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The Seventh Year

Markheim Invitational Samhaine Tourney -- Barony of Dreiburgen
October 29, 1972

From The Page (October, 1972):


The House Markheim (an independent household located in Riverside, to the east of the Barony of the Angels) is hosting the "Markheim Invitational Samhaine Tournament" on Sunday, October 29, in Fairmont Park, Riverside. All are invited. It will be held on the northern shores of Lake Evans in Fairmont Park. Set up should start about 10 a.m., and events should start around 12 noon. Food may or not be provided. There will be revels afterwards for those who are so inclined (bring thine own booze). A waiver will be available. (directions omitted).

From the History (by Wilhelm):

Held in Fairmont Park, Riverside, CA. This was the first event of the Canton of Gorgonoth, part of the Barony of the Angels. Waldt von Markheim was the Seneschal and autocrat. There were lists for the title of First Dragonslayer of Gorgonoth. Revels followed.

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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