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The Eighth Year

Revel -- Reislingshire
January 19, 1974 (AS VIII)

"Upon hearing that His Majesty Andrew of Riga was to turn 21 shortly after being Crowned King, Douglas and Lorna determined that a celebration Revel was in order. Moreover, the fact that it was to be a surprise birthday party was kept secret by all.

"Sabrina de la Bere contrived to get Andrew of Riga to the event. Amanda and Ian of Cawdor provided the place. Paul of Bellatrix baked and made the cake. A good time was had by all." -- Sabrina de la Bere

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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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