Court Reports of the Kingdom of
Timothy and Gabrielle
December 7, AS 48 (2013)
Kingdom Arts & Sciences Championship
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn
from the Scrolls of the Reign of Timothy and Gabrielle, King and Queen
of Æthelmearc: the Business of Their Court at Kingdom Arts &
Sciences Championship, 7 December Anno Societatis XLVIII, in the
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn. As recorded by Baronsfrú
Oðindisa Býkona, Fleur d'Æthelmearc Herald, with the
assistance of THLord Malcomus Willelmi.
Their Majesties thanked the event staff and the populace for a
wonderful event. They were overwhelmed by the knowledge and beauty
displayed. They were proud of the effort all the artisans put into
Their Majesties invited Their cousins, Their Highnesses of the East,
Brennen and Caoilfhionn, to join them. Their Highnesses East presented
gifts to Their Majesties and Highnesses Æthelmearc. As They did,
His Highness, Brennen announced that He would pause before proclaiming
the greatness of East Kingdom artisans as They had seen so many
beautiful works of art today in Æthelmearc. Their Majesties
thanked Their Highnesses of the East for Their gifts and traveling to
the event this day.
Robert of Myrkfaelinn was awarded a Silver Buccle for his dedication
and service in moving tables and chairs at events and set-up and tear
down of archery ranges. Scroll illuminated by THL Aibell Shuluaine and
calligraphed by THL Sthurrim Caithnes.
Maired O’Feargheil was Awarded Arms for jumping into the Society with
both feet. enjoying both arts and serving at events. She works hard at
troll, with retaining, and helping with the children. Scroll by Duchess
Branwyn ferch Gwythyr.
Antonius the Oaf was elevated to the Order of the Golden Alce and
Awarded Arms in absentia for his service at demos and his unwavering
reliability on the front lines of the fighting fields of Pennsic War.
Scroll illuminated by Baroness Julianna Rosalia dolce de Sienna and
calligraphed by Lord Pádraig Ó Branduibh.
Elspeth of Wurm Wald was inducted into the Order of the Sycamore and
Awarded Arms for being an amazing fiber artist who patiently teaches
anyone who will listen. She spins uncarded wool into the finest
threads. She also does hand sewing, embroidery, and illumination.
Scroll illuminated by Baroness Maol mide ingen Medra and calligraphed
by Catherine Wolf.
Their Majesties spoke about the hard decision They faced when choosing
the Kingdom Arts and Sciences Champion. There were so many beautiful
displays that They could not pick just one.
His Majesty talked about the display that had inspired Him the most. He
requested that Lady Svana in kyrra forward. His Majesty spoke of the
variety and quality of her display and that He had enjoyed speaking
with her about her art. For this, He named Lady Svana as King’s Choice
and presented her with a token.
Her Majesty first recognized the two children who entered the
competition. She encouraged Robert and Katriana of Myrkfaelinn to
continue working on their arts. Her Majesty then requested Mistress
Matilda Bosvyle de Belle Aqua come forward. She spoke of how lovely her
dress and display was. How Mistress Matilda had captured the look of
the portrait her dress was based on. For this, Her Majesty named
Mistress Matilda as Queen’s Choice and gave her a token.
Even though the decision was difficult, Their Majesties did come to an
agreement for the Arts and Sciences Champion. They called forwarded,
Lady Elspeth of Wurm Wald. They had been greatly impressed by the
spinning, dyeing, weaving, and hand-sewing of the dress she had made,
as well as her embroidery and illumination. Their Majesties then named
Lady Elspeth as Kingdom Arts and Sciences Champion and placed the
Champions baldric on her.
Their Majesties summoned before them, The Honorable Lady Cassandra
Matisse of the East. Her Majesty stated She could not stop thinking
about how wonderful the carrots THL Cassandra had made for the day
board. The carrots proved to be so good that the royal children ate all
their veggies. For her delicious carrots, Her Majesty presented THL
Cassandra with a token for being Her inspiration for the day.
Their Majesties asked that all who had worked on scrolls presented in
court to please rise and be recognized. Without their artistic
endeavors, award recipients would not have a scroll to commemorate the
occasion. Their Majesties then thanked the scribes for the creation of
Their Majesties again thanked the event staff and populace for a
wonderful event and bid all the artisans to keep working their research
There being no further business, the Court of Their Majesties was