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The Tenth Year

Spring Coronet Tourney -- Principality of An Tir
March 27, 1976

Held at the Mount Hood Stables, Portland, OR. Abra the Trader autocrated. Prince Elrond and Princess Gilréan presided. King William attended. After a short morning court Coronet Lists were held. Steingrim Wulfharesson (Steingrim Stallari) defeated Eric Blackhand in the finals. Hrefna Aebsynth Neilsdatter was his lady. The sweetmeats contest was won by Gilmirron of the Blue Flame. At final court King William knighted Steingrim, who took the name of Sir Steingrim Stallari. Baron Michael of Dragonswood swore fealty to King William and received in return a Baron’s circlet. King William gave Grants of Arms to Baron Michael and to Baroness Alyanora of Vinca. King William admitted Sholom ben Avram of York to the Order of the Leaf of Merit and gave Awards of Arms to Amanda Kendal of Westmoreland, Bjorn of Havok, Bolverk of Momchilovich, Michel le Voyageur, and Reginleif the Unruly. King William then admitted Gilmirron of the Blue Flame to the Order of the Laurel. Michael of Dragonswood gave Bjorn of Havok the Mucking Tall Maul for “improvement in fighting and/or disregard of bodily harm.” Prince Elrond and Princess Gilréan invited the populace to their wedding on April 24. King William made Amanda Kendal of Westmoreland a Court Baroness.

Description of this event, © Copyright 1980 by William R. Keyes (Wilhelm von Schlüssel)
This is from The History of the West Kingdom, Volume 1 (the only volume produced). When reading this text, please keep in mind the following disclaimer:

Disclaimer: This history may have errors in it, as much of the detail is “remembered” history, or as one of the cover pages of the original type-written manuscript states “The material within is derived from the information printed in The Crown Prints and in The Page, and from the memories of the participants.” The original document was typed on onion-skin paper, with hand-written notes (often in the margins). All attempts have been made to reconcile the notes with the original document.

Annotations, when they are added, are from The Annotated History of the West, Volume 1, which is the same text as Master Wilhelm's mentioned above, with commentary from members of the SCA who were active at the time of the event, and are added to help clarify questions and expand on what happened and why. This volume is copyright © Ken Mayer (Hirsch von Henford).

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