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The Eighth Year

Royal Revel -- Province of Southern Shores
December 8, 1973

From The Page (December, 1973):

The populace of the West Kingdom is cordially invited to attend a revel hosted by House Bellatrix in honour of Their Highnesses Prince Andrew of Riga and Princess Salome de las Palomas, at 8 pm on December 8, 1973, at the home of Elizabeth of Dittany (address omitted). (Directions omitted). Some light refreshments will be provided, but those attending are asked to contribute food or beverages. Since space is limited, it is important that those planning to attend RSVP to House Bellatrix, (phone omitted).

From the History (by Wilhelm):

Held at the home of Elizabeth of Dittany. Sponsored by House Bellatrix in honor of Prince Andrew and Princess Salomé. Miranda of Sylvandel became the Provincial Seneschal.

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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