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The Eleventh Year

Beggars Burdica -- Barony of the Angels
June 13, 1976

Held in Arroyo Seco Park, Pasadena, CA. Prince Morven and Princess Bevin attended. There was free form soccer, dodgeball, jump rope, tug-of-war, a bubblegum contest, a horn blowing contest, and a ransoming at final court of the various items which the gypsies had stolen during the day. Sir Martin the Temperate became the Knight Marshal for the barony. Mistress Tyra Stuart of Moray resigned as Mistress of Arts and the Golden Key. About this time the Canton of Failte disbanded.

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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