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The Thirteenth Year

Sergeant at Arms Tourney & Madrone Baronial Banquet -- Barony of Madrone
July 29, 1978 (AS XIII)

From The Page (July, 1978):

On the 29th of July, the Baron and Baroness of Madrone and the Baron and Baroness of Lion's Gate will select the next Sergeants at Arms. The Tournament will be held at Gasworks Park in Madrone (Seattle, WA). In addition to the grand melee between the applicants and the belted fighters and Sergeants at Arms, there will be dancing, games, and other forms of amusement. Non-applications should have a chance to make challenges and engage in melees.

Opening Court will be held at noon. The applicants for the title of Sergeant at Arms will be judged in fighting ability and knowledge, heraldry, games (especially chess and nine-man's morris), courtly behavior, dancing, music or literature, and the sciences and crafts. Applications must be written to the Baroness of Madrone/Baroness of Lions Gate in a medieval script by the application, and given to her no later than July 22. No applications will be accepted after that date.

Restrooms, water, firepits, and a covered area are available at the site. For further information call the Baron and Baroness of Madrone at (phone), or the Baron and Baroness of Lions Gate at (phone), or Lord Seamus Piecemaker at (phone).

IN THE EVENING, the Barony of Madrone will host a Baronial Banquet at the Knights of Columbus Hall (address omitted). Doors will open at 6:30; the Banquet will begin at 7:00. Madrone's Culinary Guild will cater this Baronial fund-raising event. Cost of the Banquet will be $10 per person, and $2.50 for children under 12. Send your checks to Fiona di Varanus (contact info omitted). The deadline for ordering tickets is July 21. Citizens attending the Banquet are asked to bring trenchers and goblets.

Description of this event, from The Page.

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