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The Forty-first Year

L'Esercisio Della Spada (The Exercise of the Sword) -- Betony Wood

June 10, 2006 (AS XLI)

Sacramento, CA

From The Page (May, 2006):

The Company of The Martillodores does send word to all who would care to challenge us once again: come to our Field of Honor to fight with Courtesy, Skill, Camaraderie and Style! All combatants who would meet us shall be prepared to show the assembled Gallery and The Company their best display of qualities in the Arte of Defense with rapier. Furthermore, The Company of The Martillodores invites all who would come gather to witness this event to be welcome in the shade of our galleries provided for their viewing pleasure, the better to see all of the Martial arts for the day, which will be conducted in the style of a Pas d' Armes.

The gathering will have the theme of - "Love, considering its best forms" Saturday late afternoon/ early evening will be the potluck feast. The Company, with gracious help from the Barony of Fettburg, will provide roasted meats of chicken and pork. We ask that you bring a side dish meal to share with others. This is a dry site- no alcohol, please.

If you intend to enter the combat at the L'Esercisio della Spada, YOU MUST meet the requirements listed online at: (website address omitted).

Site Information: Site opens at 9 am and closes at 7 pm. Site fee is $6 for members, $9 for nonmembers, $3 for children ages 10-15, and free for children under 10. There is also a $4 per car fee for parking (please consider carpooling). If you are traveling from outside of the West Kingdom, please contact the Autocrat for discount arrangements.

Autocrat: Ximon Martillo de Cordoba (contact info omitted).

Description of this event (if any), taken from The Page, or from memory of at least one person who attended the event.

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