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The Ninth Year

Fall Festival and Halloween Revel -- Province of the Mists
October 26, 1974

Held at Mills College, Oakland. Duke Richard of Mont Real was the Champion of Arms, crowning his lady La Rana, Duchess of Mont Real, Queen of Love and Beauty. Nathan der Sänger and Louise Lhaillet tied for Champion of the Arts. Boncueur announced his resignation as Society Registrar and turned the office over to Elspeth ni Roibeard O’Byrne (Eilis ni Roibeard O’Boirne). At the revel in the Student Union the costume contest was won by Suzanne of Ravenhill, as a nonstandard fairy godmother.

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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