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The Seventh Year

Medieval Films and Artwork Night -- Province of the St. Andrew's
June 10, 1972

From The Page (May, 1972):


On 10 June the Province of St. Andrew will sponsor a medieval films-and-artwork night at the Rose and Thistle Inn on California Street, San Francisco. Films will included Alexander Nevsky and several other medieval tpes of films. We ask that all artists or those poessessing artwork of a medieval nature, including paintings, jewelry, swords, and the like, bring them for display and/or sale. Since the Rose and Thistle also sells food, those under the age of 21 are also welcome.

From the History (by Wilhelm):

Held at the Rose and Thistle Inn, San Francisco. The films included "Alexander Nevsky." Israel Ben-Jacob was the autocrat.

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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