Ealdormere

Kingdom of Ealdormere

17th Annual Pikeman’s Pleasure

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The Holy Land Beckons! A great hewn cry has come forth “WE SHALL CRUSADE”. We muster our troops, ready our caravans and prepare our households for Crusade. Please join Petrea Thule for a day of challenges, trials and triumphs on our journey to the Holy Land. We shall begin our race to the mysterious lands to the east at 10 am on the morning of June 2nd 2007 A.S. XLII. The day shall reach fruition at 11 pm after a wondrous foreign and exotic feast. The Normans may have a head start but the Saxons and the Baron are hot on the trail; which team will reach the Holy land first and seize the glory? Location:
Canton of Petrea Thule (Millbrook, Ontario)

Nine Mile Portage Heritage Festival seeking re-enactors

David J. Brunelle, Heritage Co-ordinator for the Nine Mile Portage Heritage Festival in Barrie, Ontario, has announced that the festival is seeking re-enactors, artisans and entertainers for this year's festival which will take place September 21-22, 2007.

Trumbrand and Kaylah New Prince and Princess of Ealdormere

After a Crown tourney that King Edouard deemed "one of the most grueling in Ealdormere history," lasting over five hours, Master Trumbrand the Wanderer, fighting for THL Kaylah the Cheerful, bested Sir Evander MacLachlan, who fought for THL Melusine de la Rose, in the finals.

Ealdormere Crown combatants announced

The list of Crown Combatants and their consorts for the upcoming Tournament in the Kingdom of Ealdormere is available on the Legio Draconis website.

Ealdormere's Spring 2007 Coronation photos online

Eirik Andersen has posted a large album of photos from the Kingdom of Ealdormere's Spring 2007 Coronation on the Two Ravens website.

Septentrian Investiture photos online

Eirik Andersen has posted an album of photos from the recent Septentrian Investiture on his Two Ravens website.

Ealdormere announces Crown Tourney combattants and consorts

King Edouard and Queen Domhnail have announced the list of combattants and consorts for Ealdormere's Crown Tourney, to be held May 26. In no particular order, here is the list:

Klash of the Kelts

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Flaming Sky presents Klash of the Kelts, May 19, 2007.

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Ecole secondaire publique l'ODYSSEE
480 Norman St.
North Bay, ON Site

Opens: 10 am - 9 pm

Site Fee: Donation.
Feast: Adult $14.00, Children 6-12: $7.00, Free for children under 6.
Make cheques payable to "SCA Inc. - Flaming Sky"

The Activities

  • How to make a great kilt in 15 minutes (no sewing required) Location:
    Flaming Sky (North Bay, Ontario)

News from Ealdormere

Mistress Nicolaa reports that in the past two weeks several major events have taken place in the Kingdom of Ealdormere.

Fruits of our Labours

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This event is best described as a weekend dedicated to the ‘arts practical’. All classes will be hands-on and will result in the creation of items and the formation of skills. Class lists will be posted on the website and interested teachers are encouraged to contact the autocrats. All martial activities will include an instructional component either in the making of arms and armour or the use of such. The site has an archery range and excellent tourney fields. (It is Ontario’s primary Scout leadership training Centre) Location:
Barony of Ramshaven (Acton, Ontario)

Spring Tune Up 2007

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Come and remove the "rust of the winter" from your armor! Fling the cloth yard shaft on the archery range (weather permitting). Fencers come and foil your opponents. Children come pursue combat with boffer weapons. Spend some coin in the merchant area or pass the time socializing in the great hall.

Saturday June 9 2007
Cookstown Curling Club

A&S-We have classes in veil beading, drop spindle, poetry, hood making, Location:
Canton of Caer Draeth (Cookstown, Ontario)

Dandelion Festival VII

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Come one come all to the Annual Celebration of the Dandelion Saturday MAY 5th 2007

This year's festivities include, several raffles, a Treasure Hunt, a Tournament of Spring both Heavy and Rapier, the Dance of the Maypole, children's activities and too many other things to name.

A sumptuous Feast will be prepared by Lady Gudrun and her assistants. A lunch counter will be prepared by Lord Sven and Lady Kersteken. Location:
Stronghold of TorBrant (Pembroke, Ontario)

Marian of Heatherdale announces Amphisbaena Project

In her April 2007 newsletter, recording artist Heather Dale (Lady Marian of Heatherdale) reports that the Amphisbaena Project, a website to allow "independent recording artists who create original works or interpretations that celebrate historical life up until the Renaissance era," will soon be ready.

A Kid in King Roak’s Court

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The Barony of Rising Waters is pleased to introduce the fourth Annual Children’s Fair in Ealdormere “A Kid in King Roak’s Court” Saturday, March 31, 2007, A.S. XL

Trinity United Church Hall
15 Pine Street S, Thorold, ON
L2V 3L1

Site opens: 9:00 a.m., Site Closes: 10:00 p.m.
By choice the event will be Dry.
No pets allowed - working animals only.

Site Only Fees: Location:
Barony of Rising Waters (Thorold, Ontario)

Tworavens.org Presents: Eirik's Break the Back of Winter Photos

Eirik Andersen has published a gallery of photos from Ealdormere's recent Break the Back of Winter event on the Two Ravens website.

Ragnarok VIII

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Join us for the season's first camping event. Activities will include: Heavy fighting, Fencing, Archery, Youth Combat, Bardic goodness and A&S classes. Fishing is also permitted on Lake Belwood, pursuant to the laws of Ontario (bring a fishing license).

Camp Bellaleo
860 8th Line
Fergus, Ontario

Site fee per day:
$7 per adult 16+ (maximum $25 for weekend)
$4 for children 5-15 (maximum $12 for weekend) Location:
Barony of Ramshaven (Fergus, Ontario)

Ealdormere Crown Tournament XIX

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The Barony of Ben Dunfirth proudly invites you to the Crown Tournament of Edouard and Domhnail May 26th, 2007

Ancaster Fairgrounds – Marritt Hall
625 Garner Road East
Ancaster. L9G 3K9

Site opens: 9:30 am
Site Closes:11:00 pm

Site Fees:
Adult - $10.00
Child - $5.00
Feast - $10.00
$4.00 Non-member surcharge for adults will be in effect
Cheques made payable to “SCA-Ben Dunfirth” Location:
Barony of Ben Dunfirth (Ancaster, Ontario)

Forward into the Past XVII

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Since 1990, the Kitchener-Waterloo branch (Bryniau Tywynnog) of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) has presented a day of classes exemplifying the best of the Middle Ages. Over the years, several other groups such as the Dark Ages Recreation Company, Regia, and AEMMA have joined the SCA in making this an exciting and educational event. FITP is a non-profit event with any profit going to the local chapter of the SCA (a non-profit group). The local chapter also covers the losses in the years where FITP loses money. Location:
Bryniau Tywynnog (Kitchener, Ontario)

Photos from Ealdormere's A&S Practicum

Eirik Andersen has posted an album of photos taken at the recent A&S Practicum in the Kingdom of Ealdormere on the Two Ravens website.

Lady Mary Memorial Tournament

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Please join us for a full day of epic battles and arts. Tournaments will be held for Heavy Weapons, Youth Combat, Archery, Thrown Weapons and Fencing. List table is open at 10am – 11:30 am; Inspections will start at 10am sharp. All tournaments will commence after procession. There will be no authorizations due to the prestigious nature of the event. No mundane items visible with armor. The Sarnac Memorial Youth Combat Tournament will be a must see, as our youth combat in memory of our dear friend. Feel free to join in a dance, wander through the merchants or join in our A&S competition. A&S will be an Location:
Barony of Rising Waters (Fort Erie, Ontario)

Break the Back of Winter 17: A Silver Masque

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Break the Back of Winter the 17th: A Silver Masque -- A Celebration of spring to come and this year the 25th Anniversary of Skraeling Althing as a Barony!! To take place On March 17th 2007, in the Canton of Greyfells!!

Theme: A Late period Masque. Those who attend are encouraged to wear a mask, and dress in Red, White and/or Silver to commemorate our Barony's anniversary!

Reservations: Please contact Dame Sarra [hfraser@kingston.net], or Lord Location:
Canton of Greyfells (Kingston, Ontario)

Alexander's photos now on Two Ravens website

Lord Alexander has added a number of photo albums from events in the Kingdom of Ealdormere to his galleries on the Two Ravens website.

Classic Ealdormere photos on Two Ravens

Lord Eirik Andersen has announced that he has posted a number of "classic" photos from the Kingdom of Ealdormere's history on the Two Ravens website. The collection includes some from Master Naon, Dame Tsivia and Richard Larmer.

Toshio born in Ealdormere

Wat of Sarum reports that a son was born to Count Cennedi the Kid and his lady wife Kuniko recently in the Kingdom of Ealdormere. The young lad has a full head of dark hair and has been named Toshio.

Ealdormere Coronation

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The Barony of Ramshaven Presents The Coronation of Edouard and Domhnail

Date:
April 28, 2007

Location:
Paris Agricultural Fairgrounds
139 Silver Street
Paris, Ontario
N3L 3E7

Details:
Site opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 10:00 p.m.
Site Fees: Adults @ $8, Children 6 - 16 @ $5, Children under 6 free. $4 adult non-member surcharge where applicable. Location:
Barony of Ramshaven (Paris, Ontario)

Snowed Inn photos

Eirik Andersen has posted photos from Ealdormere's recent Snowed Inn event on the Two Ravens website.

Practicum 2007: I See Dead Things

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The Canton of Caldrithig presents Practicum 2007: “I See Dead Things” An exploration of the use of organic materials in the Middle Ages.

Event Details
Date: February 24, 2007
Site Opens At: 9:00 a.m.
Classes Begin: 10:00 a.m.
Site Closes At: 11:00 p.m.

Site Fees: Adults $5,
Children (5-15) $3
Children under 5 yrs free
Discount for Children: Pay for the first two, the rest get in free! Location:
Canton of Caldrithig (Ottawa, Ontario)

Ealdormere Laurel subject of Playboy Magazine article

An Ealdormere Laurel in Playboy magazine? Well, not exactly. To be more accurate: the Laurel herself isn't in the magazine, but her work is.

Ealdormere 12th Night photos online

Lord Eirik Andersen reports that his new server is operational and now includes the most recent event photos from the Kingdom of Ealdormere's 12th Night.

Late Winter Shoot and Fight Practice

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Canton of Petrea Thule is hosting a Late Winter Shoot and Fight Practice Saturday, March 24, 2007.

Gate opens at 9:00am
Site closes at 6:00pm
Sunday, March 25, 2007
Gate opens at 10am

Peterborough Fish and Game Association
608 Division Road, Peterborough

Gate $5.00 - NMS of $4.00 applies
Full Lunch $5.00
No feast to be served, but a full lunch counter will be available Location:
Canton of Petrea Thule (Peterborough, Ontario)