The Crown Principality of the North (western British Columbia and northern
Washington), has moved one step closer to becoming a full principality.
In the long procedure of changing status in the SCA, groups often celebrate
each step toward their goals. In the Principality of the North, the
announcement that their second choice name and device have passed the College
of Arms has led to one such celebration. The name chosen is Tir Righ, meaning
King's Land. The name "North" is still under consideration.
According to Elizabeth Braidwood, Deputy Seneschale in Tir Righ for
Principality Stuff, the device is as follows: "Azure, on a saltire between four
mullets of eight points argent a laurel wreath azure," which may be viewed
graphically by clicking on the header of this article.
If all goes as planned, Tir Righ will hold its first Coronet Tournament April
26-27, 2003 in the Shire of Lionsdale, and investiture June 14-15, 2003 at a
site yet to be determined.