Court Report for Pennsic

August 5, AS XLVII (2012)

Here begins the record of the Court of their Excellencies Liam and Constance, Baron and Baroness of these Debatable Lands, at the 41st Great Pennsic War, Anno Societatis 47, Lord Pavel Dudoladov reporting herald.

Their Excellencies enjoyed the hospitality of the Chalkman Pub and finding it good called forth its proprietors, the Ten Pint Burly Men. Their Excellencies remarked on the friendliness and willingness to serve all comers and thus did make them friends of the Barony, awarding them a plaque bearing the emblem of the Barony's friends, the Green Comet; the Plaque was made by Baroness Alex.

Then, at Their Baronial Reception, was the presence of Lady Sumayya al Ghaziyah requested. Their Excellencies spoke of her fierce determination and rapid progress on the field. Thus they awarded her a Red Comet with a scroll by Fa Ren Zhang Ming Li.

Her Lord, Lord Markus Saalpr Grimmson was invited forth by their Excellencies. Their Excellencies remarked how he had simarly progressed on the field and how they both had represented the Barony on the Fields of Pennsic. Thus they awarded him a Red Comet, presenting him with a scroll illuminated by Master Alaric MacConnell and calligraphed by Lady Rachel Dalicieux.

THL Charles de Cayeux was then called forward, he proceeded to thank the Baroness for her help with preparing the reception on behalf of the staff, presenting her with a refreshing beverage. However, before he could resume his place behind Their Excellencies as Baronial Fencing Champion, Their Excellencies remarked on his prowess with the sword and awarded him a Red Comet with a scroll illuminated by Alime bint Yorgi and calligraphed by THL Odriana vander Brugghe.

Their Excellencies then called forward Elizabeth Arrowsmyth. They thanked for her service to the barony notably always lending a hand where needed at events and awarded her a gold comet with a scroll illuminated by Master Alaric MacConnall and calligraphed by THL Keiran MacRae.

Next the presence of Deryk Archer was requested. He announced that he would be taking on Donubhan MacUltain as his student and presented Donubhan with his favor to signify their new relationship. Their Excellencies praised Deryk for sharing his knowledge and advised Donubhan and Deryk both to be faithful in their duties.

Lady Violante de Luna was invited forth by their Excellencies. Their Excellencies spoke of her service in kitchens and around events awarding her with a Gold Comet, presenting her with a scroll illuminated by Lady Isabel Fleuretan and calligraphed by THL Kameshima.

The skill of the Barony's throwers was then remarked upon by Their Excellencies. They noted that Alaric MacConnal had reached the the rank of Caster and that Rosalinda of Castile, Cathan O'Dubhagain, Hildarun Hugelman, and Violante de Luna had reached the rank of Verfur.

Their Excellencies then called forth Lady Cynewyn Æthelweardesdohter. They spoke of her prowess on the field and her service to the Barony's marshall program by securing practice sites. Thus They inducted her into the order of Red Comet presenting her with a scroll illuminated by Lady Isabel Fleuretan and calligraphed by THL Kameshima.

The presence of Donovan, Icile, Talyn, Melodia, Will, Lydia, Master William, Mistress Irene, and Deryk Archer was requested. Their Excellencies remarked on their assistance with set-up of the baronial encampment and as retainers and otherwise around Pennsic, and thus did Their Excellencies distribute Their favors among them.

Finally on the field, their Excellencies encountered Sir Graedwyn mab Teyrnon. Their Excellencies spoke of his chivalry, and his dedication to the training of new fighters and therefore did Their Excellencies grant him the Baronial Award of Excellence, presenting him with a scroll by Aiden ni Leir.

There being no further business the Court of Their Excellencies, Liam and Constance, Baron and Baroness of the Debatable Lands was closed.


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