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The Twelfth Year

First Annual Highland Celtic Games and Foligue, Blatha an Oir -- Barony of Madrone
July 9-10, 1977

Snoqualmie River Campground, Fall City, WA. Duncan Chisholm was the autocrat. Prize tourney Saturday followed by a Celtic Melee (the Celts against the world). Caber and Stone tossing, piping, foot races, tug of war, battled ore and shuttlecock, darts, nine-man morris. Contest for best Broonies, wine. Best Children’s drawings of “Nessie”, Best period Ballad. Best Ghoulie tale, best decorated sporran. Roasted lamb and athelbrose potluck (something obscured by three-ring hole in page).

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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