AEcademy This Weekend!

Are you ready to learn something new? Need a virtual break from isolation? Here’s your perfect opportunity to see some familiar faces and get your A&S on, virtually!

From the Chancellor of the AEcademy:
Good morning AEthelmearc!

It is my pleasure to share the draft list of classes and schedule for this
weekend’s AEcademy. Please keep an eye on this document between now and
Saturday, as classes are still being registered;
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1f3ILOuhvYvjOjiTR_ojK3-T4RCpeHfGHLXJjbme_nFg/edit?usp=sharing

And please remember, if you’d like to join us this weekend, YOU MUST SIGN
UP to receive the Zoom login information:
http://ae.scaforms.org/view.php?id=55949

Yours in service,
Elena de la Palma
Chancellor AEcademy

Virtual Spring AEcademy coming soon!

Come one, come all to the Virtual Spring Æthelmearc Academy!
When: *July 11th, 2020 * classes begin at 10 AM
Where: *Your computer!*
How?
*Sign up to be a student*
http://ae.scaforms.org/view.php?id=55949
*Sign up to be a teacher * http://ae.scaforms.org/view.php?id=56562

Do you have something that you’d like to teach? What are you itching to learn? Get your A&S on!

From the Chancellor of the AEcademy:
Greetings all!

Come one, come all to the Virtual Spring Æthelmearc Academy! Enjoy a day of digital teaching and learning through our kingdom Zoom account. We’ve got plenty of space for classes. We’ve got great opportunities to teach in new ways. And for those who might be wary of the digital space, we’ve got experienced folks to help make your class vision a reality.

When: *July 11th, 2020 * classes begin at 10 AM
Where: *Your computer!*
How?
*Sign up to be a student*
*Sign up to be a teacher *

Please note – you do *have to sign up *to attend so we can make sure you have classroom access.

Any questions may be directed to Elena de la Palma, Chancellor of the AEcademy, at ae.academy@aethelmearc.org

Twelfth Night Potluck

Greetings and Happy New Year to all those these words may reach!

With only a few days left before the event, we ask that those attending please take a moment to see what you might like to bring to the potluck at Twelfth Night. We have a list at this link.    http://www.luckypotluck.com/cgi-bin/display/potluck.pl?id=15777542133814203359&fbclid=IwAR17Eqm8ZLws5-RO4c2eAa4EKiIHz8IFGJuCoGE1U2fTygsjRF8wY3Yifmo

Thanks for your help. We look forward to seeing you!

12th Night Staff

Salve Accolens! A Motto for the Debatable Lands

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On this, the eve of our third Debatable Lands Equestrian Championship (details, and schedule), we’d like to introduce to you our new Baronial motto!

SALVE ACCOLENS!

What does it mean?

HELLO NEIGHBORS!

It is the week of World Kindness Day, embodied by the greatest modern champion of kindness and courtesy, especially toward oneself and their neighbors: Mr. Fred Rogers. The Debatable Lands is his home Barony, and we hope that all our people will strive toward these ideals: kindness, courtesy, generous and open hearts, mindfulness to feelings, and to be helping and loving and welcoming. All these, we feel, are encompassed by “Hello Neighbors” – “Salve Accolens”.

We hope to enact these these ideals in word and deed, and hope you all will join us. We are ALL each others’ neighbors.

SALVE ACCOLENS!

Please use this new Baronial motto with gusto and verity.

(Also, it’s Latin, so you can say it the other way: ACCOLENS SALVE!)

See you at Baronial Equestrian Champs tomorrow!

In Levitate et Caritate, and Cheers,
Baron Brandubh and Baroness Hilda

“Listening is where love begins: listening to ourselves and then to our neighbors.” -Fred Rogers

Agincourt Thank Yous

This is the first event that I have solo autocratted in about twenty years, which was a daunting task to begin with, but with the support and mentorship of Baroness Constance, I was allowed the opportunity to re-learn in a safe environment. Having a good mentor makes all of the difference and I am grateful to you for being that for me.

Thank you to Their Majesties, Timothy and Gabrielle for attending the event and for Her Majesty for choosing our event to run her Queen’s Rapier Championship.

Thank you to Master Alaric, who arrived early in the morning specifically to help with set-up. It was nice to know that there were extra hands so we could get things up and running as quickly as possible. Also to Baron Robert, Maighstir Liam, Baroness Constance, and Lady Arthes, who got the hall up and running.

Much appreciation to Cody, Mason, and Baron Ixac for helping move things around the hall to make space for court

My deepest thanks for those that helped clean up the hall at the end of the day: Lady Eilionora, Baron Brandubh, Sir Kadan, and Lady Arthes. I am very grateful for your help at the end of a very long day for all of us.

To Lady Alethea Cowle and Maighstir Liam, you both did an amazing job. The food was plentiful, delicious, and you both ran your kitchens beautifully.

Lady Arthes did a fantastic job running Troll and taking pre-registration. You made sure that everything ran smoothly so people could get to enjoying their day. Thank you also for making sure that people were able to close out their financial business by the end of the day. Thank you for your conscientiousness.

Baroness Isabel and Lady Eilionora ran an engaging Artisan’s Playtime that appealed to people of all ages. Thank you for creating a place where people could explore and enjoy A&S activities and, from a couple conversations I heard, sounds like people found some new hobbies.

Our MIC Lady Vika made sure that Queen’s Rapier Championship ran smoothly and her dear husband, Master Jussie was of great help to her all day. I appreciate you both very much and thank you deeply.

Our Archery marshal, THL Katheryn, newest member of the Order of the Scarlet Guard, who braved illness to run the range and arrange some fun shoots for everyone to enjoy.

Baroness Anna created and ran the Taker of Souls tournament for both Heavy and Fencing. People seemed to really enjoy it and we should certainly do that again soon. Hopefully when I can more actively participate as it looked like a lot of fun.

Countess Sir Ariella ran some great scenarios for the fighters and everyone had a great time. Watching pickups was one of the highlights of my day, just seeing fighters enjoying themselves.

Thank you to Baron Robert for running such a beautiful Queen’s Rapier Championship. There were 27 entrants and the procession was gorgeous. Another highlight for me, personally. Also, thank you to Don Jorundr for coordinating with Baron Robert and for running the lists. You are very appreciated.

Thank you to Lady Jasmine (who coordinated with me and found me an MIC) and Lady Ranka (who was the MIC) who made Youth Fighting possible. I thank you both so much for working with me and my lack of familiarity with the site and helping find a way to do Youth Fighting. There was fantastic turnout and I am so glad that we could make that happen.

An additional thank you to Baroness Arianna and m’lady Andruta for marshaling the Youth Fighting.

Drottin Skjoldbjorn was our Royalty Liaison and unofficial runner for the day. Thank you for taking care of all of us so very well and making sure that everyone had what they needed. Your helpfulness is very appreciated.

Thank you to Baroness Arianna for coordinating and running the silent auction to help replenish our Baronial Coffers. A special thank you to everyone that volunteered to donate something and everyone that bid on something.

Without these folks, the people that helped them in ways large and small, and everyone that attended, this event would not have been as successful as it was and has been. Thank you all. If there is anyone that helped that I missed, that is entirely my oversight. Please remind me so that I may thank you publicly for your efforts.

Agincourt & QRC

Agincourt will be held at the Monroeville-Pitcairn Sportsmen’s Club, 505 Mosside Blvd, North Versailles, PA, 15137. The site will open at 9:00 a.m. Saturday 19 October 2019 and close at 9:00 p.m.

This is the final schedule:

For more details, visit the event announcement – http://aethelmearc.org/event/agincourt/ – if you did not preregister, please respond to the Facebook Event  if possible (https://www.facebook.com/events/490718301753605/) so we know that you’re coming!

Agincourt & QRC

Agincourt will be held at the Monroeville-Pitcairn Sportsmen’s Club, 505 Mosside Blvd, North Versailles, PA, 15137. The site will open at 9:00 a.m. Saturday 19 October 2019 and close at 9:00 p.m.

Here are your TOP 10 REASONS to attend Agincourt and Queen’s Rapier Championship

10. A new tournament – Taker of Souls – A ribbon tournament with a buy in of a toy for the children’s toy chest!

9. The new tournament includes Heavy Weapons, Fencing, and the spectators. Be part of the fun!

8. Artisan’s Playtime – Bring your projects, bring yourself, and spend a day hanging out with other artisans.

7. Youth Combat! The future of the Society is a joy to see.

6. A delicious feast created by Baron Liam, medieval dishes to tantalize and please the tongue.

5. A fantastic lunch created by Lady Alethea, delicious food prepared with love.

4. Archery! Lady Katheryn has fun and excitement in store for all archers, come and play!

3. Baronial Court and Kingdom Court! Come and see your friends and neighbors be recognized for all of the awesome things that they do.

2. Queen’s Rapier Championship! Come and see the best that the Kingdom has to offer on the Rapier Field. Athletes at the top of their game striving to become QRC is a beautiful thing to watch.

and number one….Spending a day in the company of many interesting, friendly, talented people on a day that is promising to be perfect autumn weather in attractive environs.

For more details, including where to send your preregistrations, visit the event announcement – http://aethelmearc.org/event/agincourt/ – don’t forget to preregister or respond to the Facebook Event  (https://www.facebook.com/events/490718301753605/) so we know that you’re coming!

Here is the tentative schedule:

THIS IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AS MORE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE.

Agincourt XIII and Queen’s Rapier Championship


Nobles! Join Us! The feast of St. Crispin is upon us and the Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands wishes you to celebrate with us at the Thirteenth Agincourt event and Queen’s Rapier Championship!

This year, due to site availability, Agincourt will be held at the Monroeville-Pitcairn Sportsmen’s Club, 505 Mosside Blvd, North Versailles, PA, 15137. The site will open at 9:00 a.m. Saturday 19 October 2019 and close at 9:00 p.m.

For our Queen and Her Kingdom we proudly announce the 43rd Queen’s Rapier Championship. To all who stand ready with the sword. To all those that would represent our Queen upon the lists of Her Kingdom. The Rapier Championship of Her Majesty Gabrielle will be held upon the field of honor and Her Majesty does encourage any and all to come test themselves upon Her lists.

Heavy Weapons Combatants and Fencers! Take the field and fight the battles as your ancestors did on this day. Noble combat shall rule the day until your arms ache from your weapons. What would Agincourt be without archery? Combat and target archers, get your bows, we have plans, just for you too! Scenarios will include historic battles based on Agincourt.

There will also be a “Taker Of Souls” Tournament that is open to Heavy Weapons, Fencing, AND THE SPECTATORS!!

  • The format is a Ribbon Tournament
  • The buy-in is a toy for the children’s toy chest

We will also be having the traditional Tavern Brawl, so plan your parrying weapons accordingly!

There will also be a Youth Fighting space available!

Due to size restrictions this year, we will not be having classes, however we will be having an Artisans play time space. Come and display your art, discuss your art, bring your current projects to work on! We’ll do our best to have good lighting and outlets available.

The food, as always, will be delicious and plentiful. The Head Cook is Maighster Liam mac an tSoir and your lunch cook will be Lady Alethea Cowle. If you have dietary needs/concerns, please contact the histocrat, Mistress Constance at (aechirurgeon@gmail.com). Menus will be published soon, so keep an eye out for those!

For more details, including where to send your preregistrations, visit the event announcement – http://aethelmearc.org/event/agincourt/ – don’t forget to preregister or respond to the Facebook Event [https://www.facebook.com/events/490718301753605/] so we know that you’re coming! Schedule to be published soon so you know when everything will be happening.

~Odriana, Autocrat for Agincourt