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The Twelfth Year

Summer Festival -- Province of the Mists
August 20, 1977

From The Page (August, 1977):

On August 20, at the Soccer Field in Tilden Park (near the pony rides), in Berkeley, CA, the Province of the Mists will again hold a Summer Festival. (The site is not reservable: please arrive early to help stake out the field.)

Beginning at 10:00, there will be Lists for the Champion of Arms of the Province (the current Champion is Sir Steven MacEanruig), and a competition for Champion of Arts (the current Champion is Master Douglas Brownbeard). The Arts competition is in any of the Performing Arts.

If you would like to host a revel in the evening, or if you simply wish further information, please get in touch with the Seneschal, Michaëla de Neuville (contact info omitted).

From the History (by Wilhelm):

Held at the Meadows Playfield, Tilden Park, Berkeley. Micaëla de Neuville was the autocrat. Contests were held for Champions of Arms and Arts.

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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