Baron Jörgen Unruh
Palatine Baron and Baroness of Western Seas
November 2014 - 2015
New Baron and Baroness CrownedTwenythird day of November in the year 2014
Penned by Baroness Genevieve la Minstrelle
HUZZAH for the NEW BARON and BARONESS of WESTERN SEAS!!!!
We are happy to announce the winner and new Baron of Western Seas, His Excellency Jörgen Unruh who fought on behalf of his beautiful consort, Her Excellency Ödrianna!
With a field of 5, we were very impressed with the other competitors, m'Lord Martin who fought on behalf of his consort, m'Lady Elisabetta, Lord Andrew on behalf of his lady Melissa, Baron Claudius who fought on behalf of THL Duibheasa, and Lady Odrianna who fought on behalf of Lord Jorgen (yes indeed, husband and wife did fight each other for one round!). It was a double elimination tourney with one time with shield and one without shield. The Champion was Lord Andrew, who fought the final 2 out of 3 bouts. Huzzah, Lord Andrew!
Special presentations were made to Lord Gui as the newest member of the Baronial Guard, and m'Lady Christie and m'Lady Sadhbh for the pending award of Argent Comet.
Many, many thanks to Sir Marco for heading the Lists, Sir Valeran for being our Herald, and the presentations from the Baronial Guard, Canton of Castlenorth, Lord Jurgen and Lady Odrianna, and a beautiful singing presentation by m'Ladies Elisabetta, Mary, Hannah, and Rebecca.
Most of all, thank you to the entire Barony for all your help and support throughout this year. We are so grateful to you all for having us serve you! And we will always be here to help.
Western Seas Baronial EventTwelfth day of November in the year 2014
Announcing the Fighting Baronial Competition for the Barony of Western Seas! Scheduled for November 23rd, 2014 - the competition will be by arms. The Barony of Western Seas is the only Palatine Barony in the Kingdom of Caid. Whereas other Baronies select their leaders by vote or volunteerism, we here in the Western Seas earn the title by competitions - similar to the Crown Tourney. There are two types of competition, the Arts Baronial, and a Fighting Baronial. To learn more, read the lastest Runestone, just published on this day.
Seneschal Announces New WebwrightFourteenth day of September in the year 2014
The Mistress Rayven of Heronsmarch announced the appointment of the new Baronial Webwright, M'Lady Sadhbh inghean Uí Conghal, who will be managing the operation of the Barony of the Western Seas' web site as well as Canton web sites where needed. Mistress Rayven also acknowledged and thanked The Honorable Lady Takahara Ayame who had done much for the Barony during her time of service as Webwright.
Slider Image Notes
--Photo credit L.Z. Mitch circa 1999. Demonstration at the Honolulu Academy of Arts in Honolulu, Hawaii.
--Photo credit H. Jacobson circa 2008. The Castle North Grand Prize, Happiness is a Greek Tragedy. Event date June 20 - 22, 2008.
--Photo credit L & C Whitesell circa 2009. Twelfth Night celebration held at Davies Hall of Saint Andrews Cathedral.
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