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West Kingdom

[WES] Baroness’ Champion

Who shall defend the honor of the Baroness Etain whilst His Excellency is on the crusades?  All fighters are invited to show their skill in the bear pit for a chance to win the honor of being the Baroness’ Champion for the upcoming year. 

[WES] Ducal Prize

Ducal Prize is an event jointly sponsored by the West Kingdom and KHTI, with the profits to go toward the purchase of a permanent tourney site for the West Kingdom. Since this is a jointly sponsored event be prepared to sign an event-specific waiver.

[WES] Palatine Barony of the Far West Coronet

It's that time of year to once again start preparing for the fall coronet. The dates have been approved locally and assume that we will have no issues getting them approved by kingdom.

[WES] il Palio di Eskalya

What is the Palio di Eskalya? It is inspired by the Italian Palio festivals which encourage civic pride, pageantry and multiple competitions where the winning Contrade takes the Palio banner and bragging rights for the next year! 

Oertha armored combat and rapier videos online

Merewyn of Ynys reports that she has posted video of bear pit and rapier tourneys from the recent Eskalyan Changeover in Anchorage, Alaska, Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West. The videos are available on YouTube.

New Laurel in the West Kingdom

Their Majesties Hauoc and Mina elevated Muriel von Schreken to the Order of the Laurel at the Kingdom A&S Tourney in the Kingdom of the West.

[WES] Oertha Summer Coronet & Investiture

Their Highnesses Taran and Heleyne, Prince and Princess of Oertha, welcome one and all to bear witness to Their Coronet Tournament and the selection of Their heirs by right of combat on July 21st and Their Investiture on July 22nd.

[WES] Duchess War

Fighting, free food and PRIZES!! Come, enjoy the fresh air and good company. Bring table top games or projects to work on, sit-in on classes.

[WES] Knights Errant

I don't usually post the Knight Errant outings quite so far in advance, but I would like to really promote having MANY knights and their retinue ride to Allyshia and make the Baronies efforts to garner our attention a success.

[WES] Cynagua Investiture

Their Highnesses of Cynagua, Richard and Alloria, invite the populace to the Investiture of Their Heirs Mari and Brocc.

[WES] Festival of William the Marshal

The Barony of Eskalya invites its friends near and far to celebrate the life and times of the William the Marshal (1147 – 1219), the greatest knight of his age. There will be games, food, perhaps dancing and a class or two, and, of course, armored and rapier tournaments in the Marshal’s honor.

Sir Mari Alexander victor of Cynagua Coronet

Saionji Shonagon reports that Sir Mari Alexander was the victor of the May 26, 2012 Coronet Tournament in the Principality of Cynagua, Kingdom of the West. Sir Mari was inspired by Master Brocc of Alderden.

Champion of St. Boniface videos online

Merewyn of Ynys Taltreath reports that she has posted several videos of the tourney for the Champion of St. Boniface which took place recently in the Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West.

Lilla aet Sceaphylle placed on vigil in Oertha

Mistress Sorcha Careman reports that Their Majesties of the Kingdom of the West have placed Lady Lilla aet Sceaphylle on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.

[WES] June Crown- The Crucible

Come and join Their Majesties in celebrating the selection of Their Right and Noble Heirs to the Western Crown. There will be A&S competitions as well as the Crown Tournament. Their Majesties have big plans for the Tournament.

[WES] Knights Errant

Knights Errant Saturday June 2, 2012 - Bestwodeshire- Redding Ca 1pm

[WES] Spring Captaincy

Warmer weather is finally here and so is the time for tourneys!!!! Tourneys, do we ever have tourneys!!! Join us for our annual spring contest to choose a Captain for the Winter's Gate militia and a Rapier Commander for the Winter's Gate Cavaliers.

Gaston Phoebus hunt photos online

Master Frederick of Holland reports that he has posted an album of photos from the Gaston Phoebus hunt and picnic which took place recently in the West Kingdom. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

[WES] See the Sea

Join the Shire of Pavlok Gorod as we celebrate summer at See the Sea!

[WES] Fettburg Baronial Championship

Come join us for the Championship tournament of the Great Barony of Fettburg. Both Heavy, Rapier, Archery and SIEGE COOKING contestants are invited to compete for the title of champion of Fettburg.

[WES] Summer Coronet & Investiture

Their Highnesses Taran and Heleyne, Prince and Princess of Oertha, welcome one and all to bear witness to Their Coronet Tournament and the selection of Their heirs by right of combat on July 21 and Their Investiture on July 22, 2012. 

Dragon invades Winter's Gate! Video at 5!

Baron Khevron has posted a video of the Dragon Subtlety that invaded the meat and bread course of the feast. The event was Fool's Revel in the Barony of Winter's Gate (northern Alaska).

Life in A.S. III

Times were simpler in the SCA in A.S. III, as can be seen in an article chronicling Summer Crown Tournament in the West Kingdom (June 23, 1968). The article has been posted by Hirsch on the West Kingdom History website.

[WES] Mists Spring Investiture

Ajax, by right of arms, Prince of the Mists, and Uta, by her grace and beauty, Princess of the Mists, do cordially invite you to witness the Investiture of Their Heirs. In the evening, enjoy a marvelous repast of dishes and delicacies in the Islamic style of Baghdad by Urtatim al-Qurtubiyya.

Seven new Peers made at Spring Crown in the Kingdom of the West

Her Grace, Duchess Megan, reports that Their Majesties Uther and Kara of the West Kingdom offered elevation to the peerage to several of Their subjects at the March 25, 2012 Crown Tournament.

Jack Graeme and Thomasina new Baron and Baroness of the Far West

Siobhan reports that Jack Graeme An T'Oban was the victor of the Spring 2012 Coronet in the Palatine Barony of the Far West. The tournament took place in Vale de Draco.

[WES] Beltane Coronation

Their Majesties invite one and all to come and bear witness to the coronation of Their heirs. Come celebrate the grand traditions of the West with courts, arts & sciences, fighting, singing, dancing, and archery.

[WES] Spring Pas d'Armes

The Knowne World is invited to participate in a weekend celebrating the Nine Worthies on the Field of Honor at the Selviergard Spring Pas d'Armes. 

[WES] Fool's Tourney

Please join the Barony of Rivenoak for our annual Fool's Tourney, Sunday, April 15, 2012 at One Mile (in Bidwell Park) in Chico. 

[WES] Vinhold Baronial Championship

Her Excellency, Aurelia the Meek, invites all combatants to determine the new Champions of the Barony of Vinhold.