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The Seventh Year

(No event title) -- Barony of Calafia
August, 1972

Leodamas of Thebes died. David du Lac was appointed Master of Sciences. Launcelot de Questwood became Procurator. Garryl Harper Flaming Sword was Knight Marshall.

“I never met Leodamas but by repute he was an exceedingly fine gentleman with a talent for getting people to put aside political differences and get along together. The Barony of Calafia instituted the Leodamas of Thebes award for those who showed something of the same talent. My then lady, Eilonway ap Lyur, was the first recipient, much to her surprise and not at all to the surprise of anyone who knew her. I was enlisted in the set-up to keep her from knowing who was going to get the award. Eilonway passed away of natural causes in 1994, leaving something of a hole in the lives of all who knew her.” – Steven MacEanruig

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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