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|Barony of Calafia|
Azure, a sea serpent ondoyant-emergent sable fimbriated Or, overall a trident with a laurel wreath entwined in its tines Or
CalafiaRRE was founded in November, 1970 as a part of the Kingdom of the West. It is one of the founding baronies of Caid, and is currently ruled by Their Excellencies Gamyl and Danyel who stepped up as Baron and Baroness at Calafia Anniversary on November 3, 2018.
Meaning: Named after Queen Calafia, ruler of the island kingdom of California after which the real-world peninsula and state were named. Calafia was a legendary warrior queen who figures in The Adventures of Esplandián, written by Castilian author Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo sometime around 1525. 
Established: 2/19/1972 was the first anniversary tourney.
Blazon: Azure, a sea serpent ondoyant-emergent sable fimbriated Or, overall a trident with a laurel wreath entwined in its tines Or.
Heraldic officer's title: Trident The herald's title is one of the two major charges of the arms.
Awards: Golden Trident (service), Leodamas of Thebes (contributions to the harmony of the Barony), Gilded Thimble (improvement in costuming), Serpent's Talon (armored combat), Serpent's Fang (rapier and unarmored combat), Serpent's Flame (A&S, the spreading and teaching of)
Newsletter: Serpent's Tongue. Newsletter established in February, 1972.
Territories of Calafia
- Canton of Summergate
- College of Saint Isidore
- College of Saint Artemas
- Canton of Poll na Gainmhe
- Canton of Tanwayour
Former Territories of Calafia
- Stronghold of Dun na Mara Fianna
- Canton of Sayf al Tanweer
- Canton of Sonnental
- Incipient College of St. Ursula
- See the full list of Baronage at Calafia Baronage
| Caidan Baronies: Altavia, Angels, Calafia, Dreiburgen, Dun Or, Gyldenholt, Lyondemere, Naevehjem, Nordwache, Starkhafn, Western Seas, Wintermist|
Caidan Shires: Al-Sahid, Carreg Wen, Darach, Isles
Caidan Cantons: Bard's Keep, Canyons, Castle North, Cragdon, Gallavally, Mons Draconis, Peridot Isle, Poll na Gainmhe, Steinsee, Summergate, Tanwayour, Torvald, Valley Azure
Caidan Colleges: Boethius, Fenwood Knoll, Noe, Saint Artemas, Saint Firmin, San Ambrogio, San Isidore, Tour d'Yvoire, Voyagers
Other Information: Former Territories, Kingdoms, Known World