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The Ninth Year

St. Bunstable’s Day Revel -- Barony of Madrone
November 16, 1974

Held at Lechbury Abbey, Seattle, WA.

“Bunstable's were always fun. William the Lucky and I made several of them around this time or a little earlier. Granted most people don't drive from the SF Bay area to Seattle for a party, but hey, we were young. There were a few interesting times, including the dreadful houseboat trip from which we were rescued by lady Fiona and later helped to inadvertently found the Order of the Belated Rose in An Tir, but that's another story.” – Steven MacEanruig

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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