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The Twelfth Year

Fall Coronet Tourney -- Principality of An Tir
September 3-5, 1977

From The Page (September, 1977):

The An Tir Coronet Tourney will be held on Labor Day Weekend (September 3-5) at Warner Loat Park in Burnaby, B.C., Canada. Visitors should arrive Saturday afternoon (September 3) for a "large game" (? - Ed) and evening campfire. There will be an archery competition on Sunday morning (50cent entry fee).

Court will begin at noon, followed by challenge combats and the Coronet Lists. A second Court will follow the lists at approximately 5:00 PM, with another evening campfire afterwards. A knife-throwing competition will be held on Monday morning (50cent entry fee). Then all will break camp in the afternoon, to depart before 5:00 PM.

From the History (by Wilhelm):

Held in Warner Lost Park, Vancouver, British Columbia. Morgan of Aberystwyth was the autocrat. Prince Edward and Princess Almatea held court. Then the Coronet Lists were held. Manfred Eifenblau (Manfred Kriegstreiber) emerged victorious. Koressa (Koressa Thokubjalla) was his Lady. There was an archery competition, a knife-throwing contest, and a boffer chess game.

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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