Caid Timeline

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Introduction

This document represents the combined efforts of many people, including Baron Aldred von Lechsend aus Froschheim, Duchess Neptha of Thebes, Duchess Diana de Savigny, Master Timotheus Zacharia von Schloss Zwilling, Sir Charles of Dublin, Baron John ap Griffin, Baroness Gabrielle nicChlurain, Mistress Joan of Crawfordsmuir, Baron Conrad von Regensburg, Countess Bevin Fraser of Stirling, Baron Jared Alexandre Blaydeaux, Mistress Mary Taran of Glastonbury, Mistress Eowyn Amberdrake, Viscountess Caitriona ni Bhriain, Baroness Isabeau Eaglestone of Glinwood, and Baron Paganus Grimlove, as well as Master Wilhelm von Schlussel and Master Hirsch von Henford (West Kingdom) and Master Michel Wolffauer (East Kingdom).

Disclaimer: THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS! This history may have errors in it, as some of the information relies on human memory rather than printed documentation, so your kind indulgence is appreciated. Please send corrections and additions to Duchess Natalya de Foix at caidhistory @ sca-caid dot org.

Before Caid

You will find details about the early history of the Kingdom of the West at http://history.westkingdom.org/ which is managed by Master Hirsch von Henford. Whether you were active then or not, you are encouraged to visit the site and see what the SCA was like in its early days. You are also encouraged to explore the Compendium to see specific details about Caid's populace and various territorial areas.

Historical happenings of note:

The Principality of Caid

The Kingdom of Caid

On June 3, 1978, Caid became a kingdom. To view subsequent events, type "Events" and the year you'd like to see in the Search box on the left (i.e., Events 1982), or return to the Main Page and select "Events" in the Navigation section.

Early Days of Caid: The Kingdom

Kingdom Championships "other firsts"

Caidan "Firsts"

Date Occurrence Details
01/03/1970 1st Caidans to receive Awards of Arms Flavia Beatrice Carmigniani (Bjo of Griffin) & John ap Griffin
09/06/1970 1st Barony in the SCA Barony of the Angels (The Kingdom of Atenveldt was founded as a Barony in November 1969, but there was no Baron so it was designated a Province, then a Principality, and eventually the 4th Kingdom).
01/09/1971 1st Caidan 12th Night Caid 12th Night 1971
01/09/1971 1st Baronial Order in the SCA Order of the Seraphic Star
05/01/1971 1st Caidan Court Baron Pwyll pen Tyrhon
02/1972 1st Canton in the SCA Canton of Naess
03/26/1972 1st Caidan to be knighted (at a West Kingdom event) Bruno von der Eiche
10/13/1973 1st Caidan knighted at a Caidan event Christian of Orange (Hugh the Undecided and William Gordon of York were also knighted)
10/13/1973 1st Caidan to receive West Kingdom's Queen's Order of Grace (QOG) Hugh the Undecided
10/20/1973 1st Shire in the SCA Riesling (Originally part of the Kingdom of the West)
05/05/1974 1st Caidan Pelican Bevin Fraser of Stirling
05/05/1974 1st Principality Seneschal Bevin Fraser of Stirling
06/09/1974 1st Prince & Princess of Caid Christian of Orange & Denysa de las Mariposas
08/1974 1st "unofficial" newsletter Flavia Beatrice Carmigniani (Bjo of Griffin) & John ap Griffin
09/21/1974 1st Caidan to receive Mucking Great Clubbe (MGC) for ferocity on the field Martin the Temperate
01/1975 The Albert Fund established Designated by Maneke Neko Cat Banks
03/22/1975 1st Caidan to receive Order of the Battered Helm for Best Death on the field Einar aus Enwelt
04/26/1975 First Caid Rebellion
05/03/1975 1st Caidan to receive West Kingdom's Queen's Cypher Daniel the Bard
08/02/1975 1st Caidan Laurel Bevin Fraser of Stirling
09/27/1975 1st Caidan to receive double peerage on the same day Flavia Beatrice Carmigniani (Bjo of Griffin)
04/24/1976 1st Caidan Court Baroness Rosemary of Talmont
06/01/1976 1st Caidan to receive the Order of the Dolphin Flavia Beatrice Carmigniani (Bjo of Griffin)
06/30/1976 University of Ithra at Caid established; became Collegium Caidis. 1st Chancellor Flavia Beatrice Carmigniani (Bjo of Griffin)
09/1976 1st Caidan to receive Legion of Courtesy Su of the Silver Horn
01/1977 1st Caidan laws are published in the Crown Prints
01/08/1977 Petition for Kingdom status presented at Kingdom of the West 12th Night Martin the Temperate & Arabella Lyon de Rohese; Eloise of Lancaster presented the petition to Andrew of Riga & Patrice d'Cilla
06/04/1977 Youngest Princess in the SCA Lorissa du Griffin
03/18/1978 1st and only Caidan Monarchs of the Kingdom of the West Gregory of York & Bevin Fraser of Stirling
04/22/1978 First Crown Tournament 1978
06/03/1978 First Coronation Festival 1978 Armand de Sevigny & Diana de Savigny
06/03/1978 1st Laurel given by Crown of Caid Giesele Hildegaard of the Mystic Dragon
08/20/1977 1st Crown Prints Prize Tourney Created by Maestra Flavia Beatrice Carmigniani, held in Isles
11/18/1978 1st Knight created by Crown of Caid Patrick of Innisfree
01/13/1979 1st Pelican created by Crown of Caid Catriona nicChlurain
01/25/1990 1st Make-A-Wish Tournament held in the SCA Angels Melee Tourney 1990
05/02/2015 Caid elevates the 1st members of the Order of Defense Shire of Darach 40th Anniversary 2015

Western Rulers of Caid

King Queen SCA Year Calendar Year
Andrew of Riga Salome de las Palomas [1] A.S. VIII-IX 5 Jan 1974 - 4 May 1974
William of Hoghton [2] Donna of Rollingwood [3] A.S. IX 4 May 1974 - 3 Aug 1974
Douglas Longshanks Lorna of Leeds A.S. IX 3 Aug 1974 - 4 Jan 1975
Paul of Bellatrix Carol of Bellatrix A.S. IX-X 4 Jan 1975 - 3 May 1975
Andrew of Riga Patrice d'Cilla A.S. X 3 May 1975 - 2 Aug 1975
Douglas Longshanks Lorna of Leeds A.S. X 2 Aug 1975 - 10 Jan 1976
William of Hoghton [4] Donna of Rollingwood [5] A.S. X-XI 10 Jan 1976 - 1 May 1976
Paul of Bellatrix Carol of Bellatrix A.S. XI 1 May 1976 - 31 Jul 1976
Kevin Peregrynne [6] Patrice di Coeur Fidel [7] A.S. XI 31 Jul 1976 - 8 Jan 1977
Andrew of Riga Patrice d'Cilla A.S. XI 8 Jan 1977 - 23 Apr 1977
Terrence of Halliday [8] Jennet of Two Minds [9] A.S. XI-XII 23 Apr 1977 - 30 Jul 1977
Paul of Bellatrix Carol of Bellatrix A.S. XII 30 Jul 1977 - 7 Jan 1978
Terrence of Halliday [10] Allissandra Olympia de Martiessa [11] A.S. XII 7 Jan 1978 - 29 Apr 1978
Gregory of York Bevin Fraser of Stirling A.S. XII-XIII 29 Apr 1978 - 3 Jun 1978 (Caid became a Kingdom)