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The Thirteenth Year

West Valley Community College Renaissance Festival -- Province of Southern Shores
May 10-21, 1978

From The Page (May, 1978):

WEST VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL - May 19-21

Her gracious Majesty, Queen Elizabeth I, will be appearing at this event. She invites the populace of the Kingdom of the West to attend, and lend color to the Festival. She will be contributing 100 DOLLARS TO THE LAND FUND for such services. The Queen also expresses a special desire for fighters and field heralds to lend their services. The Festival will open at 12:00 noon on Friday, and 9:00 AM on Saturday and Sunday; it will cose at 5:00 PM each night. There will be no admission charge. For further information, call Gwendolyn at ... For crash space information call Lady Colleen at ...


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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