First Court of Liam and Constance
Here begins the record of the first court of their Excellencies Liam and Constance, Baron and Baroness of these Debatable Lands, on August 27th, Anno Societatis 46, at their Baronial Investiture, Lord Pavel Dudoladov reporting herald.
First, the presence of Mistress Arianna of Wynthrope was requested. She proceeded to thank all those who had made the investiture possible including Sir Bear.
Next their Excellencies called Lady Ceindrech merch Elidir forward. She spoke of the Baronial Youth Champion tournament which was fought that day announcing Tiberius as the new Baronial Youth Champion. Their Excellencies congratulated him on his skill presenting him with a scroll illuminated by Odrianna vander Brugghe and calligraphed by Kieran MacRae. Lady Ceindrich also announced Gwen Telenomorous as most chivalrous and congratulated Devan for her first time fighting.
Dona Sasha Gray was invited forth by their Excellencies. She announced that she had ran the Baronial Champion Fencing Tourney that day and that its victor was Lord Charles de Cayeux. Their Excellencies congratulated him on his skill presenting him with a scroll illuminated by Odrianna vander Brugghe and calligraphed by Kieran MacRae.
Their Excellencies then called forward Lord Shirou. He announced the winners of the heavy fighting bearpit tourney that occured that day. Sir Graedwyn was declared the victor and Lord Anias the most chivalrous. Their Excellencies congratulated them on their fighting prowess.
Next THLady Odrianna vander Brugghe was requested. She annouced that she had run a scribal table and competition and that the winner was Leana. Their excellencies congratulated Leana on her skill.
Lady Rufina Saavedre was invited forward. Their Excellencies thanked her for her service, especially in her organizing of the Zoo Demo and therefore inducted her into the order of the Comet Or, presenting her with a scroll by Aiden ni Leir.
Lady Elss of Augsburg and Mistress Kris Gilibari were called forward. Their service as cosignets was noted and appreciated by their Excellencies. Elss and Kris were asked if they had found a successor, they had and THLady Odrianna vander Brugghe was invited forward. Their Excellencies asked Odrianna to serve as their signet, she accepted. Their excellencies then relieved Elss and Kris from their duties, and thanked all for their service to the Barony.
THLady Margery Kemp was then requested. Her service as head retainer was noted and appreciated by their Excellencies. Margery was asked if she had found a successor, she had and Lady Caelinn of the Debatable Lands was invited forward. Their Excellencies asked Caelinn to serve as their head retainer, she accepted. Their excellencies then relieved Margery from her duties, and thanked all for their service to the Barony.
Their Excellencies then commanded that Sir Alonzio of the Peacemakers be brought before them. They noted that he had quite a "history" on the Barony and if he would like to make that "history" go away, then he would serve as their Baronial Sheriff. Alonzio agreed and thus was warranted as Sheriff of the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands with all rights granted pursuant to that station.
The presence of their Excellencies Tofi and Genevieve were then requested, their excellencies remarked on their constant service to the barony, to the kingdom, to the society. Their work, a comet's tail reflecting back on the barony, showing the best the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands has to offer. Thus their Excellencies would create the Award of Excellence making Master Tofi and Mistress Genevieve principle members, doing thus with a scroll illuminated and calligraphed by Gianna di Aurelio.
Finally, Lady Aobell ingen Churnachain and the children of the barony brought forth a banner made that day as a gift for their Excellencies. Their Excellencies thanked the youths for their effort and accepted the banner.
There being no further business the first court of Their Excellencies, Liam and Constance, 7th Baron and Baroness of the Debatable Lands was closed.
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