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The Fifth Year

New Years Eve Revel -- Atenveldt
December 31, 1970

From The Page (December, 1970):

NEW YEAR's EVE REVEL (sorry this got left out of the calendar) Dec. 31, 1970 at the Luthering Student Center, Tempe. The wedding of Edward the Bearded Rascal and Cheri of the Queen's Gardens will begin at 6:30 p.m. The revel will follow immediately after the wedding. There will be no charge for the revel, but everyone is expected to bring enough food for themselves and one other perosn. Households are respnsible for one major meet (meat?) each. Joseph the Good, (phone), is Supreme Autocrat for the revel and will be contacting most Society members to coordinate entertainment and food. Those wishing to entertain should contact Joseph the Good or Iosef of Locksley, (phone), immediately.

From the History (by Wilhelm):

Held at the Lutheran Student Center, Tempe, AZ. The revel was highlighted by the wedding of Edward Slaighter Feusagach (then Edward the Bearded Rascal) to Cheri of the Queen’s Gardens. Joseph the Good was the autocrat. Prince Robert gave an Award of Arms to Marya of Zagamr.

Description of this event, © Copyright 1980 by William R. Keyes (Wilhelm von Schlüssel)
This is from The History of the West Kingdom, Volume 1 (the only volume produced). When reading this text, please keep in mind the following disclaimer:

Disclaimer: This history may have errors in it, as much of the detail is “remembered” history, or as one of the cover pages of the original type-written manuscript states “The material within is derived from the information printed in The Crown Prints and in The Page, and from the memories of the participants.” The original document was typed on onion-skin paper, with hand-written notes (often in the margins). All attempts have been made to reconcile the notes with the original document.

Annotations, when they are added, are from The Annotated History of the West, Volume 1, which is the same text as Master Wilhelm's mentioned above, with commentary from members of the SCA who were active at the time of the event, and are added to help clarify questions and expand on what happened and why. This volume is copyright © Ken Mayer (Hirsch von Henford).

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