Kingdom Arms by Robin of Thornwood Calligraphy by Robin of Thornwood Populous Badge by Robin of Thornwood

The Eleventh Year

Fall Investiture Tourney -- Principality of Caid
November 20, 1976

Held in Kiwanis Meadow, Tuckers Grove Park, Santa Barbara, CA. Prince Morven and Princess Bevin held court. King Kevin and Queen Patrice attended. The first proposed Laws of Caid were announced. It was then announced that Caid would present a petition at the Kingdom Twelfth Night, requesting Kingdom Status. Several Lists were held. Viscount Gregory of York won the two weapons list and Robear du Bois won the two-handed weapon contest. Then the populace adjourned to the hall. Prince Morven and Princess Bevin held their final court. Mary Taran of Glastonbury was proclaimed Scribes Provost for Caid. Eadmund du Battlemont transferred the office of Caid Seneschal to Gabrielle Deveraux NicChluraine. Prince Morven gave Awards of Arms to Brann Morgan Dunmore of Galloway and to Cameron of Caldoon. King Kevin then called forward the knights and knighted Baron Waldt von Markheim. Eadmund du Battlemont announced his engagement to Cristóbal Degli Gilicine che Mangia Uome. Then the Banquet was held. At closing court Prince Morven gave an Award of Arms to Cedric the Dark. Then Sir Martin the Temperate and Arabella Lyon de Rohese were crowned Prince and Princess of Caid, and received many presentations from the populace.


Martin the Temperate
Argent, a bend sinister nebuly,
in dexter chief a bull's head
cabossed gules.
     
Arabella Lyon de Rohese
Gules, a lion couchant guardant
Or, on a chief Or three cinquefoils
gules.
Arms drawn by Nicholas Bawcock of Petersfield, used with permission,
Arms Colored by Evaine MacGreger.


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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