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The Seventh Year

War Games Tourney -- Barony of Three Mountains
September 16, 1972

From The Page (August/September, 1972):

On September 16, the Barony will hold a War Games Tourney and catapult contest in the Washington Park Archery Range. The planned schedule is as follows:

9:00-11:30 Set up; approval of fighters and equipment. Any non-approved fighter wishing to participate must wait for the lists if they come after opening.
11:30-12:00 Grand March and Court of Sir Frederic West Tower, Presiding.
12:30-1:00 Melee and pole sling contest
1:00-2:00 Storm the Wall
2:00-2:30 Children's Jousting (at targets, from piggyback)
2:30-3:30 Capture the Gate (with battering ram)
3:30-4:30 Tentative--Catapult contest?
4:30-5:00 Flag Melee
5:00-6:00 Championship Lists
6:00-6:15 Coronation of Queen of Love and Beauty
6:15-7:15 Awards and Revel, with the Queen of Love and Beauty presiding
7:15 Closing and policing of site

From the History (by Wilhelm):

Held in the Washington Park Archery Range, Clackamas County, OR.

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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