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The Eleventh Year

LaTush Informal Tourney, Canton of En Tice -- Barony of Madrone
June 26, 1976

Held at the Cascade Vista Mobile Home Park, outside Lynnwood, WA. Trixie LaTush was the autocrat. There was no court and only one fighter brought his gear. It turned into a farewell party for Trixie, who was soon to leave the canton. Practices were held in archery and dancing. Towards the end of the tourney several awards were presented. One went to Duncan of Chisholm and Gilvaethe, who arrived at the informal tourney site on time and spent two hours waiting for anyone else to show up.

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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