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The Seventh Year

May Tourney, Canton of the Flaming Hall -- Barony of Three Mountains
April 21, 1972

From The Page (April/May, 1972):


To honour the lusty month of May, the Barony of the Three Mountains will hold a tournament on the 13th of May, AS 1972, AS VI. The site is the Oregon City High School practice field, Oregon City, Oregon (see map -- omitted).

Food and drink are to be provided by households or individuals. Facilities include restrooms, changing rooms, space for pavilions and parking areas. There will be music by the Master of the Baron's Music. Entertainment will include the Baron's minstrels, tumblers, and other performing artists. Festivities will begin at 12:00 noon. A chess match and a championship tournament will be included. For further information call or write teh Autocrat, Roy des Cascades (contact information omitted).

From the History (by Wilhelm):

Held on the Oregon City High School Practice Field, Oregon City, OR. Roi de Cascades was the autocrat. The first event of the canton saw the members put out a fire at the school, from whence came the name of the canton.

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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