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

The Forty-Fourth Year

Coronet / Investiture -- Principality of Oertha

January 16-18, 2010 (AS XLIV)

Eagle River Lion's Club,
Eagle River, Alaska

From The Page (December, 2009):

Their Highnesses Georg and Katarzina, Prince and Princess of Oertha, welcome one and all to a celebration of Oertha's 50th reign by bearing witness to Their Coronet Tournament and the selection of Their heirs by right of combat on January 16th and Their investiture January 17th, 2010. There will be a Roses Tourney for Heavy, Rapier and Youth Foam Weapons Jousting after the heirs have been selected.

In honor of this occasion, Oertha has come together in a Principality Arts and Science Competition with all Branches sponsoring a contest. Everyone is invited to participate and multiple entries are encouraged with extra points for combining categories, (i.e. Illuminated letters and calligraphy, Russian dessert with bobbin laced-looking icing) Be creative and have fun.

Here are the individual categories: Principality Scribe: Illuminated Letters / Eskalya: leather, horn or wood drinking vessels / St. Guinefort: Calligraphy / Winter's Gate: Embroidered blackwork in clothing or accessories / Selviergard: Viking turn shoes / Pavlok Gorod: Favorite Russian dessert redacted with docimientation / Ynys Taltraeth: Wooden box either wood-burned or painted OR any Viking cord / Eamgyld: Bobbin lace with metallic threads / Ravensfjord: Viking Wired Jewelry / St. Boniface; A Poem in any period style to Honor the Princes and Princesses of Oertha (any Past, Present and Future Royals) The pieces do not have to be performed.

In addition to the Oerthan A&S Competition here are the traditional competitions: The Prince's Whim is Viking hats. The Princess's Whim is Viking treasure necklaces. The Autocrat's Whim is Foam Weapons helmet crests from 6-8 inches in height; must be able to have 2"x2" square of Velcro attached to the bottom. There will be 2 categories: Adult & Under 16. These crests will be used in the Youth Foam Weapons Roses Jousting Tourney. All Youth Foam Weapons Roses Tourney participants MUST have a crest. (Parents, break out the glue gim!) A light lunch of soup and bread will be provided both Saturday and Sunday with a light breakfast on Sunday.

Site Information: Eagle River Lions Club/ (address omitted), Eagle River, AK 9957. Site Fee - $18 adults, $10 children, $60 family cap, $3 non-member fee. Make checks payable to "SCA, Inc.-Principality of Oertha". Site opens at 10am and closes at 10pm. Lists open at 11 am Saturday.

Autocrat: Elizabeth deGresse (contact info omitted).

Kennric Maure

(aka Kendrick of Oertha)
Registered: Kenric Maur
Per chevron argent and
Or, a chevron ployé gules
between two ravens addorsed
reguardant and a Thor's
hammer sable.
      Rolynnda of the Azure Stone

Argent, a bend wreathed Or
and azure between two doves
volant bendwise vert.

Rolynnda's arms by Khevron Oktavii Tikhikovich Vorotnikov

Links to videos (hosted off-this website), by Merewyn of Ynys Taltraeth and Khevron Oktavii Tikhikovich Vorotnikov:
Winter Coronet 2010, Round 1
Round 2, Winter Coronet 2010
Round 3, Winter Coronet 2010
Round 4, Winter Coronet 2010
Final Round of Winter Coronet 2010
Circleting of Kennric & Rolynnda
Scroll Presentations, January 16, 2010
Opening of Court, January 16, 2010
Investiture of Kennric & Rolynnda
Magda takes Proteges, Winter Coronet 2010
Oerthan Sword award
Bard of the West (Antonio Giordano da Sicilia)
Poem of the Mists ("To Winter's Warmth." A poem from Frederick of Holland, the Bard of the Mists)
Genevieve's Progress in Page School
Court 1, Sunday, Winter Coronet 2010
Court 2, Sunday, WInter Coronet 2010
Elizabeth's Birthday! (Elizabeth Anne de Gresse- Autocrat)
Court of Kennric & Rolynnda, Part 1
Court of Kennric & Rolynnda, Part II
Court of Kennric & Rolynnda, Part III
Court of Kennric & Rolynnda, Part IV
Court of Kennric & Rolynnda, Part V
Barony of Selviergard

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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