Welcome to our Kingdom!

Their Sylvan Majesties King Timothy of Arindale and Queen Gabrielle van Nijenrode

Their Sylvan Highnesses Prince Sven Gunnarsson and Princess Siobhán inghean uí Liatháin

A Missive from Their Royal Majesties of Æthelmearc:

Unto our noble people of Æthelmearc,

The Month of October will be very full indeed in our lands with many fine events and tournaments to choose from. We will be seeking Heirs for this great Kingdom at the 20 Year Celebration and Crown Tournament. There will be displays of our Kingdom’s rich heritage along with many other activities.

During our reign we wish to make new comers feel welcome and part of our society. One plan to facilitate this is the drinking vessel project. We ask your generosity in donating serviceable or new drinking vessels: mugs, chalices, horns, goblets etc. These will be given to new comers in court if it is their first event. There is also a need for award medallions and cords. If you with to donate any of these items please contact THL Antoinette Delorraine or Lady McKenna Henderson (Red) will be happy to collect them.

We will be traveling to many events this month in Æthelmearc and we will be also be traveling to Atlantia join our noble cousins at the War of the Wings on Oct 19-22. Please continue to send us letters of recommendation detailing the deeds of our noble populace, (at least 6 weeks lead time is needed for our scribes to prepare award scrolls). We are so excited about and proud of this glorious kingdom and the great works our populace is doing.

With Warmest regards
Gareth and Juliana, Rex and Regina Æthelmearc

Ansteorra Disaster Relief Information

Mistress Arianna of Wynthrope sends this message:

If you have been wondering how to help SCA members on the Texas Gulf Coast who’ve been affected by Hurricane Harvey, please read the announcement on the AEthelmearc Gazette from the Disaster Relief Coordinator of the Kingdom of Ansteorra.


At the request of Their Graces, Timothy and Gabrielle, I will be coordinating donations from AEthelmearc after the immediate crisis is past. However, for right now, your best response is to donate money or gift cards as explained in the article on the Gazette. If local groups wish to put donation jars at the troll tables of upcoming events, that would be great; however, such donations must be handled by individuals and should not go through SCA group accounts.

If any SCA groups wish to make a donation to the Ansteorran relief fund from SCA-related accounts, please contact Master Tofi <ae.exchequer@aethelmearc.org>, the Kingdom Exchequer, to learn how to do this and remain in compliance with SCA financial policies.

And a message from Mistress Antoinette de la Croix, Co-Sylvan Signet:

The Star Signet of Ansteorra has emailed me that they have received enough donations through the John Neal project, great news! Thank you to everyone who donated!

Upcoming Royal Progress Events

Upcoming Events


* There is a new Society Harassment and Bullying Policy, which can be found at http://socsen.sca.org/the-sca-harrassment-and-bullying-policy/.

* Letters of Intent are being accepted for Authorization Clerk. The 2-year term starts at Kingdom Twelfth Night. If you are interested, please email resume.authorizationclerk@aethelmearc.org by December 31, 2017.

* Letters of Intent are being accepted for Kingdom Seneschal. The 2-year term starts at Coronation in Fall 2019. If you are interested, please email resume.seneschal@aethelmearc.org.

Our King and Queen, Gareth and Juliana, would like to give each newcomer a drinking vessel (mug, goblet, cup, etc.) during Royal Courts as a way to welcome them to the Society. Donations do not need to be new but should be in good condition and serviceable as feast gear. Please contact THLady Antoinette de Lorraine (ae.gobletdonations@aethelmearc.org) with any questions. Please bring your donations to an event or check The AEthelmearc Gazette for shipping to snail mail addresses.

* Lady McKenna Henderson is overseeing the award medallions and toy box for TRM Gareth and Julianna. If you would like to help with largesse for the children of Æthelmearc or award medallions, please contact her at ae.largess@aethelmearc.org.

* There will be Dozen Donation Derby Battles at Æcademy on November 4th and Kingdom 12th night on January 6th. More information on the Derby Battles can be found on the Dozen Donation Derby Battle page.

* There are new Event Submission and Update forms found on the Event Submission Form page.

* Information regarding the icons found in event announcements can be found in the Icon Guide.

* There is a Frequently Asked Questions page on this site. Please see if your question is listed here.

* The following Kingdom Policies have been updated. Please check the new policy’s on the corresponding officer’s page:

* Mistress Antoinette de la Croix has announced the subjects, dates, and locations of the 2016-17 Scribal Tour Series.

The upcoming classes are:
Anne of Brittany – October 21 in Angel’s Keep
Evangiles pour différentes fêtes (Manuscript Gospels for different holidays) – October 21 in Angel’s Keep
Celtic Manuscript Art – November 11 in Abhainn Ciach Ghlas

Please contact Mistress Antoinette with questions or reservations at: scribaltour20162017@yahoo.com

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