Category Archives: Court Reports

Reports of awards given and decrees issued in Royal and Baronial courts at Lochmere events.

Midwinter’s Revel Royal Court Report

Unto the Populace of Atlantia,

Herein begins the report for the court of Their Royal Majesties, Vladimir and Kalisa, Tsar and Tsaritsa of Atlantia, held this evening, the 19th of January Anno Societatis XLII, in Their Barony of Lochmere at the event Midwinters Revel. Their Royal Majesties opened first with a welcome to all before summoning forward the children of Atlantia. After instructing the children to chase the man with the box, Their Royal Majesties unleashed the children upon the great toy quest.

Their Royal Majesties next summoned Lady Oliva Isabelle from the Barony of Caer Mear. After commending Lady Oliva for her work as Royal Scrivener, Their Royal Majesties made Lady Oliva a Companion of the Coral Branch.

Next Their Royal Majesties called forward Genevieve Dompier Du Marche to commend her for her diligent work in support of the Barony and award her arms.

Laird Seanne Alanysn was next summoned into Their Royal Majesties’ presence. For his service to Atlantia and the Shire of Roxbury Mill, Laird Seanne was inducted into the Order of the Opal.

Following this, Their Royal Majesties bid the newcomers of Atlantia to come forward. After thanking them for coming and commending them as the future of Atlantia, Their Royal Majesties presented each newcomer with a Spike token.

Their Royal Majesties next called for Lady Madeleine Rose de Cardeville. They commended Lady Madeleine on her leadership of a commedia troupe (Gli Zelanti), and inducted her into the Order of the Coral Branch.

Next Their Royal Majesties summoned Lady Errenach the Lost of Lochmere. After praising her efforts in the commedia troupe, Their Royal Majesties made Lady Errenach a Companion of the Opal.

It pleased Their Royal Majesties to called Elena Margarida de la Vega y Serrano into Their court, to commend her efforts in the support of Lochmere, and to award her arms.

Their Royal Majesties next called forward the youths, Nikolai Kievski, Sabina Claremond, Gunnar Bloodax, Joseph Galmrson, and Alasandra de Leon. For their exemplary acts of service—many of the youths came directly from the kitchen—these youths were award the Hippocampus.

Following this, Their Royal Majesties gave leave to Their Excellencies, Galmr and Eydís, Baron and Baroness of Lochmere, to conduct court. When Their Excellencies’ court had concluded, Their Royal Majesties concluded court with one last matter.

It pleased Their Royal Majesties in the morning to place on vigil Baroness Elizabeth Harlyn from Their Barony of Storvik to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican. As the last matter of Their court, Their Royal Majesties summoned Baroness Elizabeth Harlyn and the Order of the Pelican. After receiving testimonies from representatives of the Rose, the Chivalry, the Laurel, and the Pelican, and after receiving Baroness Elizabeth’s oath, Their Royal Majesties found it fitting to elevate her to the Order of the Pelican, Mistress Elizabeth Harlyn.

Their being no further business, Their Royal Majesties closed Their court.


Update: Following the evening feast, Their Royal Majesties opened another court heralded by Bantiarna Shannon inghean Bhriain uí Dhuilleáin in which they presented Marcus Galmrson with an award of the Hippocampus.

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Baronial Court Report – Night under the Town

Unto Their Majesties, Cuán and Pádraigin, King and Queen of Atlantia; unto Their Excellencies, Galmr Ingolfsson and Eydís Herjolfrsdóttir, Baron and Baroness of Lochmere, and unto Triton Principal Herald also, greetings.

With the gracious consent of His Most Atlantian Majesty, Cuán, King of Atlantia, Their Excellencies of Lochmere held a baronial court on the afternoon of Saturday, March 31, 2012, on the fighting field of Night Under the Town.

First, Their Excellencies greeted the populace with warm words of welcome and thanked all who had attended the event. They then bade Their herald, Lady Máire inghean Dhúnchaín mhic Oisdealbhaigh call Lord Arghylle Buchanan (John Arghile) into court. For all his many acts of service to the Barony of Lochmere, Lord Arghylle was made a member of the Order of the Blasted Oak.

Next, Christian the Younger was called forth. Their Excellencies, aware of his skill in the martial arts and minded to honor Christian for that, made him a member of the Order of the Crab’s Claw.

For the service which Lord Gabrell Faircloughe rendered to the Barony, especially at Night Under the Town, Their Excellencies bestowed upon him their Award of Excellence. The blood, toil, sweat and tears shed by Lord Gabrell during the erecting of a tent on the site were especially noted by the Baron and Baroness.

Baron Galmr and Baroness Eydís then requested the presence in Their Court of Lord Alric the Mad and thanked him for his service as Their Rapier Champion. They then asked that Armegardj Sigirdsdottir come before them. Their Excellencies congratulated her on her fencing abilities and requested that she become Their new Rapier Champion as they were sore in need of one. The lady Armegardj assented and was presented with the tokens of her office.

Their Excellencies recognized Mistress Arianna Morgan, the event autocrat, and asked her to come into Their court. Mistress Arianna announced the winners of the various events and awarded the prizes to the victors. She also thanked most fulsomely those who had contributed to making Night Under the Town a most excellent event.

When Mistress Arianna had completed her business, the Baron and Baroness deemed Their court finished and so ended the Lochmere baronial court at Night Under the Town on Saturday, March 31, 2012.

Given under my hand,
Máire inghean Dhúnchaín mhic Oisdealbhaigh, Deputy Baronial Herald

Reproduced with only diacritical changes from the List.

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Royal Court Report – Night Under the Town

Señor Santiago Ruiz de Zaragoza
Unto Their Royal Majesties, Cuán MacDaige and Pádraigín Ó hEachach,

Most High and Mighty Sovereigns,

In obedience to Your Majesties’ commands, herein begins my account of the Courts of Your Royal Majesties held this 31st day of March, Anno Societatis XLVI, being the Gregorian year 2012, in the Barony of Lochmere at the event Night under the Town.

In the evening, His Majesty conducted court. After greeting the populace and causing the sun to shine upon the faces of the populace, His Majesty gave leave to Lochmere to conduct Baronial Court. Your Majesties may surely find the business of Their Excellencies’ Court in the report belonging to Lady Máire inghean Dhúncháin mhic Oisdealbhaigh, Pursuivant, who heralded for Their Excellencies.

When Your Majesties’ Court resumed, His Majesty bid the newcomers stand that He may greet them.

His Majesty next commanded the presence of Lady Caitilín inghean Fheichín from the Barony of Ponte Alto. For her bravery on the field at Gulf Wars, Lady Caitilín was awarded a Shark’s Tooth.

Next, His Majesty summoned Annalee of Lochmere. His Majesty graciously thanked Annalee for her service and dedication to the arts, and raised her to the nobility of Lochmere, awarding her arms and giving her a token as promise of a scroll.

His Majesty then commanded the presence of Master Áedán Aylwyn. When Master Áedán had taken his place, His Majesty summoned Lord Matheu Herrero de Cádiz. After relating the feats of bravery accomplished by Lord Matheu and Master Áedán at Gulf Wars, His Majesty award Lord Matheu a Shark’s Tooth through Master Áedán.

His Majesty next summoned James of Lochmere, better known as James the Well-Accessorized or James the Accessory. Dismissing the notion that He had summoned James for his finery, His Majesty commended James for his willing service by raising him to the ranks of the nobility, awarding him arms and giving a token as promise of a scroll.

Next His Majesty summoned Gwen of Lochmere. His Majesty made note of Gwen’s service both in Atlantia and in her previous Kingdom, and raised her to the nobility, awarding her arms.

Lastly, His Majesty commanded the presence of Lady Máire inghean Dhúncháin mhic Oisdealbhaigh. For her consistent willingness to teach the arts, Lady Máire was inducted into the Order of the Coral Branch.

Having completed all business possible at that time, thus closed the evening Court of Your Royal Majesties.

During the feast, when the populace was well-sated and the award recipients were unable to escape His Majesty’s radiance, His Majesty did hold court again. His Majesty first commanded the presence of Lord Vels Inn Viggladi. For his dedication to the art of woodworking, Lord Vels was made a Companion of the Coral Branch.

His Majesty next invited Frau Annalies Gabriels and Brandi of Lochmere before Him. He gave leave to them to conduct business in His Presence. Frau Annalies and Brandi requested the presence of Arglwyddes Saige ferch Cedwyn upon whom they bestowed the award given them for their service to the Lochmere Assassins Guild.

Then His Majesty commanded the presence of Armegardj Sigirdsdottir. His Majesty commended Armegardj and noted that it would only be fitting to her new station as Lochmere’s Rapier Champion that she be awarded arms and raised to the nobility of Atlantia.

At that point, His Majesty summoned the cooks of the evening’s feast into His Presence. Once all were present, His Majesty thanked the cooks and all who served in the kitchen and bid the populace drink a health to them.

The last order of business for the evening was to summon Baroness Dealla Cohen into Court. His Majesty officially installed Baroness Dealla as Deputy Earl Marshal for Thrown Weapons.

All Royal business having been completed, thus closed the Court of Their Royal Majesties.

I beg Your Majesties to hold me ever in Your protection; and I remain, praying our Lord God for Your Majesties’ lives and the increase of much greater States,

Your Servant,
Señor Santiago Ruiz de Zaragoza, Cornet

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Pennsic XXXIX Court

Let it be known that on the eighth day of August, A.S. XLV, Their Excellencies Lochmere Margery and Dominick did in Their encampment at Pennsic War hold court, where They did bestow upon Lady Saige ferch Cedwyn and Lady Avice Claremond Their Award of Excellence!

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