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The Eighth Year

June Revel -- Barony of the Golden Rivers
June, 1973

Held where? And when? The Mistress of the Arts sponsored a pie contest. The winner was Cerise of the Mill. She was awarded a small scroll lettered by Robert of Redstone. Ingeniously, he had decided that the award should be a recipe for a meat pye from the fifteenth century. David of Castlewhyte sang his Song of Sunset, written in penitence and dedicated to the Chatelaine, Cheryl of Castlewhyte. The House of Gad provided puppetry. Winn Star recited a number of his Twentieth Century works.

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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