Their Excellencies awarded the Comet Gules to Master Alaric MacConnal for his rising skills in Archery and thrown weapons.

Their Excellencies presented a Comet Or to THLady Hilderun Hugelmann for her services a Seneschal of the Debatable Lands.

Their Excellencies, Byron and Ariella, thanked Their Majesties for allowing them to conduct this business in Their Court.

Their Majesties received the Oath of Fealty of Baron Caleb Reynolds for the Barony of the Rhydderich Hael.

Their Majesties called Kay forward and His Majesty swore him to defend Her Majesty’s person and invested him as a member of the Queen’s Guard.
Mistress Jenna MacPherson and Mistress Arianna of Wynthrope were called forward as the youth marshals of the day.  They presented prizes to the captains of the 4 man melee teams from the day’s tourney.  First place went to Lord Rouland of Willowbrooke, second prize went to Aaron the Swift.  They continued that they also had prizes to recognize the most chivalrous on the lists, and present these prizes to Shaun and Gwen Telynores.

Their Majesties had been quite impressed by the prowess of the youth fighters that day and so they inducted Torstein Thorgrimsson,  Gwen Telynores and Jacob of the Debatable Lands in to the Order of the Silver Alce for their accomplishments in the youth boffer list.  Scrolls limned by the Sylvan Glen Scriptorium and Scrivened by Pite Legros, Yvonne Dionne, and Marie Dionne.

THLord Urho Waltterinen was invited forward to prevent the results from this season’s Gwyntarian Winter Archery Challenge.  Urho was proud to announce that 3 of the top six scores submitted this year were from Aethelmearc and 4 of the top twelve scores were from Aethelmearc, and that Aethelmearc had tied for second most archers contributing.  He announced that those four archers in the top 12 were Maestra Gianna di Aurelio, THLord Brandubh O’Donnghaile, Maestro Jacopo di Niccolo and THLord Urho Waltterinen. Additionally Maestro Jacopo had submitted the highest score in Longbow for this year by a margin of 65 points, and Robert of the Debatable Lands had submitted the highest score for the youth ten yard by a margin of 15 points, and Urho presented the both of them with a silver and amber arrowhead pendant.

Their Majesties invited Maestra Tomasia da Collevento was invited forward to speak for the Wooden Pin competition. This year there had been 3 entrants, THLady Odriana vander Brugghe, THLady Hilderun Hugelmann, and Lord Liam Mac an Tsaoir.  Maestra Tomasia presented each of them with a token of the wooden pin, and announced that the highest score had been achieved by THLady Odriana.

Their Majesties invited Baroness Ariella of Thornbury to speak on the 7 Pearls heavy weapons championship tourney that had been held that day.  Baroness Ariella announced that Lord Tigernach mac Cathail had proven the victor of the baronial champions on the field that representing the Barony of the Endless Hills.

Their Majesties invited the envoys of Their Noble Cousins the King and Queen of Atlantia to enter Their Court, however, it turned out that the envoys had not been given any message to convey.  Their Majesties then replied that they would have to think long and hard to consider what response should then be sent.

Freifrau Fredeburg von Katzenellenbogen was called forward as the Kingdom Arts and Sciences Champion.  A competition had been held that day, and all the entrants were called forward, Baron Caleb Reynolds, Dona Sasha Grey, Baroness Betha of Bedford, Lord Bovi Farmadr, Kaylee, and Raven Whitehart.  Their Majesties announced that many fine works had been entered, but in the end They declared that they would have two champions this reign.  His Majesty announced that his champion would be Dona Sasha Grey for the illuminated scrolls that she entered, and Her Majesty announced that Baroness Betha of Bedford would be her Champion for the jewelry that she entered.

Their Majesties inducted Lord Madison Morai into the Order of he Golden Alce for his rapid rise in skills on the heavy weapons field.  Scroll by Lady Mary Elizabeth Clason.

Viscountess Judith of Kirtland was invited forward and presented a scroll by the hands of Master Creature Twyne Dragon to commemorate her being named 28th Jewel of Aethelmearc.

Their Majesties invited Sir Angus MacBain to attend Them.  They inducted him into the Order of the Millrind for his efforts in fostering the youth combat program and many offices in the Shire of Sunderoak.  Promissory scroll limned by Baroness Boudiccea Ravenhair and scrivened by Baroness Ekaterina Volkova.

Baron Caleb Reynolds was called forward and inducted into the Order of the Millrind for his many years of service to the marshallate in Fencing, Thrown Weapons and Archery, serving as seneschal of the Rhydderich Hael, and serving at events.  Scroll by Mistress Gillian Llwelyn with words by THLord Brandubh O’Donnghaile.

THLord Urho Walterinnen was called forth and inducted into the Order of the Millrind for his service a captain of archers for the Debatable Lands, event cook, constantly helping especially on the archery fields no matter what kingdom it’s in.  Scroll limned by Lady Gwenhywvar Morwyn scrivened by Emily Dionne.

Their Majesties summoned the members of the Sylvan Glen Scriptorium present to attend Them.  They commented that already in this court many fine works of by the august group had been distributed and that it was time to recognize them further by inducting the Sylvan Glen Scriptorium into the Order of the Sycamore.  Words by Baroness Ekaterina Volkova.

Their Majesties announced that letters were satisfied between the crowns of the Midrealm and Aethelmearc, and that Sakeme Hiyo, his Lady Diana, and Calina were all proclaimed subjects of the realm of Aethelmearc.

Duke Chritopher Rawlins and Duchess Morgen of Rye presented a war banner to the kingdom of Aethelmearc for use upon the battlefield that they had painted with the aid of Lady Lantani da Forez, Mistress Kris Gilibari, Lady Anna Malakina, Lady Elaine Fairchilde, Baroness Cecily of Whitehaven, Sir Maghnaus de Cnoc an Iora,  Dona Illadore de Bedegrayne, Lady Cailyn, Sir Magariki Katsuichi no Koredono, Sharon, and  Lady Rosalia Iuliana Andere.

Their Majesties inducted Lord Reynard le Vavasseur into the Order of the Sycamore for his skills in leather carving producing many leather tokens, pouches and coronets for the crown to distribute.  Scroll by THLady Maria Christina de Cordoba and Cecille Dionne.

Their Majesties presented THLord Malcolm MacAngus of Kinross with a scroll commemorating his induction into the Order of the Fleur d’Aethelmearc by the hands of Lady Sthurrim Caithnes with words by Mistress Gillian Llwelyn.

Their Majesties called THLady Ysabell Graver forward as the autocrat for the event.  Ysabell thanked all who came and thanked her staff without whom she would not have been able to put on the event.  She announced some items of lost and found.

Their Majesties wished to thank the choir and musicians for providing music for Their Court, and the Tribe of Tuatha Fieren for their Fundraising efforts.

Their Majesties summoned Baron Stevan Ulfkellson into Their presence.  Stevan was inducted into the Order of the Fleur d’Aethelmearc for his skill in wood working especially the research into Viking chests.  Scroll by Mistress Cori Ghora.

Their Majesties thanked the populace and hoped that hey had enjoyed he day, now that War Practice was 21, the Drinking light was officially lit.

Court Closed.