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The Twelfth Year

Summer Tourney and Clamming Expedition -- Barony of Adiantum
July 30-31, 1977

From The Page (July, 1977):

On July 30-31, Alyanora of Vinca will autocrat a tourney, campout, and clamming expedition at Bastendorff County Park, Charleston, Oregon.

EVENTS: Friday afternoon, and perhaps again during the weekend, a clam digging expedition; Saturday, Prize Tourney lists; early Sunday morning, tide-pool viewing; the rest of Sunday, sand-castle-building contest and beach picnic.

FACILITIES AVAILABLE: Campsites (arrange in advance with the Autocrat, giving number of persons and car license number); a beach, a grassy tourney site.

BRING: Camping gear, grubbies with rubber boots or tenny-runners for clam digging; medievals for tourney.

(Directions & contact info omitted)

The preceding information was reprinted from Ye Crier.

From the History (by Wilhelm):

Held at Bustendorff County Park, Charleston, OR. Alyannora of Vinca was the autocrat. (See p. 12, July Crier, p. 7 Aug. Crier, P. 9, Nov. Crier)

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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