Baronial Champs 2019

Baronial Champs on the 25th day of May, Anno Sociotatus 54

An account of the court of Elsjarn and Dubheasa, Baron and Baroness of Thescorre, and Padraig and Julianna, Baron and Baroness of the Rhydderich Hael in the Kingdom of Aethelmearc. Held at Baronial Champs on the 25th day of May, Anno Sociotatus 54 in the Barony of Thescorre reported by Lord Andrew of Thescorre, Ravens Tongue Pursuivant and THL Zofia Kowalewska, Ice Dragon Pursuivant and White Horn Herald.

Morning court was opened and their (plural) Excellencies welcome all for attending. Their Excellencies explained the responsibilities and expectations of their Baronial champions. It was then announced that the Archery competition would be delayed due to weather. With that court was suspended until the evening.

In the evening their Excellencies reopened their court and called before them the autocrat’s of the event, Lady Nicole du Marais and Baroness Ekaterina Volkova. Their Excellencies thanked them for holding a wonderful and only slightly damp event and gave them leave to conduct their business. The Autocrat’s called forth members of Three Swans, members of the Aardvarks, and all of the Marshals and Coordinators and thanked them for their service.

Archery

HAEL: Their Excellencies then called forth their Archery champion, Lord Abdullah al-Rashid, thanked him for his service and relieved him of his regalia. They then called forth their new champion, Tadeuz. Scroll by Baron Caleb.

THESCORRE: Their Excellencies then called forth their Archery champion, Lord Andrew of Thescorre, thanked him for his service and relieved him of his regalia. They then called forth their new champion, Amelot Noisete. Scroll by Lady Nikki du Marais, words by Baroness Daedez, calligraphy by Micro of Soft.

Their Excellencies then called forth their Privateer for Archery. Katrina Prebensdottir was named archery privateer. Scroll by Gwen Cooke, words by Baroness Daedez, calligraphy by Micro of Soft.

A&S

HAEL: Their Excellencies then called forth their A&S champion, Minamoto Roku-i Sakurako for their service and relieved him of the regalia. They then called forth their new champion, Baron Rhiannon Elandris Glyndyfrdwy. Scroll forthcoming.

THESCORRE: Their Excellencies called forth their Arts and Science champion, Torbjörn Sigurdson. They thanked him for his service and asked that he remain in service for a short time longer, as the rains had delayed his potential successor. A new Arts and Science champion would be decided at a later date.

There was, however a Privateer selected from the Arts and Science competition. Katrina Prebensdottir was called before their Excellencies for creating wonderful handcrafted buckets. Scroll by Gwen Cooke, words by Baroness Daedez, calligraphy by Micro of Soft.

Bardic

HAEL: Their Excellencies called forth the regalia as the champion, Lady Logan de Kent was not on site. Brother Bobby was then called forth as the new Bardic champion. Scroll by Curia, Words by Brother Bobby (shocking) and calligraphy by THLady Zofia Kowalewska.

THESCORRE: Boudica of Thescorre was called before their Excellencies. Boudica was thanked for their tireless service as Bardic champion and relieved of the regalia. Emily if Thescorre was then called forth as the new Bardic champion. Scroll by Lady Nikki du Marais, words by Baroness Daedez, calligraphy by Micro of Soft.

Fencing

HAEL: Their Excellencies called for Fuego! And thanked them for the valiant display on the lists as champion and relieved them of the regalia. They then called for Master Caleb Reynolds and ask him to serve as the Baronial Champion. Scroll by Mistress Sthurrim Caithnes.

THESCORRE: Their Excellencies then requested the presence of Lord Padraig Ua Ceileachair. His service as fencing champion had come to an end and their Excellencies thanked him for his service and relieved him of the regalia. They then called forth Master Eric Grenier de Lebarre, as new fencing Champion. Scroll by Lady Nikki du Marais, words by Baroness Daedez, calligraphy by Micro of Soft.

Their Excellencies called for Master Benedict Fergus atte Mede. His fencing prowess had not gone unnoticed and their Excellencies would make him their Privateer. Scroll by Gwen Cooke, words by Baroness Daedez, calligraphy by Micro of Soft.

Heavy

HAEL: Their Excellencies called forth the regalia as the champion, Lord Theowyndwood Keyote was not on site. They then asked Lord Davin ap Einion to stand as champion. Words by Brother Bobby. Scroll forthcoming

THESCORRE: Sir Aquila de Athos was called before their Excellencies. He returned the regalia of heavy weapons champion and was thanked for his service. Angus the Bull was called before their Excellencies to stand as their Heavy weapons champion. Scroll by Lady Nikki du Marais, words by Baroness Daedez, calligraphy by Micro of Soft.

As he was leaving the presence of their Excellencies of the Rhydderich Hael, their Excellencies of Thescorre also requested the presence of Davin and inquired as to his possible assistance as a privateer for the barony. Agreements were made and so it was done. Scroll by Gwen Cooke, words by Baroness Daedez, calligraphy by Micro of Soft.

Thrown Weapons

HAEL: Their Excellences called forth Lady Thalia Papillon, the Thrown Weapons champion and thanked her for her service as Champion and she returned the regalia so lovingly cared for. A new Champion needed to be named and the THLady Govindi Dera Ghazi Khan was asked to take up that mantel. Scroll by Master Caleb Reynolds and THLady Zofia Kowalewska.

THESCORRE: Their Excellencies called for their Thrown Weapons champion. As he was unable to attend court, his regalia was presented to their Excellencies and his successor, Torbjörn Sigurdson, was called before them. Scroll by Lady Nikki du Marais, words by Baroness Daedez, calligraphy by Micro of Soft.

See that great prowess is recognized, their Excellencies called forth John Spooner and made him their Thrown Weapons Privateer. Scroll by Gwen Cooke, words by Baroness Daedez, calligraphy by Micro of Soft.

THESCORRE: Their Excellencies then called forth all of the youth that had competed in the youth tournament. Their Excellencies gifted all of the youth with some coins as a token of their appreciation. While the competition was close, Eli was victorious and named their youth champion. Scroll by Lady Nikki du Marais, words by Baroness Daedez, calligraphy by Micro of Soft.

While all the youth were assembled, their Excellencies wished to recognized one who had traveled far to participate in the tournament and who fought well. This they named, Lilly Weaver as their youth Privateer. Scroll by Gwen Cooke, words by Baroness Daedez, calligraphy by Micro of Soft.

Her Excellency was impressed by the skill and zeal with which all of the youth participated but their was one who seemed to be have the most fun and thus, Hjortr Sigvaldason was named Baroness’s inspiration. Scroll by Lady Murdia Drusilla Vettia Portia, wording and calligraphy by Baron Eldjarn.

His Excellency was also suitably impressed by the chivalry and honor with which the youth carried themselves. One was such an example as he, Robert, was named Barons choice. Scroll by Gwen Cooke, wording and calligraphy by Baron Eldjarn.

HAEL: In accordance with the tradition of recognizing the participants who challenge themselves during the Champions competition, one is recognized having competed in the MOST events. Their Excellencies saw fit that the The Iron Man, errr Iron “Subject” be named as Master Caleb Reynolds. Scroll most excellently executed by Baroness Ekaterina Volkova.

Their Excellencies wished to thank several members of the populace for their help throughout the day, be it at the MOL table, helping in the tournaments or holding an umbrella. The following gentles were given Hael Stones

  • Lady Genevieve O’Connor
  • Mistress Cori Ghora
  • Baroness Rosemund von Gline
  • Lady Thalia Papillon
  • Lady Nycalse d’Ozier la Tailleresse (called Taylor)
  • Baron Magnus de Lyon
  • Lord Chebe
  • Dame Katja Davidova Orlova Khazarina
  • Master Eric Grenier de la Barre

THESCORRE: Their Excellencies realized that there was some business that needed to be dealt with and called forth the Order of the Broche. Once assembled, the order was asked if it was still their wish to add to their numbers. They did and Thus Dehka the dancer was called before their Excellencies and made a companion of the Order of the Broche for her skills in dancing and “Dehka-rating” the world around her. Scroll by Gwen Cooke, wording and calligraphy by Baroness Dubheasa and Baron Eldjarn.

It was brought to the attention of their Excellencies that there were two unfinished scrolls that need to be addressed. Thus the Order of the Raven’s feather, was called before them. They were asked if there were two individuals who were not present with the order that could take on such a task. There were two individuals who were up to the task. Gwen Cooke and Torbjörn Sigurdson were called before the order for their tireless service and made companions of the Order of the Raven’s Feather. Scrolls by Lady Murdia Drusilla Vettia Portia, wording and calligraphy by Baron Eldjarn

Their Excellencies called forth all gentles for whom this was their first event. They thanked them for attending and gifted them with a drinking vessel.

Baroness Gina Dragonite requested a moment of the courts time and presented their Excellencies with largess that they may gift to visiting monarchs and dignitaries as they see fit. The Excellencies graciously accepted the gifs and thank her Excellency for her generosity.

Lastly their Excellencies called forth all of the members of Three Swans and the Aardvarks. They thanked them for their service over the last two years and gifted them with a year off from service.

Thus ends the court of their Excellencies, Baron Eldjarn and Baroness Dubheasa AND Padraig and Juliana