Court Reports of the Kingdom of Æthelmearc
Gareth III and Juliana III
October 23, AS 56 (2021)
Agincourt
Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands

Here begins the Report of the Court of Gareth and Juliana, King and Queen of Æthelmearc, at Agincourt in the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands, October 23, AS 56, jorundr hinn rotinn, Silver Buccle Herald, reporting, with the Assistance of Baron Arias Beltran del Valle, Sigil Herald, THLady Nichola Beese, and Ebyjousie.

On the fencing field:

Their Majesties called Lord Li Chang before Them. Lord Li has been learning much about the art of Chinese combat so that he might apply it to his fencing, and has gained much skill on the field. For this Their Majesties were pleased to induct him into Their Order of the Golden Alce. Scroll by Morikawa Rei.

On the field later in the day:

Their Majesties summoned Thorinn of the Debatable Lands to appear before Them. Thorinn has been reported to be helpful around his barony, and he further assisted with the bar at Æthelmearc Royal encampment at Pennsic. He is also known to be an archer. For these and more, Their Majesties did Award him Arms. Scroll by Gesa von Wellenstein.

Their Majesties next sought Lady Rose O'Tierrany. Her skill in the scribal arts has grown much over the past few years and she has created many scrolls for both her barony and the Kingdom. For this she was added to the rolls of the Order of the Sycamore. Scroll by Arianna of Wynthrope.

In the evening. Joined by Their Excellencies Brandubh and Hilderun, Baron and Baroness of the Debatable Lands:

Their Majesties gave leave to Their Excellencies to hold Baronial court.

Their Majesties invited all those who were attending their first Royal Court to attend Them. They gave mugs made by the artisans of the Kingdom to the newcomers and invited them all to drink in good health and enjoy the society and all it has to offer.

Their Majesties next gave leave to Their Silver Buccle Herald, jorundr hinn rotinn, to perform some heraldic business. Baron Brandubh O'Donnghaile, Sigil Herald was called to present himself. Baron Brandubh has served as Sigil Herald to the last 3 Silver Buccles, and has aided the College of Arms immensely, however it was now time that he be allowed to step down from that office and take a much deserved break. Thus Baron Arias Beltran del Valle was called to present himself. Baron Arias did agree to take up that office and serve the Æthelmearc College of Heralds as Sigil Herald, the Senior Deputy Herald.

Their Majesties next inducted Katrina Beese into the Order of the Silver Alce in absentia for her pursuit of the fencing arts and archery. Promissory Scroll by Arianna of Wynthrope.

Their Majesties next sought Lemony of the Debatable Lands. She has also been shooting archery and fencing. Their Majesties found this to be a good thing, and so inducted her into Their Order of the Silver Alce. Promissory Scroll by Arianna of Wynthrope.

Their Majesties next summoned before Them a sacrifice. Baron Arias Beltran del Valle had a recent track record of being the kind of person who volunteers for things so he was volunteered. Their Majesties next invited the youth assembled to join Them. They instructed the sacrifice to take the toy box to the back of court and assist the youth in taking goodies.

Their Majesties next invited Their Thrown Weapons Champion, THLord Kumagaya Kentarou Masamoto, to discuss the tournament he held to determine his successor. There were many fine throwers on the field that day, including one who was throwing for the first time, yet still managed to be the only person to successfully attack the enemy camp, Phil of Misty Highlands. However in the end there could only be one victor, Tristan of Gryffyn's Keep, who was named Kingdom Thrown Weapons Champion and invested with the regalia of the office, as well as was presented with a prize pouch containing coins from the Moneyer's Guild, and was invited to join the Royal Court. The Scroll is a scribal west production featuring Nichola Beese, Sorcha MacKenzie, and Graidhne ni Ruaidh.

Their Majesties next invited THLady Kathyrn Täntzel, who ran the tournament to determine the new Archery Champion for Lord Rónán Ó Conaill, who could not attend the event, to speak about the tournament. Of the many fine archers on the field one proved to have the finest aim of the day, Yakub al-Musafir was named Archery Champion and invested with the regalia of that office, as well as was presented with a prize pouch containing coins from the Moneyer's Guild, and was invited to take his place among the champions. The Scroll is a scribal west production featuring Nichola Beese and Graidhne ni Ruaidh.

Mistress Graidhne ni Ruaidh and THLady Nichola Beese were invited to conduct some personal business in Their Majesties Court. Mistress Graidhne spoke about how THLady Nichola does all the things and wants to learn all the things so she placed a woven belt that was green on one side and yellow on the other around her waist and named THLady Nichola her apprentice.

Their Majesties next summoned Niall Mac Raedwulf to appear before Them. Niall is an archer who also serves by assisting with setting up and moving things for events, he has also assisted with streaming courts so the those that can not attend them in person can still participate. For this did Their Majesties feel moved to Award him Arms. Scroll by Gesa von Wellenstein.

Their Majesties next Awarded Arms, somewhat in absentia, to Reinhard Regenbogen as while not personally present he was able to attend Court through the previously mentioned streaming of Lord Niall. Reinhard has served his Barony as a webminister, and he sings with the Debatable Choir and at bardic circles. Scroll illuminated by Robaird Michael Patrick Timothy James O'Suilleabhainn with calligraphy by Liadin ní Chléirigh na Coille and words by Lijsbet Hoefman.

Their Majesties next Awarded Arms in absentia to Lartia Cerva. She helps with parade demos, works with needle and thread as well as weaving and other fiber arts. Scroll by Mary Elizabeth Clason.

Their Majesties next sought Scheiny of Dalhraidia. Scheiny is an enthusiastic weaver and member of the fiber guild, and has been active during the online meetings. For this They Awarded her Arms. Scroll by Murdia Drusilla Vellia Portia.

Their Majesties next summoned Finé Failain to attend Them. Finé has been shooting archery, making hats, and making garb, Their Majesties are pleased by this and so did Award her Arms. Scroll by Arianna of Wynthrope.

Their Majesties next summoned Turlough Feolain to appear before Them. Turlough has been spotted shooting archery, brewing mead, and doing woodworking, these are skills Their Majesties like in Their populace. Thus did They Award him Arms. Scroll by Arianna of Wynthrope.

His Majesty addressed the populace and spoke of how for each of the Award of Arms that had just been given someone wrote a letter recommending them to Their Majesties, and He asked that everyone be on the lookout for those that deserve awards and write letters about them.

Their Majesties next inducted Lady Vika Vyborgskaia in the Order of the Cornelian in absentia for her constant courtesy and encouragement of new MOLs and her work in developing the Debatable Lands Stellar Tournaments. The scroll is a Scribal West production featuring Nichola Beese and Edana the Red.

Their Majesties bade Master Jussi Laplein, who was performing the service of delivering Their Majesties words to his Lady, stay with Them for a little longer. Master Jussi performs many services that go beyond his duties as a member of the Order of the Chivalry, he assists with setting up and tearing down the MOL tables and tournament lists, he trains new fighters and works with our youth fighters. For this did Their Majesties induct him into Their Order of the Keystone. Scroll by Forveleth Dunde.

Their Majesties called for Lady Astrid of Helios Fury to appear before Them. Lady Astrid has been helping as a retainer and as a water bearer at Pennsic for quite some time. These actions please Their Majesties and so They were moved to add her to the rolls of Their Order of the Keystone. Scroll by Ekaterina Volkova.

Their Majesties next called for Lord Patrokles Athenaios. His skills as a heavy fighter have been growing and he has performed well on the field, thus Their Majesties were pleased to name him a Companion of the Golden Alce. Scroll by Helena Mutzhasen.

Their Majesties called for Lady Catherine O'Herlihy to present herself before Them. Lady Catherine is known for assisting in many ways. she retains and she water bears at Pennsic. She has even run Water Point at Pennsic, even with a broken bone. Their Majesties had heard much from Her from a certain group, and so did induct Lady Catherine into Their Order of the Millrind. The Scroll is a Scribal West production featuring Nichola Beese, Aurelia Argentia Prima, Graidhne ni Ruaidh and Armiger Sebastian.

THLady Muigheal ingean Dubhghaill was summoned by Their Majesties to present herself before Them. Helpful is her middle name. She exemplifies Service with a smile, and leadership that causes others to follow along. She makes events happen such as Their Majesties previous Crown and Æthelmearc Twenty Year, and Their last Coronation. For this Their Majesties were pleased to make her a Baroness of Their Court. Scroll by Rachel Dalicieux.

Her Majestiy wished to speak to Phil of Misty Highlands. Though this was his first event he tried all the things and was a joy to behold his discoveries. For this did Her Majesty name him Her inspiration for the day and award him a Golden Escarbuncle.

Their Majesties invited all the scribes, guards, and retainers who made court happen to present themselves. Their Majesties then presented them all with payment in the form of coins from the Moneyer's Guild.

Their Majesties thanked everybody who attended and made the event happen, and invited those that could to attend other events that Their Majesties would be attending, such as Tavern Brawl next week where the Kingdom Arts and Sciences competition will be held, Corn Maze, and Gulf Wars.

Here closes the court of Their Majesties.