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The Fifth Year

Twelfth Night Revels, Barony of Caerthe -- Atenveldt
January 9, 1971

From The Page (December, 1970):

BARONY OF CAERTHE: 12th Night Revels will be held the evening of Jan. 9th. The place is as yet undecided. To find out, call autocrat Lady Margaret at (phone omitted), or the Seneschal, Judith de Beaumont, at (phone omitted). Food and drink is pot-luck with a few contributions from baronial funds. Entertainment will include a show by a professional wizard and master of illusion, and music both recorded and live.

From the History (by Wilhelm):

Held in Denver CO. The first event for the new Barony. The autocrat was lady Margaret. Judith de Beaumont was the seneschal. There was a magic show and a potluck banquet.

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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