The Pale – March 2024

Greetings unto the most noble populace of the Great Middle Kingdom! We hope this missive finds you in great comfort, basking in the joy of revelry and friendship from this season’s Yule and Candlemas celebrations. As you warm your hearts and feet by your glowing hearths and sup cups of …

Tournament of Arts

This weekend we were privileged to witness the skills and talents of just some of the many talented artisans in the Middle Kingdom. Dame Lote and her team as well as the event staff presented a tremendously well-run event. Dame Lote’s infectious exuberance begat the largest TOA since its inception …

Crown Tournament

Greetings unto the noble populace of the Middle Kingdom: Within Corpora, the laws of our Kingdom, and significant tradition it is dictated that our Heirs are chosen through armored tournament combat although we understand that tremendous leaders may also be found outside that field. While it seems odd to send …

The Pale – February 2024

Greetings to the most noble populace of the Midrealm, The holidays have passed and the wheel of the year turns toward spring. In our time as Heirs, we have met and spent time with many of you. We do realize that many of you may not know us, however, and …

Modern Meets Medieval

Based on some conversations, we thought that maybe in addition to sharing information about our SCA lives, we should also share some of our modern lives: Ivan grew up in rural northeastern Ohio and has lived in the same two counties where most of his family, including two adult children, …

Travel to Distant Lands

As His Highness and I spend time as Heirs, much of our travel takes us abroad to other Kingdoms as we strive to gain allies in the summer’s war. This weekend we travel to Aethelmearc for the Kingdom 12th Night. In February, I visit the Kingdom of Atenveldt as well …

Ayreton Twelfth Night

This Saturday I had the honor to attend and spend time at the Ayreton 12th Night celebration. Their Excellencies Gareth and Hillary, the event stewards from both Tree-Girt-Sea and Rokkehealden, and the royal liaisons were true delights and took excellent care of all of us as the day proceeded. The …

The Pale – January 2024

Greetings unto the Populace of the Middle Kingdom, In our short time as Heirs to the Dragon Throne, Her Highness has had the honor and pleasure to attend events in three different regions of our Kingdom while His Highness went abroad to bear witness to the Atlantian Crown Tournament. From …

On a Visit to Dun Carraig

On the weekend of December 10, I had the privilege to watch dear friends of mine be invested as the new Baron and Baroness of Dun Carraig in the Kingdom of Atlantia. I spent a lovely day at the Potomac River event site, watching armored and rapier combat, archery, and …