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The Sixth Year

Twelfth Night Revel -- Barony of the Angels
January 8, 1972

From The Page (November(?), 1971):

Barony of the Angels
There is to be a Twelfth Night celebration on January 8, 1972, from 12:00 noon to Early Morn, at the Unitarian Church at (address omitted), Los Angeles, California. No one will be admitted to this celebration unless they are in Medieval clothing. For further information, contact Rhiannon Pen Tyrhon, Autocrat. (Address/phone omitted)

12:00 to 12:30 Grand March
12:30 to 3:30 Mime troupe, fencing demonstration, belly dancing, passage d'armes, broadsword demonstration.
5:00 to 5:30 O.S.S. presentations, announcement of Baronial officers, etc.
5:30 or 6:00 Dinner, recorder concert, Presentation of the Epiphany cake by the O.S.S., and subsequent findings of the King or Queen of the Revels
clearing of the tables, Beginning of the Revel, punning contest, drinking contest, musicians, dancers, general Revelry.

From the History (by Wilhelm):

Held in the Unitarian Church, Los Angeles, CA. Baron Pwyll, having returned, admitted Randall of Hightower and Rhiannon pen Tyrhon to the Order of the Seraphic Star.

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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