Laurel

Order of the Laurel

Two Elevated in Northshield

The Kingdom of Northshield recently saw two of its residents, Hrodir Vigageirr Toreson and Faerisa Gwynarden, elevated to the peerage.

Judith de Northumbria Elevated to Laurel

Sir Gerhardt von Wuestenburg has announced that Judith de Northumbria was placed on vigil by Their Majesties Michael and Moira of the Kingdom of Drachenwald to contemplate acceptance into the Order of the Laurel.

Lady Brianna MacBain Elevated to the Order of the Laurel for Falconry

Lady Brianna MacBain, Royal Falconer to King Brion Anthony Uriel Tarragon of the East Kingdom, was elevated to the Order of the Laurel for her skill and teaching of the arts of falconry at the East Kingdom's Southern Region War Camp on Saturday, July 22, AS 41.

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New Laurel Made in Atenveldt

Lady Angele Plaisance was elevated to the Order of the Laurel Highlands War XII in the Barony of Ered Sul, Kingdom of Atenveldt.

Pennsic to Feature Laurels' Prize Tourney

Maitresse Yvianne de Castel d'Avignon has announced that a Laurel's Prize Tourney will take place Friday August 18, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. on the Blue Tourney Field.

Baroness Eithni Elevated at WW 13

Josceline reports that Baroness Eithni ingen Talorgan was placed on vigil for elevation to the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties of Northshield at the recent Warriors and Warlords 13.

Viscount Richard de Camville to be Elevated to Laurel

House Bearhaven and Chateau de Camville have announced that they will host a vigil in honor of Viscount Richard de Camville who will be elevated to the Order of the Laurel July 15, 2006 by Their Majesties of the West.

Peregrine the Illuminator Placed on Vigil

Her Excellency Baroness Aurelia Rufinia of the Barony of Carolingia in the East Kingdom has announced that an open vigil will be held for Peregrine the Illuminator who will be elevated to the Order of the Laurel at Pennsic.

Sven Odin-Eye to be Elevated in An Tir

At Their Final Court during the Kingdom of An Tir's Spring Coronation, Their Majesties will elevate Sven Odin-Eye to the Order of the Laurel.

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.

Ealdormere Crown Tournament Event Report

Ealdormerean correspondent Colyne Stewart, newly returned from the East Kingdom, relates the goings-on at Ealdormere's latest Crown Tournament.

News from Ealdormere Crown Tourney

Duke Roak of Ealdormere, who fought for the honour of Lady Jocea of Ealdormere, defeated Count Sarnac Bahadur in the finals of Ealdormere's Crown Tournament on Saturday, May 27.

A Challenge to the Knowne Worlde in honor of Mistress Siobhán ní hEodhusa

Siobhan Medhbh O'Roarke of the West Kingdom has issued a challenge to a quest of learning, in loving memory of her recently-departed namesake, Mistress Siobhán ní hEodhusa.

Sad news from the West Kingdom

On May 16, 2006, Mistress Siobhán ní hEodhusa (Leigh Ann Hussey) of the West Kingdom, also known as Siobhán the Fiddler, was killed in an automobile/motorcycle crash in Livermore, CA.

Maudeleyn Godeliva Tailour to be Elevated to Laurel

Master Allan of Moffat has announced that his apprentice, THL Maudeleyn Godeliva Tailour, will be elevated to Laurel at the Meridies Spring Crown List.

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.

THL Eleanor Fairchild Placed on Vigil for Laurel

Citizens of four kingdoms came together to ask Their Majesties Edward and Rylyn of Ealdormere that THL Eleanor Fairchild be elevated to the Order of the Laurel at the end of the first court at Ealdormere's St. Maximus day event on April 8, 2006.

How to become a Laurel

Greetings Good Gentles, I have a question pertaining to how participants become Laurels. I am unable to find any information as to the process and finer points. Can someone please point me in the right direction... YiS Fionn

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.

Treasures of Early SCA History

On her projects page, Mistress Therasia von Tux provides scanned documents from the Twelfth Night Roll "used in 1968 (AS 2) to create the chivalry as an order, create the order of the laurel plus create the first dukes."

Estrella War to host Laurel (and apprentice) combat prize list

Maestro Domingo has announced that there will be a Laurels Combat Prize Tournament at Estrella XXII.

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.

AEthelmearc Fencing Laurel Vigil and Elevation at Pennsic

Baron Quinn Kerr will be sent to vigil to contemplate his elevation to the Order of the Laurel at the end of Opening Ceremonies at the Pennsic War, on Sunday morning, August 14.

Whiskey Bards Speak of the Elevation of One of Their Own: Tonius Von Driele

Two of the Whiskey Bards Speak of the Elevation of their own Tonius von Driele to the Order of the Laurel on Sunday July 24th at Highlands War's Raven Court of Eduard and Asa.

Writ for Fencing Laurel issued in Aethelmearc

From the court of Their Royal Majesties, Malcolm and Tessa, King and Queen of AEthelmearc, at St Swithins 20th Anniversary celebration, comes word of a gentle summoned to stand vigil for the Order of the Laurel.

New Laurels for the Kingdom of Northshield

On Saturday July 9th at the 12th annual Warlords and Warriors Day in the Court of Tarrach and Fina, King and Queen of Northshield, Cainnech ruadh MacGuairi and Cinniu ingen Cuthbaid were created Companions of the Order of the Laurel.

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.

New Peers Made in AEthelmearc

At the recent Passing of the Ice Dragon event held in Rhydderich Hael (Buffalo, New York), Their Majesties Rurik and Angelik of AEthelmearc elevated Lyev Davidovitch, Katja Davidova Orlova Khazarina and Roberta McMorland to the Order of the Laurel.