Winter Coronation 1979

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Balin and Amsha
Location: Benedicts Castle / Dreiburgen
Date: 11/17/1979

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From the Crown Prints


The Coronation of Sir Balin of Tor and Amsha Al Sirhan will be held on Saturday, 17 November XIV, in the Barony of Dreiburgen, at Benedict Castle in Riverside. The Coronation Tourney will be held on Sunday, 18 November, XIV, at Hunt Park in Riverside.

  • 12:20 p.m. Hall opens
  • 2:00 p.m. Final Court of their Majesties Gregory and Arianyn and the Coronation of Their Highnesses Balin and Amsha
  • Thereafter: Half-hour interlude for Lemonade and Cookies
  • Thereafter: Presentation Court
  • Supper interlude
  • 7:00 p.m. Revel

The Revel will be held at Benedict Castle, and shall be a dessert revel. The theme is Caid, and desserts should contribute to this theme, although desserts not conforming to this theme will also be welcome. A prize is offered for the dessert best portraying the theme. If you wish to bring a dessert, please contact Brann & Kyna as soon as possible.

The fee for the revel is $2.00, which shall go towards meeting costs. Those bringing desserts shall be admitted GRATIS. Non-alcoholic beverages will be provided by the Barony. IMPORTANT; BENEDICT CASTLE IS OWNED BY TEEN CHALLENGE, AND IT IS A VERY DRY HALL. THUS NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES WILL BE ALLOWED. The Court Dancing Competition of the Arts Pentathlon will be held at the Revel.

LODGINGS: Those desirous of overnight lodgings should contact Elenoré de Brus d'Artois prior to 14 November, XIV. Indicate allergies and if you use tobacco.

Coronation Tourney

  • Tierce (9 a.m.) Pitch thy pavilions
  • 10:30 a.m. Opening Court
  • 5:00 p.m. Closing Court

Lists and the Arts Pentathlon will be held during the day along with other contests.

CONTEST: Design an historically accurate and practical costume which can be comfortably worn through the dirt and physical activity of a typical war or tourney. For further rules and judging standards, contact Angelina Nicollette


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