Pelican (Order of)

Order of the Pelican

Rivka Vladimirovna Rivkina vigiled in the Outlands

The Honorable Lady Rivka Vladimirovna Rivkina has been placed on vigil by Their Majesties of the Kingdom of the Outlands to contemplate entry into the Order of the Pelican.

Sir Edward the Red to Become Pelican

At the recent Day of the Troubadours in the Kingdom of Ealdormere, Sir Edward the Red was asked to enter the Order of the Pelican.

Atlantia to make several peers

In the Kingdom of Atlantia, the recent Crown Tournament and War of the Wings events became venues at which Their Majesties summoned forth a total of three noble lords, who will be offered elevation to Peerage in early 2007.

Pictures from Royal Court at Caerthen A&S

Arwen Southernwood from the Kingdom of the Outlands has posted photos from the recent A&S Competition event held in the Barony of Caerthe (Denver, Colorado).

New Laurel and Pelican in Drachenwald

At Kingdom University in Drachenwald this last weekend, Lady Stella Seraphina von Leuchtenberg was elevated to the Order of the Laurel (for her cooking arts) and Lord George Fitzhume was elevated to the Order of the Pelican by King Michael and Queen Moira.

Viscountess Elisabeth Renee de Champagne to be Elevated to Pelican

At the upcoming Twelfth Night/Coronation celebration in the Kingdom of the West, Viscountess Elisabeth Renee de Champagne will be elevated by Their Majesties Rolf and Aurora to the Order of the Pelican. The elevation will take place January 6, 2007.

Two Elevated in Oertha

Lady Megan reports that two citizens of the Principality of Oertha (Alaska) in the Kingdom of the West, were recently elevated to peerages.

Baroness Anne Bigod Vigiled in the Outlands

Baroness Anne Bigod recently sat vigil to contemplate entry into the Order of the Pelican.

Baron Rory ua Riada to be Elevated to Peerage

Master Erik of Telemark has announced that Baron Rory ua Riada will be elevated to the Order of the Pelican by Their Majesties of Gleann Abhann on October 7, 2006.

Pelican Elevation Scheduled for Meridian Grand Tournament

Meistres Bronwen o Gydweli is delighted to announce that the elevation of her protegé, The Honorable Lady Molli Rose Kekilpenny, to the Order of the Pelican will take place on Saturday September 30th at Meridian Grand Tournament.

The Pelican's Version of Who Won the XXth War of the Lilies

At the final court at Calontir's XXth War of the Lilies, concerning the war's theme of Laurels versus Pelicans, the Head Instigators for the Pelicans produced and read the following documentation of how the winner of the war was determined:

Pelican Injured in Caid

A Caidan pelican (the kind with feathers, not the kind wearing a medallion) was injured on Pacific Coast Highway in Orange County, California on Thursday as a car struck her. Though the driver was sober, wildlife officials say that the pelican was "probably intoxicated."

Elevation in Meridies

Mistress Constance Aveline Merrifield and Master Sir Robert Hightower have announced that Baron Salih of Aksaray will sit vigil before his elevation into the Order of the Pelican, at Meridies, Shire of Thorngill's July Feast, July 8th.

Catherine Lorraine of Stonegate Manor to be Elevated in the West Kingdom

Mistress Isela di Bari and Mistress Theiadora Groves have announced that Catherine Lorraine of Stonegate Manor will sit vigil before her elevation to the Order of the Pelican at the upcoming West Kingdom June Crown.

Laurels & Pelicans Face Off at Lilies War

Conde Fernando Rodriguez de Falcon and Comtesse Lyriel de la Foret of the Kingdom of Calontir send warnings about rumblings among the Peers in their Kingdom to be resolved at this year's Lilies War: Laurels vs. Pelicans.

Midrealm Crown Tourney pictures online

Master Phillip the Pilgrim has uploaded pictures of Midrealm's Spring Crown Tourney to his (brand new!) Flickr account.

Pelican Rolling Pin at V&A

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is in possession of a unique artifact: a "culinary roller" dating to 1598 and bearing, among other decorations, a "pelican in her piety." One may only speculate possible SCA uses for this item.

Four elevated to the peerage at Rowany Festival.

At the Rowany Festival, held over Easter in the Kingdom of Lochac, Their Majesties Aedward and Yolande recognised the magnificent achievements of four of Their populace by elevating them to the peerage.

High Inquisitional Council of Peerages cries foul on Aoife's Links

Pursuant to new SCA corporate-level administrative sanctions, a High Inquisitional Council of Peers met recently behind closed doors and voted to censure Dame Aoife Finn of Ynos Mon, creator of the popular Aoife's Links column. SCAtoday.net has learned that the worst may be yet to come.

New Atlantian Pelican joins the flock

Their Royal Majesties of Atlantia, Janos & Rachel, elevated Lady Ysolt la Bretonne to the Order of the Pelican at the 31st Tourney of YMIR held in the Barony of Windmasters' Hill.

Tatiana Melville Elevated at Haire Affaire

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, reports on a Haire Affaire, a recent event in the Kingdom, and on the elevation of Tatiana Melville to the Order of the Pelican. Her Excellency also posts photos.

Tatiana Melville placed on vigil for Order of the Pelican

Tatiana Melville was summoned by Their Majesties Kitadate-tenno and Æsa Gilsdottir at Their court at Boar's Feast, and asked to stand vigil for elevation to the Order of the Pelican.

Kevin O'Shaughnessy becomes Peer, Don, Earl Marshal of Northshield

On December 10, 2005 at the Boar's Head event in the Kingdom of Northshield, during evening court, their Majesties Æsa Gilsdottir and Kitadate-tenno recognized Kevin O'Shaughnessy as a Master of the Pelican and a Master of the Laurel.

Paul & Catriona New Viceroy & Vicereine of Insulae Draconis

Mistress Ariel reports that Lord Paul, son of Brian and Lady Catriona of the Ravens, was the winner of the recent Coronet in Insulae Draconis.

A Vigiling at Simple Day

Their Majesties Alaric and Noelle of the Middle Kingdom have placed Sir Raedwulf Caveron O’Dell on vigil for the Order of the Pelican. Mistress Heirusalem Crystoma files this report on the joyous occasion.

Duchess Marion fitz William Placed on Vigil

Magistra Nicolaa de Bracton announced that Duchess Marion fitz William of the Kingdom of Ealdormere has been placed on vigil to become a member of the Order of the Pelican.

Farewell to Count Francois DuVant

Radu and Broinnfinn, Lord and Lady Heir of Gleann Abhann, have sadly announced that Count Francois DuVant, KSCA and OP, has passed away today.

Lochac Monarchs Name Two to Peerages

At Lochac's recent Crown Tournament, Their Majesties elevated two of Their citizens to peerages.

Peers Made at Rowany Festival

Two new peers were made at Lochac's recent Rowany Festival. Helene de Puy, Baroness Rowany, was made a member of the Order of the Laurel, and Viscountess Bliss of Teine became a Pelican.

Dame Eleanore Recalls the Lineage of Ealdormere's Order of the Pelican

Dame Eleanor Cadfan celebrates the elevation of Dame Sarra and relates the lineage of the Order of the Pelican in the Kingdom of Ealdormere.