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

The Forty-Fourth Year

Purgatorio Coronation and
Coronet / Investiture -- Principality of Oertha

August 13-16, 2009 (AS XLIV)

Ruth Arcand Park
Anchorage, AK

From The Page (July, 2009):

Come experience a Coronet Tournament, a Grand Coronation, and an Investiture as only Oertha can offer! Schedule of Events:

Friday: Fathir and Etain, Prince and Princess of Oertha, invite you to participate in or witness the Coronet List to select Their Heirs.

Saturday: The King and Queen of the West invite you to witness the Grand Coronation of Their Heirs, the Crown Prince and the Crown Princess of the West. Saturday evening there will be a feast to celebrate the new King and Queen of the West and the Heirs of Oertha.

Sunday: Fathir and Etain, Prince and Princess of Oertha, invite you to celebrate the Investiture of Their Heirs as the Newest Prince and Princess of Oertha.

Contests for Purgatorio & Coronet include the Kingdom competitions ("Everyday Art - embroidered accessory" and Research paper- "Blow thou, wind!") Their Oerthan Highnesses' Whims ("Anything Siege" and "Period Toys or Games"). "The Medieval Craftsman's Challenge" sponsored by the Barony of Eskalya.

An Arts & Sciences display is also planned, so even if you don't want to enter a contest, come show off your recent projects! There will be a variety of classes for your learning pleasure. Full schedule to follow online at (website address omitted). If you would like to teach, please contact Mistress Alienor FitzHenry (email address omitted) or Lady Clare de Norwude (email address omitted).

Feast: Mistress Clare Elena of Strathclyde will be preparing a sumptuous feast on Saturday Evening. Feast tickets will be $12 a piece. The number of tickets will be limited. They are available as part of the pre-registration process. Watch the registration section of the website for more information.

For Information on Other Meals available on site please see our website for a current listing.

Camping Space needed: Please send your Pavillions/tent foot print sizes to the Autocrats at (email address omitted) we will be taking space reservations till August 2nd, 2009.

Site Information: Ruth Arcand Park / (address omitted). / Anchorage AK 99507. Thursday, August 13th @ 6pm and Sunday, August 16, 6pm. Site fees, Pre-registration will be open from March 1st until August 1. Pre-registiration will be available through ACCEPS or by contacting Mistress Anne of Bradford (email address omitted). Feast tickets are available at the time of pre-registration. The Non-member Surcharge will be collected at the gate if applicable. On-site registration will be available.

Member (16 years and up) $18, Nonmember $21, Teen (11-15 years) $10, Youth (6 -10 years) $8, Child (5 years and under) Free, Family Maximum $60, Please make checks payable to "SCA, Inc.- Oertha."

Autocrat: Caitriona inghean ui Chionaodha, (contact 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.

Georg of Glacier's Edge

Per fess argent and vair, a
seahorse erect and sinister
facing maintaining an axe gules.
Katarzina Porajski

Per fess argent and vair in
pale, in chief three barbless
roses, two and one, gules.
Titus' Arms by Vigdís vestfirzka;
Eilis', Georg's and Katarzina's Arms by Khevron Oktavii Tikhikovich Vorotnikov

Photos hosted elsewhere:
by Juan Santiago.

Videos provided by Khevron Oktavii Tikhikovich Vorotnikov (hosted on You Tube), some by Merewyn of Ynys Taltraeth:
Oertha Coronet Tourney, Round 1, Part 1
Oertha Coronet Tourney, Round 1, Part 2
Oertha Coronet Tourney, Round 2, Part 1
Oertha Coronet Tourney, Round 2, Part 2
Oertha Coronet Tourney, Round 3
Oertha Coronet Tourney, Round 5
Oertha Coronet Tourney, Final Round
Coronet Circleting of Georg and Katarzina
Slideshow - Oertha Coronet Tournament

Duke Frederick introduces heirs to the Coronets of Oertha, Part 1 of 2
Duke Frederick introduces heirs to the Coronets of Oertha, Part 2 of 2

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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