Laurel

Order of the Laurel

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.

Emmelyne de Marksbury elevated as Laurel in the Middle Kingdom

Emmelyne de Marksbury, silkewoman, was admitted to the Order of the Laurel at Dragonsmark's annual Candlemas event last Saturday, February 2. She was placed on vigil early in the morning, and was elevated at a well-attended evening court.

Danr Becomes Northshield's First Laurel

Master Cadwallon has reported that THL Danr has become Northshield's first member of the Order of the Laurel.

East Kingdom Laurel Ranks to Grow

Lord Robin Gallowglass of the East Kingdom reports that the Order of the Laurel will be increased by two in that kingdom.

Balthasar Yvon Charon Elevated to Laurel in AnTir

At the Kingdom of AnTir's recent Twelfth Night celebration, Msgr. Balthasar Yvon Charon was elevated to the Order of the Laurel.

Melisant Saint-Clair to be Elevated to Laurel

Melisant Saint-Clair has been placed on vigil by Their Majesties of Atlantia to be elevated to the Order of the Laurel.

Confections and Cakes

Countess Alys Katharine of the Middle Kingdom maintains this web site with resources and recipes for medieval confections, cakes, subtleties, and other culinary delights. The site also has articles of general interest outside the subject of cooking.