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The Seventh Year

Autumnal Equinoctial Tourney -- Barony of Madrone
September 24, 1972

From The Page (August/September, 1972):

The Barony of Madrone will hold an Autumnal Equinoctial Tourney (Seattle weather and other powers-that-be permitting) in Ravenna Park in Seattle on 24 September 1972. In addition to the usual fighting and games there will be a cookery contest featuring mushrooms--pickled, stewed, baked, or whatever'd. The Autocrat is Bill Broxon, but for further information call Pat Clifton at (phone omitted), as the Autocrat is in the mundane world a doctor and thus difficult to reach.


From the History (by Wilhelm):

Held in Ravenna Park, Seattle, WA. Liam of the Barque was the autocrat. There was a cooking contest for a dish containing mushrooms. On September 1, Jay of the Woods was appointed Procurator for the Registry in the Baronies of Madrone and Three Mountains.


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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