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The Sixth Year

Royal Tourney -- Barony of Three Mountains
April 8, 1971

From The Page (Emergency Issue, 1972):

To honor the visit of Their Royal Majesties, the King and Queen of the West, the Barony of Three Mountains announces an Easter Tournament on the 8th day of April, 1972 C.E.

The site is East Delta Park archery area. All those interested in Archery please bring your bows. Food and drink must be provided by households or individuals. Facilities include restrooms, showers, changing rooms and adequite parking for mechanical beasts. Space will be provided for pavilions.

There will be music by the master of the Baron's music and by the Baron's minstrels. Tumblers will perform and others with performing skills are being sought. Dancing and games are planned for all ages.

Autocrat is Grane the Golden.

From the History (by Wilhelm):

Held in East Delta Park Archery Area, Portland, OR. Grane the Golden was the autocrat. The tourney was held in honor of King Paul and Queen Carol. King Paul gave Awards of Arms to Jeanne of Portland, Jerald of Galloway and Roi de Cascades. Miles of the Shamrock won the fighting lists.

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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