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The Tenth Year

Tournament of Games, Canton of En Tice -- Barony of Madrone
January 31, 1976

Held at the Vista Trailer Park Cabana, outside Lynnwood, WA. There were competitions in Nine Man Merles, King of Sweden, Backgammon, and chess. Prizes were given to the winners of each of these, and to the overall winner. A potluck dinner and revel followed. The autocrats were Viscount Edward Zifran of Gendy and Trixie LaTush. There was also a Dungeons and Dragons game. Viscount Edward Zifran won the Nine Man Merles game, the King of Sweden was a draw, and the Bad Guys won the D&D game.

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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