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The Eleventh Year

An Tir Surprise Coronet Tourney -- Principality of An Tir
July 10, 1976

Held in Duval, WA. Genevra of Estolat was designated Mistress of the Lists for a day, after Duncan of Chisholm finally showed up with waivers. The procession to Prince Steingrim and Princess Hrefna started at 1:30pm. Master Theodulf of Borogrove, who was the herald on duty, was threatened into incredible accuracy by a sledge-hammer wielding member of Viscount Elrond’s household, Peitrov the Russ (a close cousin of Viscount Elrond). The Coronet Lists were held, with Theodulf of Borogrove defeating Nhille von Hakenkreuz. Anne of Caerdydd was his lady. During the lists Sir Elrond Blacksabre was called away to fireman’s duty for awhile, which caused havok in the lists scheduling. The breaks thus caused were filled by an oriental sword technique demonstration by Gilvaethe, dancing, bellydnacing, and twilsey whopping. At final court, Nhille von Hakenkreuz was presented with the Order of the Silver Rose, for coming in second, and was also given the Mucking Tall Maul. Prince Steingrim called a Privy Council meeting that evening. An unravel was held at Wakefield Castle.


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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