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Finn Arms

Finn Herjolfsson
Tamara di Firenze

Crown Tourney

Date: 5/30/1999
Location: Canton of Rimsholt
Runner Up: Brannos O'Irongardail

Coronation

Date: 9/25/1999
Location: Windhaven
Reign #: 60
Pennsic #: 28

Curia Regis at Beginning of Reign

Seneschal: Mistress Arianna Llwyd
Marshall: Sir Myles Blackheath
Exchequer: Aidan Blackstone
Chronicler: Viscountess Mistress Gwyneth Felton
Arts and Sciences: Lord Charles Oakley
Dragon Herald: Clarissa Wykeham
Chirurgeon: Viscountess Mistress Katharina von der Waldwiese
Northshield Prince and Princess: Alasdair MacFhearguis and Isabelle de la Montana

Peerages

Chivalry

Ismail al Qasum 12/4/99
Giovanni Allegri 1/22/00
Randolph Lee 4/1/00

Laurel

Jamie Blackrose 10/30/99
Hal Rathburn 10/30/99
Charles Oakley 10/30/99
Isolde de la Ramie 11/13/99
Josceline Levesque 12/11/99
Barbara Ette Dragon 4/1/00
Drea Pellegrini 4/1/00

Pelican

Rory mac Feidhlimidh 10/30/99
Therica Pembroke of Stonegate Manor 12/11/99
John Inchingham 4/1/00
Dafydd Blaidd 4/1/00

Rose

Arabella Silvermane 9/25/99

Champions

King's Champion: Arts Champion:
Queen's Champion(s): Poet Laureate:

Other Notables

Seneschal's Office
First Deputy Seneschal: Duchess Katherine of Sternfeld
Curia Secretary: Affrica nic Pharlain
Historian: Lady Rhiannon of Ottersdale
Information/Publications Officer: Dorothea van der Zee
Chatelaine: Hélène Gabrielle du Lac
Minister of Children: Mistress Caroline de Mercier
Deputy for New Groups: Mistress Brigh of Writer's Keep
Deputy for Staff Development:
Marshall's Office
Minister of the Lists: Sgt. Charric van der Vliet
List Mistress:
Archer General: Lord Neko Me
Marshal of Fence: Master John Inchingham
Deputy Marshal for Scouts: Master Erik Erikson the Scout
War College Dean: Sir Crispin Bucher
Equestrian College Dean: Lady Mathilde of Jararvellir
Coursing College Houndmaster: Master Beawulf Gordan
Arts and Sciences Office
A&S Judges Coordinator: Mistress Siban ni Sheaghda
Kingdom Cartographer: Peregrine the Illuminator
Chronicler's Office
Calendar Secretary: Mistress Myrra de Blackwoode
Pale Editor: Lady Daria Tayt
Herald's Office
Kingdom Signet: Lady Gwenhwyvar Nocturnal
Minister of Protocol: Thorvald Redhair
Clerk of Precedence: Dafydd Blaidd
Escutcheon Herald: Lord Paul Wickenden of Thanet
Chancellor of RUM: Mistress Claire FitzWilliam, Duke Conn MacNeill
Royal Chamberlain: Rosamund Beauvisage
IKAC Representative:
Steward of the Society: Baroness Eilis O'Boirne

Notes and Links to Further Information

Law Changes:
10/23/99
VI-102
Final selection of bids for Coronation Events will not be completed until they have been reviewed by the Heirs. The Heirs may select from one of the proposed bids or solicit another within 10 business days of Crown Tournament to ensure proper publication in the Kingdom newsletter. In the event the Heirs do not select a coronation bid within 10 days, the regional bid will be awarded.

11/13/99 From the Midrealm Web Site:

The following are changes in Kingdom Law:

IV-700
The Minister of Protocol shall be a deputy of the Dragon Herald and shall be responsible for education relating to protocol, order of precedence issues and ceremonial function of the Middle Kingdom at the discretion of the Dragon Herald and the Crown.

IV-701
The Clerk of Precedence shall be a deputy of the Dragon Herald and shall be responsible for maintaining the Kingdom Order of Precedence. The Clerk of Precedence shall provide the Crown with an updated Order of Precedence at each Crown Tournament.

XIV-200
Groups other than Cantons (and their equivalents) are required to have a Seneschal, an Exchequer, a Pursuivant, and at least one of the following: Minister of Arts and Sciences, or Marshal. Cantons are required to have a Seneschal, an Exchequer and at least one of the following: Pursuivant, Minister of Arts and Sciences or a Marshal.

XVII-303
Holders of the Award shall be entitled to place after their names the initials A.P.F., and recipients of the Award may be styled and announced in precedence as Recipients of the Purple Fret.

XVII-404
Holders of the Award shall be entitled to place after their names the initials A.Q.F., and recipients of the Award may be styled and announced in precedence as Recipients of the Queen's Favor.

XVII-410
Holders of the Award shall be entitled to place after their names the initials A.D.G., and recipients of the Award shall be known as Recipients of the Doe's Grace.

XVII-454
Holders of the Award shall be entitled to place after their names the initials R.K.C., and recipients of the Award may be styled and announced in precedence as Recipients of the King's Chalice.

The Following are Additions to Kingdom Law:

XVII-1900
The Award of Arms

XVII-1901
Holders of the Award shall be entitled to place after their names the initials A.O.A., and recipients of the Award may be styled and announced in precedence as Recipients of the Award of Arms.

XVII-2000
The Grant of Arms

XVII-2001
Holders of the Award shall be entitled to place after their names the initials G.O.A., and recipients of the Award may be styled and announced in precedence as Recipients of the Grant of Arms.

XVII-2100
The Order of the Pelican

XVII-2101
Holders of the Order shall be entitled to place after their names the initials O.P., and recipients of the Order may be styled and announced in precedence as Companions of the Order of the Pelican.

XVII-2200
The Order of the Laurel

XVII-2201
Holders of the Order shall be entitled to place after their names the initials O.L., and recipients of the Order may be styled and announced in precedence as Companions of the Order of the Laurel.

XVII-2300
The Order of the Chivalry

XVII-2301
Members of the Order who have elected to join the Chivalry as a member of the Order of Knighthood, shall be known as Knights of the Society, and shall be entitled to place after their names the initials K.S.C.A., members of the Order may be styled as Companions of the Order of the Chivalry. Members of the Chivalry who joined as members of the Order of Mastery of Arms, shall be known as Masters and Mistresses of Arms of the Society, and shall be entitled to place after their names the initials M.S.C.A., the recipients of the Order may be styled and announced in precedence as Companions of the Order of the Chivalry.

XVII-2400
The Order of the Rose

XVII-2401
Holders of the Order shall be entitled to place after their names the initials O.R., and recipients of the Order may be styled and announced in precedence as Companions of the Order of the Rose.

4/1/00 From the Midrealm Web Site:

The following are changes in Kingdom Law:

    IX-100
    • The Order of Precedence within the Middle Kingdom shall be as follows:
      • Sovereign/Sovereign's Consort
      • Tanist/Tanist's Consort
      • Territorial Princes/Princesses
      • Heirs/Heiresses of Territorial Principalities
      • Dukes/Duchesses
      • Counts/Countesses
      • Viscounts/Viscountesses
      • Peers of the Realm
      • Territorial Barons/Baronesses
      • Court Barons/Baronesses
    • Awards and Orders conferring Grants of Arms
      1. Dragons Heart
      2. Gold Mace/Greenwood Company/Bronze Ring/White Lance/Evergreen
      3. Grant of Arms
    • Awards and Orders conferring Awards of Arms
      1. Willow/Silver Oak
      2. Purple Fret/Queen's Favor/Doe's Grace/ King's Chalice
      3. Dragons Tooth/Dragons Barb/Cavendish Knot/White Chamfron/Red Company
      4. Gaping Wound
      5. All other Awards of Arms

    IX-101
    • There shall also exist within the Middle Kingdom certain awards and orders which shall not convey precedence:
      • Award of the Dragon's Treasure
      • Award of the Purple Fretty
      • Award of the Dragon's Teeth
      • Award of the Dragon's Flight
      • Award of the Grove
      • Award of the Saphire
      • Order of the Royal Vanguard

    REMOVE
    IX-107
    • At the Crown's discretion, any person may be given a Grant of Arms by virtue of distinguished and outstanding accomplishment in any area. Holders of such Grants of Arms may use a Crest as specified by the Crown in displaying their arms. Holders of a Grant of Arms shall hold a place in the order of precedence, in accordance with their seniority, equivalent with that of Court Barons/Baronesses.

    REMOVE
    IX-108
    • No person may hold multiple Grants of Arms.

    Dragons Tooth
    XVII-202
    • The Order shall be given to individuals who, in the sight of the Crown, have performed dramatic deeds in the Arts Martial on behalf of the Middle Kingdom, above and beyond service normally expected of the subjects of the Crown.

    Willow
    XVII-505
    • Membership in the Order shall assure an individual a position, according to seniority in the Order, in the Order of Precedence, equal with Companions of the Order of the Silver Oak, before Recipients of the Purple Fret and Recipients of the Queen's Favor/Doe's Grace, but after Grants of Arms.

    Silver Oak
    XVII-605
    • Membership in the Order shall assure an individual a position according to seniority in the Order, in the Order of Precedence equal with Companions of the Order of the Willow, before Recipients of the Purple Fret and Recipients of the Queen's Favor/Doe's Grace, but after Grants of Arms.

    Dragons Heart
    XVII-704
    • The Order shall confer upon the holder a Grant of Arms if that individual is not already a holder of a Grant of Arms.
    XVII-705
    • Membership in the Order shall assure an individual a position, according to seniority in the Order, in the Order of Precedence before Companions of the Orders of the Gold Mace, Greenwood Company, Bronze Ring, White Lance and Evergreen but after Court Barons and Baronesses.

    Royal Vanguard
    XVII-1106
    • Companions of the Order may wear a medallion bearing a badge emblazoned (Fieldless) A demi-dragon rampant argent.

    Red Company
    XVII-1302
    • The Order shall be given to individuals who, in the sight of the Crown, have shown proficiency and leadership in melee and/or tournament combat.

    Greenwood Company
    XVII-1404
    • The Order shall confer upon the holder a Grant of Arms if that individual is not already a holder of a Grant of Arms.
    XVII-1405
    • Membership in the Order shall assure an individual a position, according to seniority in the Order, in the Order of Precedence, co?equal with Companions of the Orders of the Gold Mace, Bronze Ring, White Lance and Evergreen, but after Companions of the Order of the Dragon's Heart.
    XVII-1408
    • Companions of the Order may wear a medallion bearing the badge (Fieldless) Upon a hurst of pine trees vert, a pheon inverted or.

    White Chamfron
    XVII-1508
    • Companions of the Order may wear a medallion bearing a badge emblazoned (Fieldless) A chamfron argent.

    White Lance
    XVII-1604
    • The Order shall confer upon the holder a Grant of Arms if that individual is not already a holder of a Grant of Arms.
    XVII-1605
    • Membership in the Order shall assure an individual a position, according to seniority in the Order, in the Order of Precedence, equal with Companions of the Orders of the Greenwood Company, Bronze Ring, Gold Mace and Evergreen, but after Companions of the Order of the Dragon's Heart.

    Bronze Ring
    XVII-1703
    • Holders of the Order shall be entitled to place after their names the initials, C.B.R. and may be styled and announced in precedence as Companion of the Bronze Ring. Those holders of the Order may be styled and announced as Warders of the Bronze Ring.
    XVII-1704
      The Order shall confer upon the holder a Grant of Arms if that individual is not already a holder of a Grant of Arms.
    XVII-1705
    • Membership in the Order shall assure an individual a position, according to seniority in the Order, in the Order of Precedence, equal with Companions of the Orders of the Greenwood Company, Gold Mace, White Lance and Evergreen, but after Companions of the Order of the Dragon's Heart.

    Sapphire
    XVII-1800
    • The Award of the Sapphire
    XVII-1801
    • There shall exist in the Middle Kingdom an Award which the Crown may bestow upon such persons as it sees fit. The award shall be called Award of the Sapphire. Hereafter referred to as the Award.
    XVII-1806
    • Recipients of the Award may wear a medallion bearing a badge emblazoned: (Fieldless) A gemstone azure.

    Evergreen
    XVII-2500
    • The Order of the Evergreen
    XVII-2501
    • There shall exist in the Middle Kingdom an Order unto which the Crown may elect such persons as it sees fit. The order shall be referred to as the Order of the Evergreen, hereafter referred to as the Order.
    XVII-2502
    • The Order shall be given to individuals who, in the sight of the Crown, have both taught and shown excellence in one or more of the Arts, Sciences or in research.
    XVII-2503
    • Holders of the Order shall be entitled to place after their names the initials C.E., and may be styled and announced in precedence as Companions of the Order of the Evergreen.
    XVII-2504
    • The Order shall confer upon the holder a Grant of Arms if that individual does not already have one.
    XVII-2505
    • Membership in the Order shall assure an individual a position according to seniority in the Order, in the Order of Precedence equal with Companions of the Gold Mace, Greenwood Company, Bronze Ring and White Lance, before holders of a Grant of Arms, but after Companions of the Order of the Dragon's Heart.
    XVII-2506
    • Elevation shall be proclaimed in court or in some other public place to the Middle Kingdom at large.
    XVII-2507
    • Membership in the Order may be terminated only by the resignation of a Companion from the Order, submitted to the Crown in writing.
    XVII-2508
    • Companions of the Order may wear a medallion bearing a badge as registered with the College of Arms.

    Gold Mace
    XVII-2600
    • The Order of the Gold Mace
    XVII-2601
    • There shall exist in the Middle Kingdom an Order unto which the Crown may elect such persons as it sees fit. The award shall be called the Order of the Gold Mace, hereafter referred to as the Order.
    XVII-2602
    • The Order shall be given to Companions of the Order of the Red Company who, in the sight of the Crown, have shown both excellence and leadership in melee and/or tournament combat, and who have trained others in these skills.
    XVII-2603
    • Holders of the Order shall be entitled to place after their names the initials C.G.M., and may be styled and announced in precedence as Companions of the Order of the Gold Mace. Those holders of the Order who have not been elevated to the Chivalry may also be styled and announced as Lieutenants of the Red Company.
    XVII-2604
    • The Order shall confer upon the holder a Grant of Arms if that individual does not already possess one.
    XVII-2605
    • Membership in the Order shall assure an individual a position, according to seniority in the Order, in the Order of Precedence, co-equal with Companions of the Evergreen, Greenwood Company, Bronze Ring and White Lance, before holders of a Grant of Arms, but after Companions of the Order of the Dragon's Heart
    XVII-2606
    • Elevation shall be proclaimed in court or in some other public place to the Middle Kingdom at large.
    XVII-2607
    • Membership in the Order may be terminated only by the resignation of a Companion from the Order, submitted to the Crown in writing.
    XVII-2608
    • Companions of the Order may wear a medallion bearing the badge emblazoned as registered with the College of Arms.

    XVI-601
    • RUM shall be overseen by a chancellor who shall be empowered to appoint such assistants in office as are needful to the effective performance of the office.

    VI-101
    • Coronations and Crown Tournaments of the Middle Kingdom shall be rotated amongst the different regions of the realm so that such events can be distributed fairly throughout the Middle Kingdom. The following schedule shall start the rotation and set the pattern for the future:
     CoronationCrown Tournament
     PrimarySecondaryPrimarySecondary
    Fall 2000 Constellation Northshield Oaken Pentamere
    Spring 2001 Midlands Pentamere Northshield Oaken
    Fall 2001 Oaken Constellation Pentemere Midlands
    Spring 2002 Northshield Midlands Constellation Northshield
    Fall 2002 Pentamere Oaken Midlands Constellation
    Spring 2003 Constellation Northshield Oaken Pentemere
    Fall 2003 Midlands Pentemere Northshield Oaken

    IV-1000
    • The Dean of the Equestrian College shall be a deputy of the Earl Marshal and shall make every effort to promote the safe and orderly conduct of equestrian activities within the Middle Kingdom. The Dean shall be responsible for overseeing the administration of the College, the training and warranting of Equestrian Marshals and shall coordinate all period equestrian activities within the Middle Kingdom.
    IV-1001
    • The Dean shall ensure that the rules and conventions of the Equestrian College are followed for all equestrian activities. In cases where the rules are not being followed, the dean of the Equestrian College is responsible to taking proper steps to bring about compliance, to prohibit violators from participating, or both. The Dean shall be responsible for suggesting changes or additions to the rules of the Equestrian College to the Earl Marshal.

    XV-300
    • Territorial (landed) Barons and /or Baronesses may not also hold the offices of Baronial Seneschal or Baronial Exchequer. In addition, a Territorial Baron and/or Baroness may not be a signatory on any Baronial bank account, nor shall anyone living at their address of residence function in that capacity.
    XV-301
    • Territorial (landed) Barons and Baronesses must reaffirm Their fealty in person to the Crown of the Middle Kingdom (or the Crown's appointed representative) at least once per year.
    XV-302
    • Territorial (landed) Barons and Baronesses must report, in writing, to the Crown of the Middle Kingdom (or the Crown's appointed representative) once per Reign. This report shall be due at each Coronation.
    • This report shall include: contact information for both the Baron and Baroness (including address of residence, telephone and e-mail contact information, if applicable) copy of current; valid Society membership; information regarding the state of the Barony; summary of events and meetings attended by the Baron and Baroness; and changes to any existing Baronial Charter in the last Reign. The first report shall include a copy of the current Baronial Charter, if one exists.
    XV-303
    • Those Baronies which have not established a term of office of five (5) years or less for the Baron and Baroness shall have conducted within their Barony a polling of the populace for advice to the Crown. This polling shall be conducted though the office of the Kingdom Seneschal, following Kingdom Seneschalate policies. The polling shall be conducted in all regions of the Kingdom following the Coronation rotation schedule, beginning in the Fall of 2000, as established in Kingdom Law VI-101.
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