The Principality of the Mists will hold its Spring Coronet Tourney on Saturday, 26 April, on the grounds of the San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo. Set-up will begin at 8 am, court will open at 10:30 am, and Prince William will administer the Sword Oath to all contestants promptly at noon.
To engage and delight the populace, Their Highesses will hold a Bower of Courtesy to which members of the Principality, especially fighters and their ladies or lords, are invited. A lightly alcholic punch as well as non-alcoholic refreshment will be served. Those in attendance will take part in a medieval-style debate of the question: Do heralds go to Heaven?
Additionally there will be a tug-of-war for ladies only, a relay race, music played throughout the afternoon with dancing on the lawn, and a maypole.
Lady Rowena d'Anjou is sponsoring a design competition for a Principality Royal Pavillion. Criteria are: beauty, simplicity of construction and asembly, economy of materials, and durability. The prize is a bottle of Illmitzer Trokenbeerenauslese vintage 1976. (Sponsor's note: if not enough designs are submitted to hold a true competition, it will be held over until the Fall Coronet Tourney.)
There will be a pot-luck revel afterward at Lady Rowena's home.
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