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Results

Count Robert vs Sir Buqu: Victor Sir Buqu

Count Robert Magnus was eliminated

 

Duke Béla vs HRM of The West for the bye: Victor HRM of The West

Duke Béla Kós fighting for Mistress Nerissa Della Badessa

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VERSUS

 

Sir Uighur-un Buqu Fighting For The Honorable Lady Johanna Morganstern

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As all three fighters had one loss and a bye, Her Royal Majesty randomly drew the bye.

 

Count Robert vs Sir Buqu

Duke Béla has the bye

Duke Béla vs Sir Buqu: Victor Sir Buqu

Count Robert vs Sir Falnor for the bye: Victor Count Robert

Semi-Finals will proceed thusly:

Duke Bela vs Sir Buqu

Count Robert has the bye

 

Round 6 Results:

 

Count Robert vs Sir Griffith: Victor Count Robert

Sir Buqu vs Sir Bardolf: Victor Sir Buqu

Duke Béla vs HRM of The West for the bye: Victor HRM of The West

 

Round 6 will proceed thusly:

 

Count Robert vs Sir Griffith

Sir Buqu vs Sir Bardolf

Duke Béla has the bye

 

Round 5 Results:

 

Duke Béla vs Count Robert: Victor Duke Béla

 

Sir Bardolf vs Sir Finn: Victor Sir Bardolf

Sir Finn ua Briain was eliminated

Sir Buqu vs Sir Griffith: Victor Sir Buqu

 

 

Round 5 will proceed thusly:

 

Duke Béla vs Count Robert

Sir Bardolf vs Sir Finn

Sir Buqu vs Sir Griffith

 

Round 4 Results:

 

Count Robert vs Baron Estavon: Victor Count Robert

Sir Bardolf vs Sir Griffith: Victor Sir Griffith

Duke Béla vs Count Giovanni: Victor Duke Béla

Sir Felix vs Sir Finn: Victor Sir Finn

Sir Buqu vs HRM of The West for the bye: Victor HRM of The West

 

Round 4 will proceed thusly:

 

Count Robert vs Baron Estavon

Sir Bardolf vs Sir Griffith

Duke Béla vs Count Giovanni

Sir Felix vs Sir Finn

Sir Buqu has the bye

 

Round 3 Results:

 

 

Sir Felix vs Sir Griffith: Victor Sir Griffith

 

Count Robert vs THL Sebastiaen: Victor Count Robert

The Honorable Lord Sebastiaen Bastoen was eliminated

Sir Bardolf vs THL Cristiane: Victor Sir Bardolf

 The Honorable Lady Cristiane Woayde was eliminated

Baron Estavon vs Lord Gunnie: Victor Baron Estavon

 Lord Gunnolfr Grimsson was eliminated

Sir Buqu vs Sir Finn: Victor Sir Finn

 

Count Giovanni vs Lord Khal: Victor Count Giovanni

Lord Khal Gan was eliminated 

Duke Béla vs Sir Thorvald: Victor Duke Béla

 Sir Thorvald Valdkrig was eliminated

 

Round 3 will proceed thusly:

 

Sir Felix vs Sir Griffith

Count Robert vs THL Sebastiaen

Sir Bardolf vs THL Cristiane

Baron Estavon vs Lord Gunnie

Sir Buqu vs Sir Finn

Count Giovanni vs Lord Khal

Duke Béla vs Sir Thorvald

 

Round 2 Results:

 

 

Baron Estavon vs Lady Gianina: Victor Baron Estavon

Lady Gianina the Wanderer was eliminated

 

Sir Bardolf vs Hagen: Victor Sir Bardolf

Hagen Flusspferd was eliminated

 

Lord Khal vs Lord Séamus: Victor Lord Khal

Lord Séamus O'Súileabhán was eliminated

 

Sir Thorvald vs Sir Griffith: Victor Sir Griffith

   

Sir Felix vs THL Cristiane: Victor Sir Felix

   

Count Robert vs Dominus Albinus: Victor Count Robert

Dominus Tiberius Aurelius Albinus was eliminated

 

Duke Béla vs Sir Finn: Victor Duke Béla

   

THL Sebastiaen vs THL Paul: Victor THL Sebastiaen

The Honorable Lord Paul Jameson of Sutton was eliminated

 

Count Giovanni vs Sir Buqu: Victor Sir Buqu

   

Lord Gunnie vs Sir Falnor for the bye: Victor Sir Falnor

   

 

Round 2 will proceed thusly:

 

 

Baron Estavon vs Lady Gianina

Sir Bardolf vs Hagen

Lord Khal vs Lord Séamus

Sir Thorvald vs Sir Griffith

Sir Felix vs THL Cristiane

Count Robert vs Dominus Albinus

Duke Béla vs Sir Finn

THL Sebastiaen vs THL Paul

Count Giovanni vs Sir Buqu

Lord Gunnie has the bye (Sir Falnor)

 

 Round 1 Results:

 

Duke Béla vs Hagen: Victor Duke Béla

Sir Bardolf vs Lord Séamus: Victor Sir Bardolf

Sir Felix vs Lady Gianina: Victor Sir Felix

Count Robert vs Lord Gunnie: Victor Count Robert

Sir Buqu vs Dominus Albinus: Victor Sir Buqu

Sir Griffith vs Lord Khal: Victor Sir Griffith

Sir Finn vs THL Sebastiaen: Victor Sir Finn

Count Giovanni vs Baron Estavon: Victor Count Giovanni

Sir Thorvald vs THL Paul: Victor Sir Thorvald

THL Cristiane vs  for the bye: Victor Bye Fighter

 

 

Round 1 will proceed thusly:

 

Duke Béla vs Hagen

Sir Bardolf vs Lord Séamus

Sir Felix vs Lady Gianina

Count Robert vs Lord Gunnie

Sir Buqu vs Dominus Albinus

Sir Griffith vs Lord Khal

Sir Finn vs THL Sebastiaen

Count Giovanni vs Baron Estavon

Sir Thorvald vs THL Paul

THL Cristiane has the bye

 

The bye is non-destructive, she faces His Majesty of the West

Welcome from beautiful Caer Galen. Todays Crown Tournament will be fought two out of three fights, with double elimination as the format. 

 

Round 1 is a challenge round chosen via order of precedence, it is destructive.

Here are todays entrants:

 

 

Duke Béla Kós Fights For Mistress Nerissa Della Badessa

Count Giovanni di Sienna Fights For 

Duchess Cainnleach Uiseir of Glendalough

Count Robert Magnus Fights For Countess Magge Magnus

Sir Thorvald Valdkrig Fights For Mistress Thorhalla Bjarnadottir

Sir Uighur-un Buqu Fights For The Honorable Lady Johanna Morganstern

Sir Felix Sniumi Fights For Lady Alexandra Valtakis

Sir Bardolf Gunwaldtsson Fights For Mistress Sabiha al-Zarqa’ al-Karakiyya

Sir Griffith Atte Dernedyngle Fights For Lady Marija Zuzoric

Sir Finn ua Briain Fights For Baroness Çinara Ybarra

The Honorable Lord Sebastiaen Bastoen Fights For Mistress Jeanne-Marie Dubois

The Honorable Lady Cristiane Woayde Fights For Sir Raymond the Quiet

The Honorable Lord Paul Jameson of Sutton Fights For Baroness Mael mide ingenDomnaill

Baron Estavon de la Vega Fights For Lady Anneka Mikaelsdóttir

Lord Khal Gan Fights For Lady Saikhan Nasan

Lady Gianina the Wanderer Fights For The Honorable Lord Nicolae cel Rares

Dominus Tiberius Aurelius Albinus Fights For Baroness Diana of Llanberris

Lord Séamus O'Súileabhán Fights For Lady Amice De Clara

Lord Gunnolfr Grimsson Fights For Lady Elizabeth Bakere

Hagen Flusspferd Fights For Lady Leticia Attewode

 

Sir Griffith fought with much honor and took Sir Iohann to the limits, winning the first 2 of 3 and taking Iohann to one each... but Sir Iohann was victorious in the final battle.

 

Our Outlands Prince and Princess

 

Sir Iohann der Fuchs and Lady Martine de la Rochelle

Final Round

 

Sir Griffith atte Dernedyngle

 

VS

 

Sir Iohann der Fuchs

 

Sir Iohann is undefeated, Sir Griffith will have to beat Sir Iohann twice in a 2 out of 3.

 

It will be weapon of choice for all of the final round.

Round 7 results:

Sir Alexander vs Sir Griffith: Victor Sir Griffith

Sir Alexander MacAndrew was eliminated

 

Duke Walrick vs Sir Iohann: Victor Sir Iohann

Duke Walrick de Blakeney was eliminated

Round 7, Axe 5’ and under, will proceed thusly:

 

Sir Alexander vs Sir Griffith

Duke Walrick vs Sir Iohann

 

Round 6 results:

 

Sir Alexander vs Sir Falnor : Victor Sir Alexander

Sir Falnor Lakemierr was eliminated

 

Sir Griffith vs Sir Iohann: Victor Sir Iohann

 

Duke Walrick vs Duke Jaxx: Victor Duke Walrick

Duke Jaxartes Tigris Generalis was eliminated

Round 6, weapon of choice, will proceed thusly:

 

Sir Alexander vs Sir Falnor 

Sir Griffith vs Sir Iohann

Duke Walrick vs Duke Jaxx

 

Round 5 results:

 

Duke Walrick vs Sir Griffith: Victor Sir Griffith

 

Sir Buqu vs Sir Iohann: Victor Sir Iohann

Sir Uighur-un Buqu was eliminated

 

Sir Bardolf vs Sir Falnor : Victor Sir Falnor 

Sir Bardolf Gundwaldtsson was eliminated

 

Count Robert vs Sir Alexander: Victor Sir Alexander

Count Robert Magnus was eliminated

 

Duke Jaxx vs Master Hawk: Victor Duke Jaxx

Master Hawk Rill was eliminated

Round 5, 6’ spear, thrusts only, will proceed thusly:

 

Duke Walrick vs Sir Griffith

Duke Jaxx vs Master Hawk

Sir Bardolf vs Sir Falnor 

Sir Buqu vs Sir Iohann

Count Robert vs Sir Alexander

 

Round 4 results:

 

Master Hawk vs Lord Thorgrimr: Victor Master Hawk

Lord Thorgrimr of Rivenoak was eliminated

 

Sir Falnor  vs Dominus Tiberius: Victor Sir Falnor 

Dominus Tiberius Aurelius Albinus was eliminated

 

Count Robert vs Sir Iohann: Victor Sir Iohann

 

Duke Jaxx vs Count Giovanni: Victor Duke Jaxx

Count Giovanni di Sienna was eliminated

 

Sir Bardolf vs Sir Alexander: Victor Sir Alexander

 

Duke Walrick vs Sir Rowland: Victor Duke Walrick

Sir Rowland de Grey of Lincolnshire was eliminated

 

Sir Griffith vs Lord Seamus: Victor Sir Griffith

Lord Seamus Suileabhan was eliminated

 

Sir Buqu vs Dreaded Bye Fighter for the bye: Victor Dreaded Bye Fighter

Round 4, weapon of choice, will proceed thusly:

 

Master Hawk vs Lord Thorgrimr

Sir Falnor  vs Dominus Tiberius

Count Robert vs Sir Iohann

Duke Jaxx vs Count Giovanni

Sir Bardolf vs Sir Alexander

Duke Walrick vs Sir Rowland

Sir Griffith vs Lord Seamus

Sir Buqu has the bye, the bye is non-destructive.

 

Round 3 results:

 

Sir Iohann vs Sir Adrien: Victor Sir Iohann

Sir Adrien de Calais was eliminated

 

 

Duke Walrick vs Dominus Tiberius: Victor Duke Walrick

Sir Alexander vs Sir Falnor : Victor Sir Falnor

Sir Bardolf vs Lord Thorgrimr: Victor Sir Bardolf

Count Robert vs Lord Seamus: Victor Count Robert

 

 

Duke Jaxx vs Sir Decimus: Victor Duke Jaxx

Sir Decimus Modius Varro was eliminated

 

Sir Buqu vs Lady Kata: Victor Sir Buqu

Lady Kata Utamr Geirr was eliminated

 

Sir Griffith vs Lord Ilo: Victor Sir Griffith

Lord Ilo de Faux was eliminated

 

Sir Rowland vs Master Hawk: Victor Master Hawk

 

Count Giovanni vs Lady Gianina: Victor Count Giovanni

Lady Gianina the Wanderer was eliminated

Round 3, combatants fighting two weapons will proceed thusly:

 

 

Sir Iohann vs Sir Adrien

Duke Walrick vs Dominus Tiberius

Sir Alexander vs Sir Falnor 

Sir Bardolf vs Lord Thorgrimr

Count Robert vs Lord Seamus

Duke Jaxx vs Sir Decimus

Sir Buqu vs Lady Kata

Sir Griffith vs Lord Ilo

Sir Rowland vs Master Hawk

Count Giovanni vs Lady Gianina

 

Round 2 results:

 

Sir Decimus vs Sir Griffith: Victor Sir Griffith

Sir Adrien vs Lord Seamus: Victor Lord Seamus

Sir Buqu vs Sir Bardolf: Victor Sir Bardolf

Duke Walrick vs Sir Falnor : Victor Duke Walrick

Master Hawk vs Dominus Tiberius: Victor Dominus Tiberius

Count Giovanni vs Sir Rowland: Victor Sir Rowland

Count Robert vs Lady Gianina: Victor Count Robert

Sir Iohann vs Lord Ilo: Victor Sir Iohann

Lady Kata vs Lord Thorgrimr: Victor Lord Thorgrimr

Duke Jaxx vs Sir Alexander: Victor Sir Alexander

 

Round 2, Weapon of Choice, will proceed thusly:

 

Sir Decimus vs Sir Griffith

Sir Adrien vs Lord Seamus

Sir Buqu vs Sir Bardolf

Duke Walrick vs Sir Falnor 

Master Hawk vs Dominus Tiberius

Count Giovanni vs Sir Rowland

Count Robert vs Lady Gianina

Sir Iohann vs Lord Ilo

Lady Kata vs Lord Thorgrimr

Duke Jaxx vs Sir Alexander

 

Round 1 results:

 

Duke Walrick vs Lord Seamus: Victor Duke Walrick

Duke Jaxx vs Count Giovanni: Victor Count Giovanni

Count Robert vs Lord Thorgrimr: Victor Count Robert

Sir Alexander vs Sir Griffith: Victor Sir Alexander

Sir Buqu vs Sir Bardolf: Victor Sir Bardolf

Sir Rowland vs Sir Iohann: Victor Sir Rowland

Master Hawk vs Sir Decimus: Victor Sir Decimus

Sir Adrien vs Lord Ilo: Victor Sir Adrien

Sir Falnor  vs Dominus Tiberius: Victor Sir Falnor 

Lady Gianina vs Lady Kata: Victor Lady Kata

 

Round 1 is a single sword, best 2 of 3, non-destructive. It will proceed thusly:

 

 

Duke Walrick vs Lord Seamus

Duke Jaxx vs Count Giovanni

Count Robert vs Lord Thorgrimr

Sir Alexander vs Sir Griffith

Sir Buqu vs Sir Bardolf

Sir Rowland vs Sir Iohann

Master Hawk vs Sir Decimus

Sir Adrien vs Lord Ilo

Sir Falnor  vs Dominus Tiberius

Lady Gianina vs Lady Kata

 

Todays Crown Tournament will be fought two out of three fights, with double elimination as the format. 

Each round will have a specific weapon style. Round 1 is a challenge round chosen via order of precedence, it is non-destructive.

 

Here are today’s entrants.

 

Duke Walrick de Blakeney Fights For Duchess Cecilia Mowebray

Duke Jaxartes Tigris Generalis Fights For Countess Anna Mactaggart

Count Giovanni di Sienna Fights For Duchess Cainnleach Uiseir of Glenalough

Count Robert Magnus Fights For Countess Magge Magnus

Sir Alexander MacAndrew Fights For Grainne ingean ui William

Sir Uighur-un Buqu Fights For THL Johanna Morganstern

Sir Bardolf Gundwaldtsson Fights For Mistress Sabiha Al-Zarqa Al-Karakiyya

Sir Rowland de Grey of Lincolnshire Fights For Mistress Ymanya Murray

Master Hawk Rill Fights For Sir Adrien de Calais

Sir Griffith atte Dernedyngle Fights For Lady Marija Zuzoric

Sir Iohann der Fuchs Fights For Lady Martine de la Rochelle

Sir Decimus Modius Varro Fights For Mistress Maimuna al-Bukhariyya

Sir Adrien de Calais Fights For Master Hawk Rill

Sir Falnor Lakemierr Fights For Lady Kata Utamr Geirr

Lady Gianina the Wanderer Fights For Dominus Tiberius Aurelius Albinus

Lady Kata Utamr Geirr Fights For Sir Falnor Lakemierr

Dominus Tiberius Aurelius Albinus Fights For Lady Gianina the Wanderer

Lord Thorgrimr of Rivenoak Fights For Lady Kata of Rivenoak

Lord Ilo de Faux Fights For Lady Gwenlyn Aldwyn

Lord Seamus Suileabhan Fights For Lady Amice de Clara

 

The Kingdom Webminister must support the day to day email and website needs for the Kingdom of the Outlands. You must be familiar with maintaining listservs, programming in PHP/MySQL, and maintaining complex CMS web sites using all common CMS systems, including Joomla, Wordpress, Concrete5, and Drupal, to name a few. You must be capable of maintaining domains and domain services from a control panel backend. You should be skilled in migrating Wordpress and Joomla web sites from one server to another. You should be familiar with PHP/MySQL forms processing and PHPMyadmin database management. You must be familiar with Google Analytics and Google Admin Tools for Non-profits. You will be responsible for maintaining email addresses for multiple domains. You should be familiar with SEO and be able to generate XML site maps.
 
In addition to Kingdom duties, you will also be responsible to support Local Webministers and teach classes at StagsCon. You will write articles for the Kingdom Newsletter, promoting, teaching, and informing people of the importance and power of a web presence. You must also encourage and help Local Groups and Kingdom Officers to maintain and grow their web presence. You must read and respond to reports from Local Groups. You will report to the SCA Webminister and Kingdom Seneschal on a monthly or no less than a quarterly basis. You must write a State of the Web Report for each incoming Crown.
 
If you are interested in serving your Kingdom in a meaningful way and have the skills to promote and maintain our web services, please send your resume with relevant experience to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a CC: to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by April 3,2019 for consideration.

URGENT NOTICE: At this time we ask that no new attendees come to Estrella War. It is not a difficult decision to want our guests safe.

This is subject to change if and when the site dries out. At this time, if you have people here and can get them offsite, you are welcome and encouraged to do so.

If you are already onsite you are welcome to stay. We ask the following:

PLEASE CHECK TENT TO TENT FOR THE PEOPLE IN YOUR CAMP. The red barn remains open. If your people are compomised and unsafe, please bring them to the red barn!

More information to come as we have more to share.

The Mains and Staff of Estrella XXXV

Greetings!

The Battlemoor web site has been successfully moved to the Kingdom servers and is back up and running.

Sorry for any inconvenience.

Respectfully; in Service and Fealty,
THL Mathom the Malcontent
Outlands Kingdom Webminister

We are moving the Battlemoor site - it will be back up shortly!

Thanks for your patience!

Mathom, Kingdom Webminister

The Battlemoor site will be undergoing maintenance and may be offline for a while.

The site will be back up soon. Watch this thread for updates.

Respectfully,
Mathom the Malcontent
Outlands Kingdom Webminister

The Crown is searching for a new Kingdom Arts & Sciences Officer. The position manages all Arts & Sciences activities for the Kingdom. Duties include: Responsible for fostering the study of period culture and technology and methods for producing historically accurate artifacts and performances, coordinates the efforts of local Arts and Sciences (A&S) officers and promotes the dissemination of accurate information about the fields of study. It is also the responsibility of the Minister of Arts and Sciences to organize Kingdom A&S events and help organize demonstrations, exhibitions, competitions, classes, and/or workshops. The position takes approximately 5-10 hours per week, mostly evenings. Must have a quick means of communication via phone and email, and internet access. Deadline for application is February 22, 2019.
 
Interested persons are requested to submit letter of application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Crown is searching for a new Kingdom Seneschal. The position manages all administrative duties for the Kingdom. Duties include: Coordination of all Kingdom Officers; Provides support and interpretation to Crown on Kingdom Law and potential changes to Law; Provides clear and consistent communication to Crown, Kingdom Officers, Seneschals and the populace; Manages Kingdom events and the Kingdom Calendar; Coordinates all Background Checks; Oversees the offices of Chatelaine, Media Relations, Waiver Secretary, Social Media and Youth Officer; Serves as a member of Kingdom Financial Committee, and many other duties. The position takes approximately 15-20 hours per week, mostly evenings. Must have a quick means of communication via phone and email, and internet access.

 

Interested persons are requested to submit letter of application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All letters are due no later than February 17th

Winner of the 2018 Outlands Crown Tournament

 

Count Hrorek Wolfson whom fought for Countess Slaine inghean Ui Sheanain

Jarl Hrorek Wolfson vs Sir Bardolf Gundwaldtsson

 

Jarl Hrorek is undefeated

 

Sir Bardolf will need to win 2 rounds, best 2 of 3 to be victorious.

Sir Thorvald vs Sir Bardolf: Victor Sir Bardolf

 

Sir Thorvald Valdkrig was eliminated

 

 

Jarl Hrorek vs Sir Griffith: Victor Jarl Hrorek

 

Sir Griffith atte Dernedyngle was eliminated

 

 

NEXT UP, FINALS!!!

Round 7 will proceed thusly:

 

 

Sir Thorvald vs Sir Bardolf

Jarl Hrorek vs Sir Griffith

 

 

Sir Thorvald vs Sir Griffith: Victor Sir Thorvald

 

 

Jarl Kolgrimr vs Sir Bardolf: Victor Sir Bardolf

 

 

Jarl Hrorek vs Dreaded Bye Fighter for the bye: Victor Jarl Hrorek

 

Round 6 will proceed thusly:

 

 

Sir Thorvald vs Sir Griffith

Jarl Kolgrimr vs Sir Bardolf

 

 

Jarl Hrorek has the bye

 

Sir Thorvald vs Sir Taver: Victor Sir Thorvald

 

Sir Faolan MacEwan Taver was eliminated

 

 

Sir Bardolf vs Sir Griffith: Victor Sir Griffith

 

 

Jarl Hrorek vs Jarl Kolgrimr: Victor Jarl Hrorek

Round 5 will proceed thusly:

 

 

Sir Thorvald vs Sir Taver

Sir Bardolf vs Sir Griffith

Jarl Hrorek vs Jarl Kolgrimr

 

 

Sir Thorvald vs Sir Felix: Victor Sir Thorvald

 

Sir Felix Sniumi was eliminated

 

 

Jarl Kolgrimr vs Sir Taver: Victor Jarl Kolgrimr

 

 

Sir Buqu vs Sir Griffith: Victor Sir Griffith

 

Sir Uighur-un Buqu was eliminated

 

 

Duke Walrick vs Sir Bardolf: Victor Sir Bardolf

 

Duke Walrick de Blakeney was eliminated

 

 

Count Giovanni vs Jarl Hrorek: Victor Jarl Hrorek

 

Count Giovanni di Sienna was eliminated

 

 

 

Round 4 will proceed thusly:

 

 

Sir Thorvald vs Sir Felix

Jarl Kolgrimr vs Sir Taver

Sir Buqu vs Sir Griffith

Duke Walrick vs Sir Bardolf

Count Giovanni vs Jarl Hrorek

 

 

Jarl Hrorek vs Sir Felix: Victor Jarl Hrorek

 

 

Jarl Kolgrimr vs Sir Adrien: Victor Jarl Kolgrimr

 

Sir Adrien de Calais was eliminated

 

 

Sir Buqu vs Sir Taver: Victor Sir Taver

 

 

Sir Thorvald vs Lord GunnolfR: Victor Sir Thorvald

 

Lord GunnolfR Grimsson was eliminated

 

 

 

Sir Bardolf vs THL Falnor: Victor Sir Bardolf

 

THL Falnor Lakemeirr was eliminated

 

 

Duke Jaxx vs Sir Griffith: Victor Sir Griffith

 

Duke Darius of Jaxartes was eliminated

 

 

Duke Walrick vs Sir Decimus: Victor Duke Walrick

 

Sir Decimus Modius Varro was eliminated

 

 

Count Giovanni vs Dreaded Bye Fighter for the bye: Victor Count Giovanni

Round 3 will proceed thusly:

 

 

Jarl Hrorek vs Sir Felix

Jarl Kolgrimr vs Sir Adrien

Sir Buqu vs Sir Taver

Sir Thorvald vs Lord GunnolfR

Sir Bardolf vs THL Falnor

Duke Jaxx vs Sir Griffith

Duke Walrick vs Sir Decimus

 

 

 

 

Count Giovanni has the bye

 

Lady Gianina vs Lord GunnolfR: Victor Lord GunnolfR

 

Lady Gianina the Wanderer was eliminated

 

 

THL Christiane vs THL Falnor: Victor THL Falnor

 

THL Cristiane Woayde was eliminated

 

 

Duke Walrick vs Jarl Hrorek: Victor Jarl Hrorek

 

 

Count Giovanni vs Jarl Kolgrimr: Victor Jarl Kolgrimr

 

 

Sir Thorvald vs Sir Buqu: Victor Sir Buqu

 

 

Sir Adrien vs Baron Estavon: Victor Sir Adrien

 

Baron Estavon de la Vega was eliminated

 

 

Duke Jaxx vs Sir Bardolf: Victor Sir Bardolf

 

 

Sir Felix vs Master Hawk: Victor Sir Felix

 

Master Hawk Rill Hunnybun was eliminated

 

 

Sir Griffith vs Dominus Albinus: Victor Sir Griffith

 

Dominus Tiberius Aurelius Albinus was eliminated

 

 

Sir Taver vs Lord Ronan: Victor Sir Taver

 

Lord Ronan na f-Fiacal mac Conaill was eliminated

 

 

Master Adam vs Sir Decimus: Victor Sir Decimus

 

Master Adam Carmychel was eliminated

 

 

Round 2 will proceed thusly:

 

Duke Walrick vs Jarl Hrorek

Duke Jaxx vs Sir Bardolf

Count Giovanni vs Jarl Kolgrimr

Sir Thorvald vs Sir Buqu

Sir Felix vs Master Hawk

Master Adam vs Sir Decimus

Sir Griffith vs Dominus Albinus

Sir Taver vs Lord Ronan

Sir Adrien vs Baron Estavon

THL Christiane vs THL Falnor

Lady Gianina vs Lord GunnolfR

 

 

 

Jarl Kolgrimr vs Lord GunnolfR:

 

Victor Jarl Kolgrimr

Duke Walrick vs Dominus Albinus:

 

Victor Duke Walrick

Sir Bardolf vs Lord Ronan:

 

Victor Sir Bardolf

Sir Thorvald vs Lady Gianina:

 

Victor Sir Thorvald

Sir Buqu vs THL Falnor:

 

Victor Sir Buqu

Jarl Hrorek vs THL Christiane:

 

Victor Jarl Hrorek

Sir Felix vs Sir Adrien:

 

Victor Sir Felix

Count Giovanni vs Sir Decimus:

 

Victor Count Giovanni

Duke Jaxx vs Baron Estavon:

 

Victor Duke Jaxx

Master Hawk vs Sir Griffith:

 

Victor Sir Griffith

Master Adam vs Sir Taver:

 

Victor Sir Taver

 

 

Round 1 will proceed thusly:

 

 

Jarl Kolgrimr vs Lord GunnolfR

Duke Walrick vs Dominus Albinus

Sir Bardolf vs Lord Ronan

Sir Thorvald vs Lady Gianina

Sir Buqu vs THL Falnor

Jarl Hrorek vs THL Christiane

Sir Felix vs Sir Adrien

Count Giovanni vs Sir Decimus

Duke Jaxx vs Baron Estavon

Master Hawk vs Sir Griffith

Master Adam vs Sir Taver

 

Good Morning Outlands,

We are reporting live at the 2018 Outlands Fall Crown Tournament. The Barony of Aarquelle has provided a beautiful site and perfect fighting weather. We will have round by round updates as the list is announced. Todays Crown Tournament will be fought two out of three fights, with double elimination as the format.  The first round w, following rounds will be randomly selected.

Here are todays combatants:

Duke Walrick de Blakeney Fights For Duchess Cecilia Mowebray

Duke Darius of Jaxartes Fights For Countess Anna Mactaggart

Count Giovanni di Sienna Fights For Countess Gilliana Leigh Gallwey

Count J Hrorek Wolfson Fights For Countess Slaine inghean Ui Sheanain

Jarl Kolgrimr Olafsson Fights For Countess Kitta Ragnvaldsdottír

Sir Thorvald Valdkrig Fights For Mistress Thorhalla Bjarnadóttir

Sir Uighur-un Buqu Fights For THL Johanna Morganstern

Sir Felix Sniumi Fights For Lady Alexandra Orchestrina

Sir Bardolf Gundwaldtsson Fights For Mistress Sabiha Al-Zarqa Al-Karakiyya

Master Hawk Rill Hunnybun Fights For Mistress Nerissa Della Badessa

Master Adam Carmychel Fights For Sir Adrien de Calais

Sir Griffith atte Dernedyngle Fights For Lady Marija Zuzoric

Sir Faolan MacEwan Taver Fights For Lady Roana Campbell

Sir Decimus Modius Varro Fights For Mistress Maimuna al-Bukhariyya

Sir Adrien de Calais Fights For Master Adam Carmychel

THL Cristiane Woayde Fights For Master Jethro Stille

THL Falnor Lakemeirr Fights For Lady Kata Utamr Geirr

Baron Estavon de la Vega Fights For Lady Anneka Mikealsdottir of Hoglund

Lady Gianina the Wanderer Fights For Dominus Tiberius Aurelius Albinus

Lord Ronan na f-Fiacal mac Conaill Fights For Lady Illaria Joye

Dominus Tiberius Aurelius Albinus Fights For Lady Gianina the Wanderer

Lord GunnolfR Grimsson Fights For Duchess Cainnleach Uisser of Glendalough

 

JULY CHALLENGE - WHAT INSPIRES YOU!!!

Good day to all of the amazing artists and writers of the kingdom. Our newsletters across the realm need more articles and artwork from you. For the month of July's newsletter please submit articles or artwork about things that inspire you in the SCA.

Submit them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and I will make sure they are featured in your area's newsletter. One of each will be chosen to headline the Outlandish Herald this month. Please submit by July 1st, 2018.

Yours in Service,

Lady Anneka of Hoglund

Good News May 2018

Words from our local seneschals

Aarquelle – Seneschal: Generica McKenna
I Just got back from fighter practice. We had over 30 with about a dozen fighting. The last A&S had 26 in attendance. Our demo yesterday was a raging success and we had 2 new people at practice and a couple who are messaging like crazy to find out how to join. We're hosting Crown Tourney and have an A&S Fest, Harvest Fest, Viking Vinter and Spring A&S in the works. We've also agreed to combine Rapier Camp with Grace and Valor so we'll be holding out first joint event as a barony with Caerthe. Life is good in Aarquelle.
Upcoming Events:
- Sept 28-30: Rapier Camp
- Oct 13: A&S Demo
- Nov 24: Harvest Fest

al-Barran – Seneschal: Melodia Shaw
In al-Barran May means Outlandish. This years went well with over 500 for the first time in many years. We had two medical incidents, It has been years since we have had an ambulance on site but almost everyone reacted calmly and did as asked. The security team along with the Baronial guards were exemplary. Also the Outlandish site now has heated Showers.
Upcoming Events:
- July 20-22: Nock on Wood

Blackwater Keep – Seneschal: Devon
We continue to have monthly business meetings. We should be registered for the Peanut Valley Festival demo, we will be registered for the Roosevelt County Fair and already are for the Curry county fair.
We have decided to have a Raising of the Keep (not Razing) event Sept 20&21st. Lyra has volunteered to Autocrat this event for us.

Blaiddwyn – Seneschal: Sabiha al-Karakiyya
Blaiddwyn will be dormant for the summer, with activities starting again in mid-August.

Caer Galen – Seneschal: Rowena Colebrook
Caer Galen found new defenders for archery and equestrian at Condotierri.
We are almost ready to launch our new website with great excitement! It will have an events calendar, officers pages and links for newcomers.
Caer Galen is gearing up for Defender on June 30th at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. We will host our fencing and heavy tournaments to determine our new defender. There will be Quest for the Unicorn Horn, games and lots of pageantry.
Upcoming Events:
- June 30: Caer Galen Defender will be at Boulder County Fairgrounds

Caerthe Seneschal: Jeanne-Marie Oliver
Held two large events during the month of May. Spring Coronation and Condottiere. Both were well attended. We also had a demo at a local school that had a good number of our people including TE's make a showing.
The Collegi which is being held on the first thursday fighter practice has been well received. Hawk's Hollow Heralds office has conflict checked and sent in 25 local submissions. YAY! Heraldry! 
Our local A&S nights are being well attended
Upcoming Events:
- July 21-22: Science Faie
- October 6-7: Punkin Chuckin Festival
- January 5: 12th Night

Citadel of the Southern Pass - Seneschal: Aoife Ruadh inghean Ragnaill
From the May Officer Meeting:
Baron and Baroness gave opening remarks.  They thanked the populous for coming and all their support. The last couple of weeks have been very busy and the active members have all been very busy. Remember that Grand Outlandish is coming and we want to be a baronial presence.
Thank yous to those who attended the White Mountain demo  Baroness, Rita, Carlos, Holly and Heather.
Coronation attended by Their Excellencies and family and Lord Julian.
MayDay Baronial Day/Mother's Day in the park was well contributed. The weavers and spinners from Nahrun came down as well as fighters and folks from al Baran. Warmin did an outstanding lunch and Sir Roger and Sir Conrad (sorry, don't know new name) organized the fighting. 
Their Excellencies expressed the importance or award recommendations. The service and contributions of the members need to be brought to the attention of the Crown and the Landed Barons. The recommendation form is online from the kingdom page.
Brandon...   Business cards ready.  He discussed and demonstrated the new marketing approach and internet database. He is developing a newcomer portal to southernpass.org. he is also working on an interest database and officers will e able to access mailing lists.  Brandon suggested a practice demo on how to talk to people about the SCA. Also developing a Silver Key program to "work the crowd".
Jessa discussed a picture book as an educational tool.
Tues. fighter practice moved from private residence to Veteran's Park in the N.E.
Rapier practice on Wed. at MGS  gaming store
Upcoming Events:
- June 9 – 10: Soldier Con on Ft. Bliss
- Aug 24 – 26: Hastilude
- Oct 12 – 14: St Edrick’s

Draca Mor - Seneschal: Sæunn Hrafndóttir
Our little Shire has acquired three new members! We have spent several weekends supporting our new members by working on armor and garb. They will be ready to attend Battlemoor and will likely be able to fight. Please come by and welcome our newcomers at the Draca Mor camp at Battlemoor! 
We are having regular fighter practices and members continue to stay busy with A&S projects. We did host an A&S weekend on May 19th and 20th, in Glenwood Springs, for our newcomers, and existing members, to work on armor. And on the 28th we held a Basic Tunic Making Class.
Planning for STAG (Summer Tournament and Games) continues and a date has been set for August 25, 2018. This will be a Prize Tournament and will be held in Glenwood Springs.
Also, we have a new website! But no worries it still has the same name: http://draca-mor.org.
Upcoming Events:
- Aug 23: STAG –Summer Tournament & Games

Dragonsspine - Seneschal: Mary of Lyonshall
Upcoming Events:
- July 14: Pas d' Armes
- Aug 17: Archery Collegium
- Sep. 16: A Plesaunt Hunt
- Oct. 27: Dragonsspine A&S
- Nov. 3: Holiday Bazaar

Drygestan - Seneschal: Christine Bishop
We are having business as usual. Outlandish was great fun with a number of Drgestani attending. We are having regular A&S classes and Fighter Practices.

Fontaine dans Sable - Seneschal: Adriana Lopes de Rodas
Upcoming Events:
- August 31 through September 3: Warders of the Western Gate

Hawk’s Hollow - Seneschal: Eric Morrison of Thistlekeep
Things are going great these past two months. We are looking forward to St Sebastians, the Estes Demo, the Pirate Fest Demo, Battlemore, Northern Realms War. Lots of Archery practices.
Several members attended Coronation. Yukiko was admitted into the Order of the Stag and Chalice and Dougal (sp) was admittesd into the Legion of Gallantry. Members of the Canton competed for the ranged weapons Champions. Baron Mahoney won Warden, MasterDaffyd won Warden.
Upcoming Events:
- August 4: St. Sebastians’s
- September 6-9 4: Estes Irish/Scottish Festival
- September 16: Northglenn Pirate Fest Demo

Nahrun Kabirun - Seneschal: Hayate Tachibana
Group doing well. 
Knight marshall polling. (Oleg Swhinghammer)
Asked for Letters of intent for A&S officer and Seneschal
Upcoming Events:
- June 22-24: Clann Wars

Plattefordham - Seneschal: Zvir L'vov syn Gorin
Upcoming Events:
- June 19-24: Northern Realms war in Piedmont SD

Rio de las Animas - Seneschal: Geua filia Guy
Upcoming Events:
- June will be make tunics, tabards, and hoods.

Unser Hafen - Seneschal: Soren Thorvaldsson
We had a nice showing at Condottirri, where three members of the Barony received their Award of Arms. We are having regular archery practices and have one new member whom met our archers at a practice.
We moved fighter practice to the park. We also had a revel/ pot luck to help celebrate summer.
We are having an outdoor revel in the park to help welcome Summer. We will hold equestrian & Archery Champions at Condotierri, and Fencing along with the Heavy Champion along side Cear Galen's Champions in June.  
Our next official event will be over Labor Day, then in September we will have our annual Newcomers event

Windkeep - Seneschal: Ursula Sturlasdatter
We have had a few people contact us about seeing who and what we are. We have seen one new family at fighter practice and hope we are slowly beginning to grow.
Dance Class went okay, we had about 20 people show up and it was good day. We are planning a A&S day in September to do silk painting.

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Submitted by Gunwaldt
Deputy Kingdom Seneschal

Words from our local seneschals

Aarquelle – Seneschal: Generica McKenna
Aarquelle celebrated it's first birthday with a lovely little event. We chose our new martial Defenders. Fighter practice and A&S nights are well attended. Spring Defender went well.
Upcoming Events:
- Sept 28-30: Rapier Camp
- Oct 13: A&S Demo
- Nov 24: Harvest Fest

al-Barran – Seneschal: Melodia Shaw
Upcoming Events:
- May 24-28: Grand Outlandish
- July 20-22: Nock on Wood

Caer Galen – Seneschal: Rowena Colebrook
Caer Galen will have our first outdoor fighter practice of the season May 1st at Roosevelt park in Longmont.
Caer Galen is thriving with 5-10 new fencers showing up at fighter practice monthly. Heavy is also doing well with 5-8 fighters at practice. 
Caer Galen Defender is coming June 30th. It will be held as a day event at the Boulder County Fairgrounds with potential for public attendance from the local farmer's market. Unser Hafen has expressed interest in sharing their defender tournaments with us on that day. There will be merchants, games and artisan demos along with heavy and fencing tournaments.
Upcoming Events:
- June 30: Caer Galen Defender will be at Boulder County Fairgrounds

Citadel of the Southern Pass - Seneschal: Aoife Ruadh inghean Ragnaill
April was a bustle of activities and attendance at kingdom and regional events, such as the well-attended Bar Maids in Citadel’s sister Barony of Mons Tonitrus. In addition to normal baronial activities (archery, A&S, fighting, choir, clothiers guild and cooks guild), the group continues to work on a large May Day populace event, which serves as a chance to celebrate the Mothers of the barony, along with appreciation for our area/group and recognition for any departing members (military). Additionally, the barony attended the El Paso Comic-Con. Weekly baronial activities remain well-attended and steady. 
Chatelain, Lord Esteban de Leon stepped down at the end of this reporting cycle to prepare for entry into the Navy at the end of May. We wish him fair winds and following seas.
Upcoming Events:
- Aug 24 – 26: Hastilude

Draca Mor - Seneschal: Sæunn Hrafndóttir
We are having more regular fighter practices and members continue to stay busy with personal A&S projects. We held our yearly Demo at The Grand Junction Renaissance Faire, April 21 and 22, 2018, which was a success, we had fighter's join us from outlying areas and we did acquire some very interested new candidates.
We will be hosting and A&S weekend on May 19th and 20th, in Glenwood Springs, for our newcomers, and existing members, to work on armor, garb, etc.
We were able to acquire a bank account, which turned out to be quite the challenge. All banks now require all businesses and non-profits to have a Colorado State Certificate of Good Standing. After out Exchequer did a little research it was discovered that the SCA already has a Certificate of Good Standing in the State of Colorado.
Planning for STAG (Summer Tournament and Games) continues and a date has been set for August 25, 2018. This will be a Prize Tournament and will be held in Glenwood Springs.
Upcoming Events:
- Aug 23: STAG –Summer Tournament & Games

Dragonsspine - Seneschal: Mary of Lyonshall
Upcoming Events:
- May 20: May Day
- June 8-10: Baronial Champions
- July 14: Pas d' Armes
- Aug 17: Archery Collegium
- Sep. 16: A Plesaunt Hunt
- Oct. 27: Dragonsspine A&S
- Nov. 3: Holiday Bazaar

Drygestan - Seneschal: Christine Bishop
Things are going steady here in Drygestan. We are holding regular A&S Classes and Fighter Practices. Many of us had fun helping out at the Albuquerque Renisance Festival. We are looking forward to Outlandish and plans for the Santa Fe Renisance Festival are coming along.

Fontaine dans Sable - Seneschal: Adriana Lopes de Rodas
April celebrated the 1 year mark of Their Excellencies Lingorm and Anna Katherine tenure as our Baron and Baroness of Fontaine dans Sable.
Medieval Muster has officially been moved to Wednesdays at Lord Bogdan's home to enable more members of the populace to attend. Muster will continue to be from 6-8pm. 
Fontaine's new website is up and running. The new site is fontaine.outlands.org There are resources for award recommendations and links to important SCA information from the BOD.
May A&S Night will be held on May 16th at Lord Bogdan's home at 6 pm. Lady Mel will be teaching period plants and herbs.
Upcoming Events:
- August 31 through September 3: Warders of the Western Gate

Hawk’s Hollow - Seneschal: Eric Morrison of Thistlekeep
Upcoming Events:
- August 4: St. Sebastians’s

Nahrun Kabirun - Seneschal: Hayate Tachibana
Upcoming Events:
- June 22-24: Clann Wars

Plattefordham - Seneschal: Zvir L'vov syn Gorin
The group is good as a whole. We are preparing for Northern Realms War, and Here there be Dragons.
Upcoming Events:
- June 19-24: Northern Realms war in Piedmont SD

Rio de las Animas - Seneschal: Geua filia Guy
Upcoming Events:
- May 13 will be the Baron's tourney and mom's tea.
- June will be make tunics, tabards, and hoods.

Unser Hafen - Seneschal: Soren Thorvaldsson
Unser Hafen is chugging along, and we are getting ready to head outside for the summer. 
Our new loaner gear for the fencers has arrived. Our Knight Marshal is going through the heavy weapons loaner gear. New signs for the events have arrived and they look very nice. People will easily be able to find us.
Three members of our populace received their Award of Arms at Kingdom A&S. The new Kingdom A&S Champion is from Unser Hafen (as was the previous one). We have lots of fencers, and I think a new Archery Marshal. We have a volunteer for a new hospitaler. Brewers Feast was well received and the autocrats are already thinking of doing it again.
We are having an outdoor revel in the park to help welcome Summer. We will hold equestrian & Archery Champions at Condotierri, and Fencing along with the Heavy Champion along side Cear Galen's Champions in June.  
Our next official event will be over Labor Day, then in September we will have our annual Newcomers event

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Submitted by Gunwaldt
Deputy Kingdom Seneschal

The Board of Directors has requested commentary on revised wording for a new Mission Statement and Core Values Statement. The proposed wording is as follows:

Mission Statement

The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is an international non-profit volunteer educational organization.

SCA is devoted to the research and re-creation of pre-seventeenth century skills, arts, combat, and culture, employing knowledge of history to enrich the lives of participants through events, demonstrations, and other educational presentations and activities.

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SCA Statement of Core Values

In pursuing its mission, the SCA is committed to excellence in its programs and activities and to

act in accordance with the chivalric virtues of honor and service;

value and respect the worth and dignity of all individuals;

practice inclusiveness and respect pluralism and diversity;

promote a safe and respectful environment for all SCA events;

act with transparency, fairness, integrity and honesty;

be a responsible steward of SCA resources; and, be committed to maintaining the trust of its members and participants.

It is the expectation of the SCA that its members and participants, in all events and activities of the SCA, will conduct themselves in accordance with these tenets.

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Comments may also be emailed to comments at lists.sca.org. Please use “Mission/Core" in the subject line. Comments may also be mailed to the attention of ‘Attn: Mission/Core’, SCA, Inc., P.O. Box 360789, Milpitas, CA 95036-0789.

Commentary will be accepted until June 1, 2018.


Comments are strongly encouraged and can be sent to:
SCA Inc.
Box 360789
Milpitas,  CA 95036

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This announcement is an official informational release by the Society for Creative Anachronism , Inc.  Permission is granted to reproduce this announcement in its entirety in newsletters, websites and electronic mailing lists.

The Board of Directors is seeking commentary on the following policy proposal regarding hate speech and hate symbols.  

Advice is additionally being sought on whether to place this proposed amendment in (1) Corpora, which governs the SCA as a whole, including all kingdoms and Affiliates, or (2) the Corporate Policies, which govern only the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., not the Affiliates.

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The SCA bars the use of hate speech and hate symbols.  The use of such will be sanctioned. The SCA notes that not all offensive speech is hate speech and recommends that the dispute resolution process be applied in matters of suspected hate speech.

Hate speech is not tolerated in the Society.  Please report any instances of hate speech to your Kingdom Seneschal, the Society Seneschal or the President immediately.  For more information about hate speech and the reporting of same, please refer to the Bullying and Harassment Policy, which can be found in the Seneschal’s Handbook.

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Comments may also be emailed to comments at lists.sca.org. Please use “Hate Ban" in the subject line. Comments may also be mailed to the attention of ‘Attn: Mission/Core’, SCA, Inc., P.O. Box 360789, Milpitas, CA 95036-0789.

Commentary will be accepted until June 1, 2018.

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Statement from the Board regarding Hate Speech and Hate Symbols:

­­­­­­­­­­­­The Board recommends that the Kingdoms implementing a ban on individual symbols, such as the swastika, discuss this with the Kingdom populace to ensure such action best serves everyone.


Comments are strongly encouraged and can be sent to:
SCA Inc.
Box 360789
Milpitas,  CA 95036

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This announcement is an official informational release by the Society for Creative Anachronism , Inc.  Permission is granted to reproduce this announcement in its entirety in newsletters, websites and electronic mailing lists.

Good News March 2018

Words from our local seneschals

Aarquelle – Seneschal: Generica McKenna
Aarquelle is approaching it's first birthday (come to the party on April 28!) and we're looking at how well our processes have worked. 
Upcoming Events:
- April 28: Aarquelle Defender
- Sept 28: Rapier Camp
- Oct 13: A&S Demo
- Nov 24: Harvest Fest

al-Barran – Seneschal: Melodia Shaw
March had us running Crown tourney which went pretty well. We had a lot more people (272!) than expected show up causing us to run out of food for lunch. We are also planning for our upcoming events, GOT being the largest.
There is a change over of Seneschal for Blaiddwyn.  Mistress Sabiha will be assuming the role of seneschal for the college.
Upcoming Events:
- April 28: Albuquerque Renn Faire
- May 24-28: Grand Outlandish
- July 20-22: Nock on Wood

Blackwater Keep – Seneschal: Devon
We continue to hold our monthly group meeting and we have started to hold A&S meetings again. We are planning what activities we will participate in this year.

Bryngalou Seneschal: Kveldulfr Valbrandsson
Upcoming Events:
- May 12: May Day

Caer Galen – Seneschal: Rowena Colebrook
Upcoming Events:
- June 30: A day in the park (defender)

Caerthe – Seneschal: Gauvain Eisenbein
Upcoming Events:
- May 5-6: Coronation

Citadel of the Southern Pass - Seneschal: Aoife Ruadh inghean Ragnaill
March saw normal Citadel activities (archery, A&S, fighting, choir, clothiers guild and cooks guild), but with a marked focus on preparing for May Day and Hastilude, as both have assigned autocrats. Weekly baronial activities remain well-attended and steady. 
To our outgoing Chatelain, Lord Esteban de Leon. We wish him fair winds and following seas as he leaves for the Navy. Lady Angelica will take the helm in this critical position.
The Barony is preparing for a smooth transition of Archery Captain, with Lord James finalizing turnover to Lady Jessica, current Archery Champion. On a related Archery note, the Barony recently demo’d at the City’s Poppies Fest 2018 and brought the SCA to over 4,000 El Paso residents.
Upcoming Events:
- Aug 24 – 26: Hastilude

Draca Mor - Seneschal: Sæunn Hrafndóttir
Upcoming Events:
- April 22-23: Demo at the Grand Junction Renaissance Faire
- Aug 23: STAG –Summer Tournament & Games

Dragonsspine - Seneschal: Mary of Lyonshall
Dragonsspine is well! Everyone is looking forward to the warmer weather and outdoor events.
Upcoming Events:
- May 20: May Day
- June 8-10: Baronial Champions
- July 14: Pas d' Armes
- Aug 17: Archery Collegium
- Sep. 16: A Plesaunt Hunt
- Oct. 27: Dragonsspine A&S
- Nov. 3: Holiday Bazaar

Drygestan - Seneschal: Christine Bishop

Drygestan was quite active this month. Our fighter practices were well attended, and we had some great A&S classes. We have begun planning our Renaissance Festival Demo and are looking forward to helping will al-Barran’s Renissance Festival.
Fighter Practice is going great. Thorgrim is doing a great job as our new Knight Marshall.
I have asked the Populace to consider contacting an officer for an office that they would be interested in to find out what the job entails. I further urged them to step up as a deputy if they would like to to build a depth in our Officer Corps. I further urged Officers to read their Kingdom and Society manuals and create a local summary or book for others to use.

Fontaine dans Sable - Seneschal: Adriana Lopes de Rodas
March was quiet in Fontaine. Weekly Medieval Muster continued. Members traveled to Crown Tournament and Siege of the City for fantastic events.
To make Populace Meeting more accessible to the people of the barony, we are moving it back to Wednesdays. It will be held the first Wednesday of May. However, no consistent site has been secured. The site for May Populace is Lord Bogdan’s home from 6-8. It is potluck, with Officer’s Meeting at 6:30 and Populace at 7:00.
Medieval Muster continues to be on Tuesdays for the time being. We will continue to meet at Sunrise Church’s multi-purpose room from 6-8pm. 
Fontaine’s new website is up and running. Lady Wyolet is amazing. She is almost finished moving information from the old site to the new one. The new site is fontaine.outlands.org
Upcoming Events:
- August 31 through September 3: Warders of the Western Gate

Hawk’s Hollow - Seneschal: Eric Morrison of Thistlekeep
Everything is going smoothly. Still trying to increase interest in the group.
Our Chatelaine ran Caerthe's Newcomers event in March. A well attended event with a very interested group of first time attendees. Classes were held in a lecture style with time between for talking. Herald consultation saw two members from Caer Galen getting name and device forms ready to turn into the local herald.
We are getting ready for our demos at the Longs Peak Scottish Irish Festival in Estes Park in Sept and Northglenn Pirate Festival.
Upcoming Events:
- August 4: St. Sebastians’s

Nahrun Kabirun - Seneschal: Hayate Tachibana
Meetings still running smoothly, Always busy. All still going as planned.
Upcoming Events:
- March 23-25: Siege of the City
- June 22-24: Clann Wars

Plattefordham - Seneschal: Zvir L'vov syn Gorin
Group is doing good. Our feast o crat class went well. Working on Northern Realms War and Dragons. Fighter practice in Glenrock is doing quite well looking to move outside of the summer and pick up some more classes in Casper.
Upcoming Events:
- July 20-22: Northern Realms war

Rio de las Animas - Seneschal: Geua filia Guy
Upcoming Events:
- May 13 will be the Baron's tourney and mom's tea.
- June will be make tunics, tabards, and hoods.

Unser Hafen - Seneschal: Soren Thorvaldsson
Unser Hafen is doing well. We are up 6 paid members over the last 12 months. We will have a revel in the park in May with food and friends.
Upcoming Events:
- April 21: Brewer’s Feast

Windkeep - Seneschal: Ursula Sturlasdatter
We are looking to get back to having fun and growing. Fighter Practice Moves back to the park April 5th. Next A&S - Dance Revel - May 12th
Potential Demos: Celtic Festival June 9th, Christmas Parade,

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Submitted by Gunwaldt
Deputy Kingdom Seneschal

From the Desk of Lady Saerlaith inghean Robeaird:

Unto the grand populace of the Outlands do I send greetings! Our generous Crown has chosen many deserving individuals to be given peerages.

Those individuals that have been offered thus far will be giving their answers to our loving and benevolent King and Queen at the following events:

 

THL Harduin of Heristal - Order of the Laurel, Siege of the City in Nahrun Kabirun: Mar 23, 2018


His Excellency Marc Antoine de la Rue - Order of the Chivalry, A Sworded Affair in al-Barran: Apr 7, 2018


THL Zafirah al-`Aliyyah - Order of the Pelican, Kingdom A&S in Caerthe: Apr 14, 2018


His Excellency Gianni Sangermano - Order of Defense, Coronation in Caerthe: May 5, 2018

 

Good News February 2018

Words from our local seneschals

Aarquelle – Seneschal: Generica McKenna
A&S and fighter practice are both well attended. We've picked up a couple of new blue card holders from these.
Upcoming Events:
- April 219: Spring Defender
- Sept 28: Rapier Camp
- Oct 13: A&S Demo

al-Barran – Seneschal: Melodia Shaw
Our Feb meeting was held earlier in the month because of Estrella. But many people still attended and we are gearing up for our usually busy spring.
War was great for al-Barran. We had more people then anticipated show up and Volunteer hours were amazing. Guido court and green chili stew gathered the barony together as always.
Upcoming Events:
- April 7: Sworded Affaire
- April 28: Albuquerque Renn Faire
- May 24-28: Grand Outlandish

Bryngalou Seneschal: Kveldulfr Valbrandsson
Our last event, Feast of St. Bridget's Day, went very well. We had a great day of revel, games, and eating excellent food.
A&S is meeting twice a month to make garb and work on wonderful crafts.
We have an average of 5 fighters meeting once a week to practice heavy fighting,no injuries.
We have a new name and device approved recently and a badge has just moved to kingdom level for approval.
Upcoming Events:
- May 12: May Day

Caer Galen – Seneschal: Rowena Colebrook
TriBaronial went very well with many unique entries. We had over 130 people through gate. I made announcements to the populace about Doxxing, BOD changes to the SCA Mission Statement, and the SCA official release on hate speech.
Upcoming Events:
- June 30: A day in the park (defender)

Caerthe – Seneschal: Gauvain Eisenbein
Upcoming Events:
- May 5-6: Coronation

Citadel of the Southern Pass - Seneschal: Aoife Ruadh inghean Ragnaill
February saw normal Citadel activities (archery, A&S, fighting, choir, clothiers guild and cooks guild), but with a marked focus on preparing both seasoned players and newcomers for Estrella War. The barony had a large contingent attend and reports from barony members who attended are positive and a great time was had by all. The increase in attendees at weekly baronial activities is steady. In this reporting period, we have seen at least 7+ regular new faces. The excitement from the newcomers is palpable and the Baron/Baroness are ensuring that all newcomers have opportunities to do try any aspect of the SCA they feel drawn to.
Upcoming Events:
- Aug 24 – 26: Hastilude

Draca Mor - Seneschal: Sæunn Hrafndóttir
THL Egill Thorson won the Woodworking and Shire Award in the 2018 Tri-Baronial A&S Competition.
Members have stayed busy with personal A&S projects over the winter months. Planning for STAG (Summer Tournament and Games) continues and a date has been set for August 25, 2018. This will be a Prize Tournament and will be held in Glenwood Springs.
We continue to get ready for the yearly Demo at The Grand Junction Renaissance Faire, April 21 and 22, 2018.
Upcoming Events:
- April 22-23: Demo at the Grand Junction Renaissance Faire
- Aug 23: STAG –Summer Tournament & Games

Dragonsspine - Seneschal: Mary of Lyonshall
Upcoming Events:
- May 20: May Day
- June 8-10: Baronial Champions
- July 14: Thynaire d' Armes
- Aug 17: Archery Collegium
- Sep. 16: A Plesaunt Hunt

Drygestan - Seneschal: Christine Bishop
Drygestan went to War this year. While we didn't camp as a group, Drygestani we're on the heavy and rapier field, working security, and shopping. This month we look forward to attending Crown tourney and have some great classes scheduled at the South Side Library. We have had success in getting an Autocrat for the Renaissance Festival.

Fontaine dans Sable - Seneschal: Adriana Lopes de Rodas
February was quiet in Fontaine. Many members of the barony travelled to Atenveldt for Estrella, and, aside from the cold nights, much fun was had.
The new Fontaine website is in the works. The page is created using the kingdom hosting. Migration of information should be complete by mid-April.
Upcoming Events:
- August 31 through September 3: Warders of the Western Gate

Hawk’s Hollow - Seneschal: Eric Morrison of Thistlekeep
Group is going fine. We have a busy summer planned ahead. We are doing heraldic consultation in conjunction with the commentary meeting, there were two members at the last meeting who are working on submissions.  We are getting ready for our demos at the Longs Peak Scottish Irish Festival in Estes Park in Sept and Northglenn Pirate Festival.
Upcoming Events:
- August 4: St. Sebastians’s

Nahrun Kabirun - Seneschal: Hayate Tachibana
Group still going strong, A&S and Populace meetings still well attended.
Upcoming Events:
- March 23-25: Siege of the City
- June 22-24: Clann Wars

Plattefordham - Seneschal: Zvir L'vov syn Gorin
Group is doing well. The practice in Glenrock is going well, we are moving forward with NRW, and have a feast-o-crate class this weekend.
Lord Thomas Marston has just become the far north DAG for the Outlands, and his lady Syla Marston has just accomplished her Archery martial training.
Upcoming Events:
- July 20-22: Northern Realms war

Rio de las Animas - Seneschal: Geua filia Guy
Our small but growing group in the Southwest corner of Colorado have had good active meetings with short business and then activities to start our year. We are repairing equipment this year. We had a good finance committee meeting and have a good working budget. We also passed a rental agreement for loaner gear that is used without the marshal being at the event
Our monthly meeting was well attended (16) and we were able to say hello to 2 members who play celtic music on Sundays by going to the pub where they play. We set our schedule for 3 months out.
Upcoming Events:
- April 8 will be an archery day at a new location
- May 13 will be the Baron's tourney and mom's tea.
- June will be make tunics, tabards, and hoods.

Saint Golias Seneschal: Niccolo
On the 3rd, we hosted Southern War Practice, which was very well attended. We also had 10 students attend Estrella, 6 rapier fighters, 3 heavy fighters, and one for A&S.

Unser Hafen - Seneschal: Soren Thorvaldsson
Unser Hafen sent a small of handful of warriors down to Estrella.
We are seeing an influx of new students due to a flier posted around CSU. The flier has been successful in attracting new people to fighter practice.
We started Dance Practice again and held it twice in February, both had about 14 people in attendance! We will host it again in March.
Upcoming Events:
- April 21: Brewer’s Feast

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Submitted by Gunwaldt
Deputy Kingdom Seneschal

Duke Bela Kos VS Duke Walrick De Blakeney

 

VICTORY: Duke Bela Kos

Spring Tournament Final Round Live Video Feed
 

Duke Bela vs Jarl Kolgrimr: Victor Duke Bela
Jarl Kolgrimr Olafsson has been eliminated

Duke Walrick vs Sir Titus for the bye: Victor Duke Walrick


Spring 2018 Crown Tourament: FINAL ROUND

 

 


Duke Bela Kos VS Duke Walrick De Blakeney

Spring Tournament Round 6-7 Live Video Feed
 
Round 7 will proceed thusly:

Duke Bela vs Jarl Kolgrimr
Duke Walrick has the bye

Duke Bela vs Sir Griffith: Victor Duke Bela
Sir Griffith Atte Dernedyngle has been eliminated

Count Robert vs Jarl Kolgrimr: Victor Jarl Kolgrimr
Count Robert Magnus has been eliminated

Duke Walrick vs Sir Decimus: Victor Duke Walrick
Sir Decimus Modius Varro has been eliminated

Round 6 will proceed thusly:

Duke Bela vs Sir Griffith
Count Robert vs Jarl Kolgrimr
Duke Walrick vs Sir Decimus

Jarl Kolgrimr vs Sir Griffith: Victor Jarl Kolgrimr

Duke Bela vs Count Robert: Victor Count Robert

Duke Walrick vs Sir Simon: Victor Duke Walrick
Sir Simon Montgumery has been eliminated

Sir Decimus vs Sir Titus for the bye: Victor Sir Titus

 

Spring Tournament Round 5 Live Video Feed
 

Round 5 will proceed thusly:

Jarl Kolgrimr vs Sir Griffith
Duke Bela vs Count Robert
Duke Walrick vs Sir Simon
Sir Decimus has the bye

Duke Bela vs Sir Decimus: Victor Duke Bela

Duke Walrick vs Jarl Kolgrimr: Victor Duke Walrick

Sir Roger vs Sir Simon: Victor Sir Simon
Sir Roger Warwick has been eliminated

Count Giovanni vs Sir Griffith: Victor Sir Griffith
Count Giovanni Di Sienna has been eliminated

Count Robert vs Sir Titus for the bye: Victor Count Robert

Spring Tournament Round 4 Live Video Feed

 

Duke Bela vs Sir Decimus
Duke Walrick vs Jarl Kolgrimr
Sir Roger vs Sir Simon 
Count Giovanni vs Sir Griffith

Count Robert has the bye

 

Count Giovanni vs THL Marc Antoine: Victor Count Giovanni
THL Marc Antoine De La Rue has been eliminated

Sir Decimus vs Lord Killian: Victor Sir Decimus
Lord Killian Von Rammstein has been eliminated

Duke Walrick vs Jarla Thora: Victor Duke Walrick
Jarla Thora Heri has been eliminated

Sir Bardolf vs Sir Simon: Victor Sir Simon
Sir Simon Montgumery has been eliminated

Jarl Kolgrimr vs Sir Roger: Victor Jarl Kolgrimr

Duke Bela vs Master Hawk: Victor Duke Bela
Master Hawk Rill Hunnybun has been eliminated

Count Robert vs Sir Griffith: Victor Sir Griffith

Spring Tournament Round 3 Live Video Feed

 

Round 3 will proceed thusly:

Count Giovanni vs THL Marc Antoine
Sir Decimus vs Lord Killian
Duke Walrick vs Jarla Thora
Sir Bardolf vs Sir Simon
Jarl Kolgrimr vs Sir Roger
Duke Bela vs Master Hawk
Count Robert vs Sir Griffith

Count Giovanni vs Sir Simon: Victor Count Giovanni

Sir Rowland vs Sir Griffith: Victor Sir Griffith
Sir Rowland De Grey Lincolnshire has been eliminated

THL Marc Antoine vs Lord Albinus: Victor THL Marc Antoine
Lord Tiberius Aurelius Albinus has been eliminated

Count Robert vs Sir Bardolf: Victor Count Robert

Master Hawk vs Sir Adrien: Victor Master Hawk
Sir Adrien De Calais has been eliminated

Duke Bela vs Duke Walrick: Victor Duke Bela

Lord Killian vs Lord Ronan: Victor Lord Killian
Lord Ronan Na F-Fiacal Mac Conaill has been eliminated

Jarla Thora vs Sir Decimus: Victor Sir Decimus

Count Thorbrandr vs Jarl Kolgrimr: Victor Jarl Kolgrimr
Count Thorbrandr Olafsson has been eliminated

Sir Roger vs Sir Titus for the bye: Victor Sir Titus

 

Spring Tournament Round 2 Live Video Feed

 

Round 2 will proceed thusly:

Count Giovanni vs Sir Simon: Victor Count Robert
Sir Rowland vs Sir Griffith: Victor Duke Walrick
THL Marc Antoine vs Lord Tiberius: Victor Duke Bela
Count Robert vs Sir Bardolf: Victor Jarl Kolgrimr
Master Hawk vs Sir Adrien: Victor Sir Bardolf
Duke Bela vs Duke Walrick: Victor Sir Decimus
Lord Killian vs Lord Ronan: Victor Sir Simon
Jarla Thora vs Sir Decimus: Victor Sir Griffith
Count Thorbrandr vs Jarl Kolgrimr: Victor Sir Roger
Sir Roger has the bye

 

Lord Tiberius vs Count Robert: Victor Count Robert
Lord Ronan vs Duke Walrick: Victor Duke Walrick
Lord Killian vs Duke Bela: Victor Duke Bela
THL Marc Antoine vs Jarl Kolgrimr: Victor Jarl Kolgrimr
Sir Adrien vs Sir Bardolf: Victor Sir Bardolf
Sir Decimus vs Count Giovanni: Victor Sir Decimus
Sir Simon vs Sir Rowland: Victor Sir Simon
Sir Griffith vs Count Thorbrandr: Victor Sir Griffith
Master Hawk vs Sir Roger: Victor Sir Roger
Jarla Thora vs Sir Titus for the bye: Victor Sir Titus

Today’s format is a double elimination, best two out of three, fighters own choice of weapon. Double kills will be refought, and all wins will be taken into the final round.

Round 1 will proceed thusly:

Lord Tiberius vs Count Robert
Lord Ronan vs Duke Walrick
Lord Killian vs Duke Bela
THL Marc Antoine vs Jarl Kolgrimr
Sir Adrien vs Sir Bardolf
Sir Decimus vs Count Giovanni
Sir Simon vs Sir Rowland
Sir Griffith vs Count Thorbrandr
Master Hawk vs Sir Roger
Jarla Thora has the bye (Sir Titus is the bye fighter)

Watch Spring Crown Tournament 2018 LIVE

Good Morning Outlands!

We are here live in Al-Barran reporting todays Crown Tournament. It is a beautiful and sunny day today, and the fields are prepared for a glorious tournament.

Here are the entrants for today:

Duke Bela Kos Fights For Duchess Anna De Apperleye
Duke Walrick De Blakeney Fights For Duchess Cecilia Mowebray
Count Thorbrandr Olafsson and Jarla Thora Heri fight for each other
Count Giovanni Di Sienna Fights For Countess Gilliana Leigh Gallwey
Count Robert Magnus Fights For Countess Magge Magnus
Jarl Kolgrimr Olafsson Fights For Countess Danielle De La Rochelle
Sir Roger Warwick Fights For Mistress Constance Warwick of Wyndermere
Sir Bardolf Gundwaldtsson Fights For Mistress Sabiha Al-Zarqa Al-Karakiyya
Sir Rowland De Grey Lincolnshire Fights For Mistress Ymanya Murray
Master Hawk Rill Hunnybun Fights For Mistress Nerissa Della Badessa
Sir Griffith Atte Dernedyngle Fights For Lady Marija Zuzoric
Sir Simon Montgumery Fights For Mistress Margaret Hepburn of Ardrossan
Sir Decimus Modius Varro Fights For Mistress Maimuna Al-Bukhariyya
Sir Adrien De Calais Fights For Sir Aladdair MacDubhghaill
THL Marc Antoine De La Rue Fights For Mistress Bianca De Vittoria
Lord Killian Von Rammstein Fights For Duchess Aziza Al-Kashani
Lord Ronan Na F-Fiacal Mac Conaill Fights For Lady Illaria Joye
Lord Tiberius Aurelius Albinus Fights For Lady Solveig Hakonsdottir

Unto the populace of the Outlands and the Known World from Jaxarticus and Anna, Rex and Regina Outlandium, Greetings.

We present to you the combatants and their consorts for this Outlands spring Crown Tournament A.S. LII being 2018 Gregorian.

We look forward to the acts of honor and chivalry as well as the gentle grace of inspiration we will witness in our Barony of al-Barran this Saturday, March 10th. We wish a great day to all!


Event Web Site: http://www.al-barran.outlands.org/events/crown/2018/http://www.al-barran.outlands.org/events/crown/2018/

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Long Live the Outlands!

 

Good News January 2018

Words from our local seneschals

Aarquelle – Seneschal: Generica McKenna
We've filled our open offices and those officers are finalizing their deputies. We had a great V3 event and we're looking forward to our first Birthday Party. Regularly 20 to 40 people at fighter practice and A&S

This year, we're still looking forward to Spring Defender, Battlemoor, Rapier Camp, a music demo, a fall event and Yoolis.
Upcoming Events:
- April 28: Spring Defender

al-Barran – Seneschal: Melodia Shaw
Jan we started having our meetings at the new site, which worked very well. More seating, the fighting was closer and just a nicer place. Not to mention cheaper. We also had use of the gym for our Rapier fighters which was nice.
We have been helping newcomers get ready for their first Estrella War. We have 10 or so that will be their first time.
Upcoming Events:
- March 10-11: Crown Tournament
- April 7: Sworded Affaire
- April 28: Albuquerque Renn Faire
- May 274-28: Grand Outlandish

Caer Galen – Seneschal: Rowena Colebrook

Caer Galen Midwinter was well attended. We bought a baronial trailer.
Upcoming Events:
- February 3: Tri-Baronial

Caerthe – Seneschal: Gauvain Eisenbein
Upcoming Events:
- May 5-6: Coronation

Citadel of the Southern Pass - Seneschal: Aoife Ruadh inghean RagnaillWe had two newcomers at the local rapier practice. They showed great interest in the activity, and the practice was an overall success with even the baron and his son showing up.

Draca Mor - Seneschal: Sæunn Hrafndóttir
The Shire has had a very quiet month. Members have continued with personal A&S projects. Our focus for the new year will be continued planning for STAG and the yearly Demo at The Grand Junction Renaissance Faire, April 21 and 22, 2018.
Upcoming Events:
- April 22-23: Demo at the Grand Junction Renaissance Faire
- summer: STAG

Dragonsspine - Seneschal: Mary of Lyonshall
The Barony is doing well, our numbers are up at fighter practice and we are making good use of the site.
Upcoming Events:
- June 8-10: Baronial Champions
- July 14: Thynaire d' Armes
- Sep. 16: A Plesaunt Hunt

Drygestan - Seneschal: Christine Bishop
Things are picking back up after the holidays. We are having regular A&S classes. Populace meeting was well attended, and we at having regular Fighter Practices. This month Sir Rowland came and gave a class on melees in preparation or Estrella. As a group, we are busy preparing for Estrella.
We have scheduled the library for our regular A&S Classes and scheduled a social media class.

Fontaine dans Sable - Seneschal: Adriana Lopes de Rodas
Fontaine hosted a 12th Night Feast and WAR practice in January. The event was well attended. WAR practice was accompanied by WAR drummers, and the new Captain of the Silver Tynes was chosen. Their Majesties' court was well attended and full of justly-deserved awards, and feast was delightful.
The church where Fontaine holds weekly Muster had a change of schedule. After meeting with the Populace, we have chosen to continue using the location, but move our weekly fighter practice and activities to Tuesday.
Upcoming Events:
- August 31 through September 3: Warders of the Western Gate

 

Hawk’s Hollow - Seneschal: Eric Morrison of Thistlekeep
All offices reporting. Exchequer Domesday report has been sent. COA domesday has been sent. A&S officer is offering a sewing machine as a newcomer introduction raffle. THL Yuki and Master Jibra'l are looking into 12th night bid for 2019. Chatelaine is running Caerthan Newcomer's in March. I am offering Heraldry consultation meetings again monthly concurrent with the Rampart meeting.
Upcoming Events:
- August 4 (need to get this on the kingdom calendar): St. Sebastians’s

Nahrun Kabirun - Seneschal: Hayate Tachibana
A&S weekly still very popular, Large gathering for populace. War planning and camping discussions
Upcoming Events:
- March 23-25: Siege of the City
- June 22-24: Clann Wars

Plattefordham - Seneschal: Zvir L'vov syn Gorin
Group is doing well. We just had a very small but successful Candlemas. We raised funds from a dessert auction for the kingdom travel fund. Started new fighter practice schedule and location with the new year.
We are in talks with the up and coming new Baron of Bronzehelm to get some kitch tastefully going at their becoming a barony ceremony next month to get more involvement in the nest years Northern Realm War.
Upcoming Events:
- July 20-22: Northern Realms war

Unser Hafen - Seneschal: Soren Thorvaldsson
Unser Hafen remains active with planning for Brewers Feast in the spring.
Upcoming Events:
- April 21: Brewer’s Feast

Windkeep - Seneschal: Ursula Sturlasdatter
All is going fine. The majority of the Shire is prepping for War!

Had a good garb making day at the Library with lots of interest from the public. Hope to do another A&S day at the Library in March. We are looking forward to Tri-Baronial A&S in 2019.

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Submitted by Gunwaldt
Deputy Kingdom Seneschal

Greetings unto the Populace of the Outlands and the Barony of Caerthe,

We write to you today to announce our choice for the Baron and Baroness of Caerthe.

It was a very difficult decision with all 3 of the possible couples being a viable and healthy option to lead Our premier Barony. We thank everyone who ran and put themselves in front of the spotlight. This is not an easy thing, however there can be only one.

We believe a Baron and Baroness should have a plan for where they hope to take the Barony in the coming years. They should have a passion and charisma for the SCA and for the people of the Barony in with they hope to lead. They should be approachable, welcoming, and willing to ask the advice of others. They should strive to serve and not be served. We work with our officers as a Crown or as a Coronet in a team to better the Outlands, the Society, and the Dream. We hold our respect for nobility and royalty high. As the officers do much of the day to day responsibilities the nobility does much of the recruitment, stability, and problem solving.

With a very close baronial polling it is our choice to name Lord Domenico Forestani and Lady Maria Castelana the heirs to the Coronet of Caerthe. We know that their joy of the SCA, new perspective, and love of the Outlands will help them along their path. We ask all of the people of Caerthe to embrace your incoming Baron and Baroness and support them in any way you can. We are stronger when we work together.

We hold high the continued ideals of the society and to furthering the joy the dream can bring to so many. We look forward to Our Kingdom A&S and the transition of the Barony of Caerthe.

Your King and Queen,
Jaxarticus and Anna, Rex and Regina Outlandium

Greetings, good Gentles! Our gracious Queen wishes it known throughout the land that in Their Majesties’ good Barony of Fontaine Dans Sable a War Practice and a feast took place this Saturday past, on the 20th day of January, AS 52, being 2108 in the common reckoning of years. During this day Their Majesties saw fit to hold Court, and important business of the Kingdom of the Outlands was thus conducted. The following is a report of that business. The Queen, in Her Grace and Poise and Beauty, was and is quite perfect. Any mistakes in the following words are the sole fault of the Herald, and none of Hers.

It was a pleasant day. Cool, perhaps even cold at times, but quite perfect for fighting. I did not think to count the combatants, but I suspect there was somewhere between twenty and thirty fighters on the heavy field. We were there to train for War, as commanded by our King, yes. And perhaps there to increase our individual prowess in the Knightly contest of Arms, that as well. But mostly we just had a wonderful time jumping about and bashing each other with sticks. After the melees, many of the unbelted fighters called out to the Knights, entreating them to meet them upon the field in single combat that they may test themselves against the Chivalry. Many of the Chivalry answered this call. All in all, it was a lovely morning.

At some point in the day the Fencers held a tournament to determine the next Captain of the Silver Tynes. Lord Septimus Marius Belisarius stood victorious on the field, and through his own prowess claimed that singular honor for his own.

During the day there was a delicious donation lunch, games, and other entertainments in the feast hall, and the Barony held a silent auction with many lovely items available to be bid upon.

During the afternoon Their Majesties met in circle with the Right Noble Order of the Pelican, and afterwards spent some time with certain Kingdom officers event stewards to discuss the upcoming event of Battlemoor. In the late afternoon Their Majesties held Court and conducted that business which was needful to the Kingdom.

Their Majesties announced that the event of Battlemoor would be held at the original site, albeit at a different date. They invited all present to join them at one of the premier events of the Kingdom of the Outlands, held the 4th through the 8th of July.

Lady Sawyer of Fontaine asked for and was granted admittance into the Comite and was thus made an attendant of Their Majesties.

Lady Adriana Lopes de Rodas was recognized for her excellent skills in the realm of Arts and Sciences with admittance into the Order of the Argent Hart.

Mistress Elizabeth Anne Grene, for her excellence in the skill of archery, was awarded with a Golden Pheon.

Lady Melangell Dwn and Lord Joshua Dennesson, for their steadfast service to Crown, Barony, and Kingdom, were made Companions of the Stag’s Heart.

Lady Illaria Joye was made a Companion of the order of the Silver Stirrup, for her excellent knowledge and skills in the Equestrian Arts.

Don Septimus Marius Belisarius, for his Gallantry and skill upon the Rapier field, was made a White Scarf of the Outlands. And thus the Court of Their Majesties, as well as that of Their Excellencies of Fontaine was closed, and all were invited to attend the feast afterwards.

On a personal note…I have two memories of this event which I will take with me. Well, perhaps more than two, but only two that I’m going to talk about here. The first is of a certain young lady who received an award from Their Majesties. As she walked back to her seat, looking at the beautiful scroll in her hands she stopped and turned back to the Crown, and asked if the scribe that had created her scroll was in attendance. And on finding that Mistress Monika was in fact present, the Young Lady strode to her and bent down and gave her a very real, very sincere hug. It was not a thing of the mind. It was not a thing of words. It was a thing of the heart, and it was nice to see.

In the same vein, there was a young man at this event who received an award from Their Majesties. After receiving the award he returned to his seat in the front row and while most of the populace lost sight of him at this time, I could see him. I saw him, as Court continued, sitting there holding that scroll in his lap, looking at it. Looking at it in a kind of wondering and amazed disbelief. The words and business of the continuing Court rolled over him, and he paid them no mind. He was caught in the glow of the words on the scroll, the glow of the words that were spoken to him by the Crown of the Outlands. I strongly suspect that when this young man is old and gray, when his strength has gone from him, and his eyes dim, the glow of the moment, that event, that scroll will still be there.

Scrolls, you see, can be a kind of magic.

And so I would like to take just a moment and talk about Scribes. You don’t generally see scribes. Oh, in many cases they’re out there, sitting quietly somewhere in the crowd, but it’s not like they wear big “I’m a Scribe” signs or some kind of special Scribal hat (not sure what that would even look like). These are the people that make the fantastic works of art that people are given when they get awards. While it’s always nice to get an award, it’s easy to sometimes forget that that scroll is the painstaking work of someone who has spent years, perhaps decades, learning their art and then spending hours sitting at a table using all that accumulated knowledge and skill to create a work of art that is for you, and you alone.

You have to admit…one of the really cool things about the Kingdom of the Outlands are the scrolls, each one hand-made. This is not the case in all other Kingdoms.

Our Scribes are, I believe, extremely thoughtful when it comes to the poor, forgetful, sleep-deprived Court Herald reading the scroll. As a Court Herald, and someone that has been a Court Herald many times for many Crowns, I can tell you from personal experience how nice it is to get a scroll delivered at an event with all the pertinent scroll text on the back, ready to be read, with the proper dates and names already added. Trust me when I say that teeny-tiny Mongolian words written in a really cool yet completely mysterious and strangely written font are sometimes hard to decipher on the fly. Don’t even get me started on Welsh. You may also not believe it when I say that it is possible to completely forget the date when reading a scroll…or even, in the moment, draw a sudden and embarrassing blank on the names of the King and/or Queen sitting or standing two feet away from you. But I have that super-power. Sure. We’ll call it a super-power because “super-power” sounds better than “air-head”.

Anyway, I am thankful for the Scribes of the Outlands

Greeting unto the Glorious Outlands! Please pray attend the Court report for Dragonspine Candlemas.


Dragonsspine Candlemas was a wonderful time. Thank you to the Event Stewards, their staff, and the wonderful gentles who joined us for this great event.


Sir Rowland de Grey of Lincolnshire was a fantastic herald for the weekend. We began morning court with well wishes and great anticipation of the day. Countess Richenda de la Selva made an announcement about Kingdom A&S and was thanked by His Majesty for her largess gift of felted balls (great gifts for Our younger members). Many laughs were had by all and court was recessed to enjoy the day. Throughout the day we enjoyed good company and loved watching the Tournaments. We even had some doe and stag support that hung out across the road for most of the day.The evening was full of joy and much deserved praise. Master Hawk Rill Hunnybun showed exceptional honor, chivalry, and prowess during Crown Tournament therefore We made him Our Shield of Chivalry. Rose of Castle Rising was called before Us. She is a great youth of Our Kingdom who helps in many ways and We bestowed upon her a Promise of the Outlands. A fine autocrat and wonderful Officer who has helped his Barony grow we created Antoine Francesco as a companion of the Stag’s Heart. Sir Lothar vom Bergenwald was summoned from his duties in the Kitchen where he had spent most of the day. As Sir Lothar’s service to this Kingdom has been long, steadfast, and varied We found him worthy to join his peers of the Order of the Pelican. We asked for his answer right then and made him a Pelican on the spot. Court was handed over to Their Excellencies and we heard many good things about members of the Barony of Dragosspine. A most befuddled Silent Herald was called into Baronial court but before Their Excellencies could begin We jumped in and awarded Niall Keating his AoA as he is a great asset to Our society and Our Kingdom. When court was handed back to Us we told His Excellency Don Gianni de San Germano we had further words for him and asked he come before us. Many words did we speak of Don Gianni’s skill, grace, honor, courtesy, and more. The Order of Defense was called to join him as he was offered admittance into their Order. His wonderful wife most gracefully raced to his side as fast as any I have seen. We asked Don Gianni to take Council of his peers and sit vigil giving us his answer at a later date. Another fine young gentle was called, Buggius dei Medici, for his great zeal, prowess, and dedication to The Rapier field he was awarded the Brendan Swatko for youth martial achievement. We look forward to watching Buggius on the field for many years to come. The time had arrived for His Majesties inspiring war speech. With Lightning and Thunderhead in hand the spirit of Jaxarticus spread across the room. All were called forth to WAR and all were inspired to take up arms, bow, needle, or quill to represent and support the Outlands this coming Estrella. With the weapons of Our Kingdom still in hand His Majesty sternly called for the Kingdom Seneschal THL Zafirah al-`Aliyyah. His Majesties words spoke of Her Ladyships long service to this Kingdom and how even when confronted with difficulties she has stayed true to the ideals of the SCA. The order of the Pelican was asked to join her as We offered her admittance into their Order. We asked she sit vigil and give us her answer at a future date. Thus ended evening court.


Feast was fantastic. The cheese was incredible. Really I could have just ate cheese. But there was so much more! The Event Steward gave some closing announcements and we tanked them, their staff, and the cooks for a wonderful day and scrumptious feast.


WAR practice was a great success and well attended on both fields. We had a few pieces of unfinished business We were able to take care of that afternoon. Utrid was called forward and Awarded Arms, he is a great gentle to have in the SCA and our Kingdom. Lady Adelaisa Bernois was given a Stag for her continued service. We know Her Ladyship will continue to shine in Our lands. Ciaran MacMartin was called forward and tales were told of his prowess and dedication and he was created a Stag’s Blood of the Outlands. Such were the court happenings of the weekend.


We had such a wonderful time in Dragonsspine and We look forward to Estrella!!!


HRM Anna

Greetings, good Gentles! I bring you tidings of the business of the Crown of the Outlands, as conducted during the evening Court held in Their Majesties’ Barony of the Citadel of the Southern Pass on the 6th day of January, A.S. 52, being 2018 in the mundane reckoning of years.

The beginning of the Court saw the Knighting of THL Patroclus who, at the beginning of the ceremony, was drawn into Their Majesties’ Court in a full-sized Chariot. Sir Titus, Sir Decimus, and Sir Stavros all spoke to the Roman virtues evidenced by The Honorable Lord Patroclus. After other worthy reports were given and oaths were sworn, His Majesty saw fit to dub Sir Patroclus a Knight of the Society.It is fitting and proper that those Gentles who have discovered the Dream we share be recognized. Caledonus and Juliana of Citadel, as well as Sarah of Citadel, and Angelina Luludi Sabine, also of the Citadel of the Southern Pass, were recognized in this way, and received an Award of Arms from Their Majesties.For their excellent and continuing service to the Kingdom of the Outlands, Lady Rita Die Perle Von Der Wetterau and Lady Idunn Hallsdottir were admitted into the Order of the Stag’s Heart.Gungir of St. Golias had business in Their Majesties’ Court, and presented to the Crown a certain Royal Banner which had in the dim mists of antiquity been left upon the battle fields of Pensic War. He told the story of the many and varied adventures of the banner as it traveled about the Known World, until at last it had come to be in his possession. And so he presented the banner to Their Majesties so that it could once again take its proper place.Julien de la Fontaine received a most excellent scroll which commemorated his position as the Protector of the Queen’s Heart. Their Majesties also saw fit during Court to admit him into the Order of the White Scarf of the Outlands.As Their last order of business, Their Majesties saw fit to recognize the artistic endeavors and talents of His Excellency Tariq ibn Yusef ibn Askari al-Ghassani and Her Excellency Elieth de Salazar, Baron and Baroness of the Citadel of the Southern Pass, by admitting them into the Order of the Flower.On a personal note…. The day was filled with a very well-attended War Practice, for both heavy and light fighters and it was a hoot! After the melees the martial activities continued as pleasantly large number of unbelted fighters challenged the Chivalry on the Field in single combat. I personally has a really nice time, and I know for a fact I wasn’t the only one. 


The Stag Choir performed before the beginning of Court and they did an awesome job! Their hard work and talent are apparent, and I thoroughly enjoyed their performance.Their Excellencies of the Citadel of the Southern Pass are good and noble shepherds of their people, and are to be commended. It was a lovely event.

Thomas Winterbourne, 
Blue Iris Herald to Her Majesty Anna, Queen of the Outlands.

Words from our local seneschals

Aarquelle – Seneschal: Generica McKenna
Nothing has changed this month. We will be appointing a new Chatelaine at Viking.
Upcoming Events:
- January 13: Viking Vinter Vunderlandt
- April 28: Spring Defender
- July 6-8: Rapier Camp

al-Barran – Seneschal: Melodia Shaw
al-Barran had a good month in December. Midwinter made a large profit and almost sold out of feast in pre-reg. The new site worked well.  We have decided to use this site for our al-Things starting in Jan.
Upcoming Events:
- March 10-11: Crown Tournament
- April 7: Sworded Affaire
- April 28: Albuquerque Renn Faire
- May 274-28: Grand Outlandish

Caer Galen – Seneschal: Rowena ColebrookCaer Galen Midwinter was well attended. We bought a baronial trailer.
Upcoming Events:
- February 3: Tri-Baronial

Caerthe – Seneschal: Gauvain Eisenbein
Upcoming Events:
- January 6: Twelfth Night
- February 3: Tri-Baronial
- May 5-6: Coronation

Citadel of the Southern Pass - Seneschal: Aoife Ruadh inghean Ragnaill
All December preparation centered on the upcoming Twelfth Night event (scheduled for January 6, 2018). The Officers Meeting for the month was turned into an officer/coordinator meeting, as at least half of the officer corps was serving as the head of a planning committee subdivision. January’s Seneschal report will be robust, as the event is now concluded and was very successful.
Citadel received permission from the Crown to charter the following awards: Seeker of the Grail, Pilgrim of Edrik, and Service to B/B (Keystone/Chalice); to be read into record at Twelfth Night.
Upcoming Events:
- January 6: Citadel Twelfth Night

Draca Mor - Seneschal: Sæunn Hrafndóttir
The Shire has had a very quiet month. Members have continued with personal A&S projects. Our focus for the new year will be continued planning for STAG and the yearly Demo at The Grand Junction Renaissance Faire, April 21 and 22, 2018.
Upcoming Events:
- April 22-23: Demo at the Grand Junction Renaissance Faire
- summer: STAG

Dragonsspine - Seneschal: Mary of Lyonshall
The Barony is doing well, our numbers are up at fighter practice and we are making good use of the site.
Upcoming Events:
- Jan.27: Candlemass
- Jan.28: War Practice
- June 8-10: Baronial Champions
- July 14: Thynaire d' Armes
- Sep. 16: A Plesaunt Hunt

Drygestan - Seneschal: Christine Bishop
With Christmas and New Years, this was a quiet month for the Shire. We had Christmas Caroling, a Yule potluck, and populace meeting as 2 fighter practices.
Mistress Brigetta has put in and won a bid for Drystone. More news forthcoming

Fontaine dans Sable - Seneschal: Adriana Lopes de Rodas
December was quiet in Fontaine. Archery was cancelled for the last two Sundays for the holidays. Muster continued with minimal attendance during the holiday season. No Events were held this month. Busted and Adjusted nights will be held just prior to WAR to repair and adjust armor and weapons. Dates to be determined at January Populace.
Upcoming Events:
-January 20 – 12th Night

Hawk’s Hollow - Seneschal: Eric Morrison of Thistlekeep
10 members at the meeting this month. The meeting room has been set up for 2108. The subject of looking into advancing to shire status was brought up and not acted upon.We are having an archery tournament on Dec 31 at our indoor site. Several of our members will be going to 12th Night in Caerthe.Nahrun Kabirun - Seneschal: Hayate Tachibana
A&S weekly still very popular, Large gathering for populace.
Upcoming Events:
- March 23-25: Siege of the City

Plattefordham - Seneschal: Zvir L'vov syn Gorin
Group is doing well. Started new fighter practice schedule and location with the new year.
We are in talks with the up and coming new Baron of Bronzehelm to get some kitch tastefully going at their becoming a barony ceremony next month to get more involvement in the nest years Northern Realm War.
Upcoming Events:
- February 3: Candlemas in Casper Wy
- July 20-22: Northern Realms war

Rio de las Animas - Seneschal: Geua filia Guy
Rio has had a good year in 2017. Yule revel was a good conclusion to that year. We have had new members and activities while respecting our traditions. We have 23 paid members with about 10 non paid members.
January we will have our Yule log and plan for our coming year. We will try to encourage more winter fighter practices as we now have an indoor site. Hibernation is setting in.Unser Hafen - Seneschal: Soren Thorvaldsson
Unser Hafen remains active with planning for Tri-Baronial A&S, and Brewers Feast in the spring. Fighter practice is slowing down for the end of the year.
Upcoming Events:
- February 3: Tri-Baronial
- April 21: Brewer’s Feast

Windkeep - Seneschal: Ursula Sturlasdatter
We hosted a successful Harvest Celebration  We are having weekly fighter practice and armoring.

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Submitted by Gunwaldt
Deputy Kingdom Seneschal

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Greeting Outlanders!

We hope this missive finds you well and in good spirits!  Sadly our carrier pigeon with the tales of Caer Galen Midwinter got a little lost.  The scared little pigeon was finally found and we now bring you the events of that great day.

The morning was beautiful and the temperatures moderate.  HE Randall Carrick was gracious to help us by Heralding our opening court.

Members of the Praetorian Regina (Queen’s Guard) Maestra Tatiana Bonnioulx,  Lord Svein Hammar,  Lady Viola de Luca, and Lord Servi di Villano were in attendance and came forward to be invested.Likewise the Comite (Attendants)  Mirza Jibra'il and Hrafna Ylvawere were called to receive their favors and be invested.

The Children present were called forward and were offered an item out of the treasure chest however Our treasure chest was in need of replacement.  Lord Svein Hammar generously gifted a handmade treasure chest full of coins of chocolate for Us to share across the land.

Our court was recessed and a day full of good council was had.

That evening Sir Rowland de Grey of Lincolnshire was kind to be Our Herald.  We Invested Baroness Morgan Cheyney as a Comite (Attendant) as her worthy steed had been not so worthy that morning.

Seraphina Pania was called before the court and the many things she does for her Barony and Kingdom made known to the Populace.  She was Awarded Arms and charged to continue her good works and joy in the SCA.     

As the newly elected Harp of Caer Galen Rowena Colebrook needed little introduction as her service was already apparent to the crowd assembled.  She was awarded a Stag's Heart for all of her great works.

The Centurio Sagitarii Regius (Archery Guard) was called up to be invested. The Captain of the Archery Guard and Outlands Royal Archer, THLord Konrad Von Alpirsbach as well as Sir Ramon the Chronologer (Kronos), THLord Angus Montgomery the Forrester, and THLady Lêofsige Õ Caoimh (Lyssa) were present to be given their hoods.

It was announced that THLord Gauvain Eisenbein Is the new Rapier General of the Outlands and his Southern Commander will be Lord Septimus Marius Belisarius.

Their Excellencies of Caer Galen do much for the Kingdom and The Society.  His service we have seen across the known world and her arts and support of the Arts and Sciences is immeasurable.  Both of these good gentles go above and beyond what is expected of them and we sought to reward those works.   HE Finn Ua Briain was awarded a Stag's Heart and HE Cinara Ybarra received an Argent Hart.          

On Sunday we caught up with THLord Kaios Alexandrou. His protection on the field of Her Royal Highness at Great Western War was beyond impressive.  His passion for fighting and presence on the field was proof he is a Stag's Blood of the Outlands.  Sir Rowland was Our herald for this as well.

Thank you Outlanders! You inspire Us,

HRM Anna