Kingdom Arms by Robin of Thornwood Calligraphy by Robin of Thornwood Populous Badge by Robin of Thornwood

The Forty-Third Year

Beltane Coronation

May 2-4, 2008 (AS XLIII)

Marie Hill Ranch,
Cloverdale, CA

From The Page (April, 2008):

Their Majesties invite one and all to come and bear witness to the coronation of their heirs. Come celebrate the grand traditions of the west with courts, arts & sciences, fighting, singing, dancing, and archery. Site is approximately 3 hours (with light traffic) north of the San Fransisco Airport. And about 3 hours west of the Sacramento airport. Horizon Airline and Jet Blue fly into Santa Rosa, which is about 1 1/2 hours south of the site. If you will not be camping, there are some hotels in Cloverdale which is about 30 minutes east from site and Ukiah which is about 40 minutes north of site and some Bed & Breakfast places in Boonville that are likely to be booked up for a Beer fest that is the same weekend. Call ahead for reservations.

Site Rules: As in previous years, there are certain terms with which we had to agree to rent the property.

  1. No Ground fires. Only contained, attended and above-ground fires, with a fire extinguisher within 20 feet are allowed.
  2. We are restricted to the areas we have rented. Do not go into the hills or woods surrounding the site. This is where the owner has put the sheep for the duration of the event.
  3. Absolutely NO pets are allowed on site. NO exceptions.
There is no guarantee of water on site, so please make sure you bring water for drinking and washing. The water that IS on site (spigots and creek) is not potable.

Site Information: Marie Hill Ranch, (address omitted), Cloverdale, CA 95425, Site opens at noon on Friday, and closes at 4pm on Sunday. Merchants will be allowed in starting at 10 am Friday. Site fees, $10 for members, $13 for non-members. Children 10 and under are free. Please make checks payable to "SCA, Inc.- Kingdom of the West"

Autocrat: Anne of Whaleshaven (contact info omitted).

Titus Scipio Germanicus

Per chevron throughout purpure
and sable, a chevron throughout
Or and in base a wolf's head
cabossed argent.
      Eilis ni Roibeard O'Boirne

Or, within a quatrefoil knot
azure a rose purpure barbed
and seeded proper.
Titus' Arms by Vigdís vestfirzka;
Eilis' Arms by Khevron Oktavii Tikhikovich Vorotnikov


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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