PI Tuesday August 9 2011

East Takes Rapier Town Battle

By Dara of House Gawain
Martial Reporter

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The first war point for the rapier fighters, the Rapier Town Battle, was held on Monday. I feel that the word “battle” should be said with extra emphasis after seeing this incredible event, which went to the East Kingdom.
The combat was held out on the main battle field. Hay bales were arranged to mark the walls of twelve houses. Each of these houses had a letter or a number attached to it. According to the rules, the East Kingdom was given two blue flags while the Middle Kingdom was given two red flags. At the beginning of each round, the King of each side drew two tiles to let them know which two houses they needed to take. The winning army would be the first army to plant their flags in the two drawn houses. An important thing to remember is that neither army knew which two houses the other army was after. Each army had to spend part of their strength fighting toward the two houses they needed and the rest of their strength holding as many houses as they could in an effort to prevent the other army from doing the same.
As an added twist, unlimited resurrections were allowed for the first nine minutes but no resurrections were allowed after that in this 18 minute battle.
At the beginning of the battle, I had randomly arrived at the Middle Kingdom’s muster point. The fighters all around were eager for the battle and were discussing tactics with commanders and battle brothers and sisters. They were not alarmed that the East Kingdom outnumbered them more than two to one. They were eager to prove their mettle. The general gave a rousing speech when the field was declared ready and the answering roar of eagerness was deafening.
Unfortunately, just then, the weather decided to have its say. Before the armies could take the field, the dark clouds rained over the fields, adding slippery footing to an already difficult battle. Professor Pieter van Doorn of the Barony of Rivenstar stalked the edges of the field challenging the rain. Unfortunately, he was forced to quit the field before victory, but apparently he did strike a strong blow as the rain retreated less than ten minutes afterward.
The marshals checked the field one last time and then the armies were marched onto field, rapiers, daggers, shields and other weapons drawn and ready.
Lay on for the first bout was called and the two armies ran across the field, crashing together in the middle. The fighting was fierce with commanders shouting orders even as they blocked and parried. However, the East Kingdom had drawn houses 5 and 6, next to each other in the middle of the field. They reached the houses first and pushed the Middle Kingdom fighters back as the blue flags were passed forward and planted before the nine-minute resurrection mark was reached. First point went to the East Kingdom.
The second bout was prepared and the houses were drawn. The battle was joined even more fiercely than before. Neither line broke as the commanders of both armies yelled out orders, urging their fighters to hold or advance depending on what they saw. At one point, the Middle Kingdom pushed the East back almost past the middle row of houses despite the difference in numbers. At the nine-minute mark, both kingdoms held about half the field. Unfortunately for the Middle Kingdom, without resurrection, it quickly became a battle of attrition. The East Kingdom paid dearly for each inch it advanced though. The Middle Kingdom line did not break but was killed to a man and the East claimed the second point.
Though the East had decisively won in this two of three contest, the Middle Kingdom was willing to meet the East Kingdom for a third bout. As for who won that one, I can not say that it truly matters. Both armies fought long and hard, using tactics and skill to bring glory and honor to their respective rulers and deserve to be toasted as they prepare for the next war point fight in the war.
The kingdoms will meet again on Tuesday at 2 PM. For those of you that missed the town battle, be sure not to miss the Rapier Field Battle.


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Sing a Song of A&S Things

By Lady Mary of Montevale
Features Reporter


On the Monday of Main War Week, I
Went to the Barn to see…
Five casting molds
Four (angry) Celtic birds
Three French hoods
Two Laurel scrolls
And the Lady from a Cluny tapestry.
(to the tune of “Twelve Days of Christmas”)

Thirteen kingdoms were represented by the above items and much more at Monday’s A&S Exhibit in the barn. This year the arrangement of the space was different in that the tables were set up perpendicular to the open (south) side of the barn and large signs bearing the kingdom names were posted on several pillars. I had already determined that I wanted to find at least one exhibit from each of the kingdoms taking part, and this year’s set up made that task much easier.
It turned out that Atenveldt had only one exhibitor, Lady Aasni Ranghildsdotter from the Barony of Tir Ysgithr. She described herself as “a potter…primarily,” and had brought her work in progress to display. It was a pottery parturition set based on an Italian 16th c. original. The pottery pieces will be painted in a style known as Maiolica: a solid white background with designs painted using colored oxide paints. She explained that the painted effect looks something like watercolor.
An Tir was also represented by a single exhibitor, Cerridwen Ravenhawk of Conway (Lion’s Gate), and her Saxon dress and coat, plus three woolen caps made using naalbinding. The golden-colored dress was embroidered around the neck and down the front in wool, silk, and cotton. The pattern included roundels of animals replicating 9th c. Maasiek embroideries.
The extant Maasiek embroideries also served as source material for Lady Katherine de Langeli (Principality of the Mists, West). She used couched gold work as well as split and stem stitch in pastel-colored silk on linen. She plans to add pearls in the spots they were found on the original work. The second exhibitor from the West was Mistress Theiadora Groves, who displayed a number of samples of her tablet weaving work. A blue, gold, white, and green piece worked in a multiple ram’s horn pattern was one that was made for Duke Fredrick of Holland.
From the Outlands, Sayida Umamah bint Zayd Al-Andaluysiah had brought a partially completed project: Turkish button fasteners braided in the kumihimo method. Since they are to be used on a coat belonging to the head of her household, she is using the household colors green, yellow, and purple. She told me it takes about 4 uninterrupted hours of work to make a pair of the frog-like fasteners. The coat will need 15 pairs in all.
Rekon of Saaremaa (Caid) displayed more of her tile and intaglio work that I had seen in Artisans’ Row a few days ago. A particularly interesting piece was the diptych carved from a tagua nut (vegetable ivory) which looks like a cream-colored walnut. It is split open and a miniature scene is carved using the inside material and also taking advantage of any gaps or spaces in the interior. A brass or gold hinge is added so the finished piece can be opened and closed.
On the Æthelmearc table I saw two lovely peerage scrolls. The Pelican scroll made by Lady Sthurrim Caithness used calligraphy and illumination based on the Lindisfarne gospels. The Laurel scroll for Felicitas Flußmüllnerin will be presented at Æthelmearc court here at Pennsic. The approximately 12” x 18” scroll was created by Baroness Ekaterina Volkova.
Lady Sigrid the Beadmaker from Drachenwald had shown me many examples of her glass beadwork at Artisans’ Row last week. She had more of her exquisite creations on display Monday. I was entirely charmed by the very tiny glass snakes used as separators between other ornate beads.
Maya from Bjornsborg (Ansteorra) exhibited an interesting piece of bead embroidery—the image of a German saint from an extant piece in the Halberstatt Museum in the town of that name in Germany. Part of her documentation was a copy of the photograph of the original taken in the museum in 1936. Like many other exhibitors, she also explained her reasons for making slight changes in techniques and materials in order to accommodate modern, available materials and tools.
One of the items on display on the Trimaris tables was a beautiful red and gold hand knitted Sion Reliquary Purse with cording and tassels fashioned from the same fine silk as the body. It was knitted on 0000 needles. The thought of working with such tiny tools and stitches was enough to make me feel cross-eyed for a moment.
THL Medb ingen Dúngaile from Eoforwic (Ealdormere) worked with sugar paste to create a six-inch round plaque, bearing the Ealdormere trillium at the center surrounded by a floral design based on a fruit trencher (English, 1575-1600) that is on display in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
One of the numerous artisans from Atlantia was Baron Christopher MacConing (Dun Carraig). He casts lovely pewter pieces, carving his molds from African wunderstone, a finer stone than the usual soapstone. He also displayed a couple of Atlantian Queen’s Order of Courtesy tokens which he had cast in bronze.
The Midrealm participants filled two complete rows of tables with lovely items, but I was drawn right away to the fine white linen collar being worked on by Lady Crispine de la Vallée (Barony of Fenix) with its delicate gold thread couched work in patterns of oak leaves and acorns, a Laurel’s wreath, and two pelicans. The gold outline of the pelicans’ shapes were filled with tiny pearls. Lady Crispine told me the pelicans were drawn from a glove cuff on display in the Spence Collection in Bath , England. The collar is part of a set, along with a white linen Elizabethan gentleman’s ruff and its wire supporter covered with fine silk thread which she began as a gift for her Laurel’s elevation to Pelican.
As I wandered through the rows assigned to the East Kingdom, I was brought up short by an exclamation, “Oh my God!” from an Ealdormerean lady who had just been handed a needlework frame in which rested a piece of opus Anglicanum (or “English work”) embroidery. Although its creator, Lady Catarina Giaocchini (Barony of Settmour Swamp), was not with her work at that exact moment, a neighboring exhibitor was able to explain to me tht this technique is sometimes called “painting with thread.” I was amazed by the patience and skill it must have taken to create the picture on the piece of light brown linen of three long-haired women in colorful gowns dancing against two patterned backgrounds in multicolored swirls (wall or sky) and diapering (floor).
One display on Monday was a collection of projects for the A&S 50 Challenge, the one by Marija Kotok of Æthelmearc. I particularly liked the Roman mosaic based on the Waterhorse Mosaic from Fishbourne Palace in Sussex, England. If you’d like to learn more about the A&S 50 Challenge, attend the meeting on Tuesday. Check at A&S Point for time and tent.


Tyger Puts the Squeeze On in the Valley Battle

By DonalBane of Blakmers
Battlefield Reporter, Pennsic Independent


After six War Points: East Tygers 5, Midrealm Dragons 1

The Grand Armies of the East and Midrealm met for the first time at Pennsic XL in the Valley Battle under cloudy skies Monday morning.
This battle was a 90-minute, unlimited-resurrection affair with the two Grand Armies fighting over three banners in the center of the field. The three banners were placed between two large “mountains” in the field with a river running between them.
Victory would be earned by the side that possessed the most banners at two time checks and at the end of the battle.
Per tradition, the Tyger’s forces lined up on the west side of the field. The East appeared to have the superior numbers as HRM Lucan deployed the Tuchux, the Bog Alliance, Atlantia and other elements to the north, Æthelmearc, the Northern Army and other allied kingdoms in the center with House Bloodguard, An Tir and others deploying to the south.
Outnumbered but determined, the Dragon deployed its forces on the east side of the field. HRM Arch deployed Ealdormere, Ansterorra, Drachenwald and Calontir to the south, with the bulk of the Midrealm army positioned in the center. Forces from Pentamere, the Darkyard Legion, the Free Company of Ironlance and the Mercenary Union were seen in the north.
At the sound of the cannon, both sides engaged in a mad sprint to the banners. Elements of the Northern Army and the Barony of Flaming Gryphon — who were decked out in distinctive pink tabards in support of breast cancer research — were the first to clash swords in the Valley.
The fight in the center of the field wavered back and forth, but both sides stayed relatively close to the banners.
That was not the case on the flanks. To preserve its manpower, the Midrealm attempted to set up two diagonal skirmish lines extending from the base of each mountain.
The tactic seemed to work well on the south side of the field. Ansteorra and Calontir were able to hold up against repeated charges from the East’s forces, although the East gained some ground as the battle went on.
To the north, however, the Dragon’s forces were simply too few to withstand what seemed like a tidal wave of blue warriors. Within five minutes, the Tuchux were pushing into the skirmish line until it was almost parallel with the mountain. Eastern forces were soon on top of the Midrealm resurrection point.
The jaws of the vise slowly squeezed on the Midrealm army until elements of the East’s northern wing were able to squeeze through the gaps and assault the Midrealm forces in the center from behind.
This tactic succeeded in pushing the Midrealm forces off the banner, but the Dragon was able to maintain a solid force in the center valley for the full 90 minutes.
At the first time check, the East held possession of the northern and center banners, while the south banner was in dispute. By the second time check, however, the East held all three banners and it did so at the end of the battle as well. With an 8-0-1 advantage in banners, the East claimed the battle and two War Points.
HRM Lucan commended his forces for a job well done and employed them to do the same at today’s battle.
“I’m so very proud of our forces,” HRM Lucan said. “ The teamwork they displayed was great to see. The tenacity of the Midrealm and its allies at the [banner] points was excellent. We lucked out.”

Today’s Big Battle: The Woods Battle
The Pennsic original returns Tuesday at 10 AM for the second year at its new home, located just north and west of Mount Eislinn. This year’s battle will be fought over one banner for 90 minutes with unlimited resurrections. As the Midrealm currently trails in War Points, the Dragon will have the honor of placing the banner. Two War Points will go to the side that possesses the banner after 90 minutes.


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Depressing Song Competition in the PAT 8/11 6:30-8:30 pm. Sign up at Moongate and Friends next to Pillaged Village. Spectators welcome.

Events Open to All
12 Step meeting E07 4pm AA/NA/OA/SA all welcome. Denys the Decadent’s Camp Great Eastern Highway
BPAL Meet & Sniff. Come, sniff & share. Wed 11 a.m. Camp Dancing Fox, E01 on Dragon’s Trace.
ANYONE CAN BREW! Ambrosia Farm Short mead kits - Brew in 2 weeks in a gallon of spring water. Try 12 fruit & berbal flavors – tastings daily at 3pm & Midnight Madness, Dancing Pig Pottery #16 Bow Street or online www.ambrosiafarm.com.

For Sale
Bad Garb Old Maid card game - Yes we have ‘em! - from Claus the Toymaker (who else?)
14’ yurt for sale. Sunforger canvas, great condition. $700 OBO. Avail end of war. Contact Dorian @ House Maxwell, block W05. 224-595-3856
Custom Ts-You take the picture. We put it on a mug, Tshirt, or tote. Misty Tower. Space 28
15x10ft (ish) red & purple Viking A-frame for sale. If interested please send text to 703-470-4916 $400.
A BIG TENT NOW! Eudora 151/2 x 91/2 Titan 3ys + NEW Genvine EZ-UP 10 sq. Paid $600- Tent/$200-EZ-ALL FOR $450- Negotiable- see at W-13 Fool’s Rest/ call 631-786-6025 -cell - NOW.
Air mattress LL Bean $50 battery powered air pump Queen at Tatterdemalion Merchant Space #47.
For Sale: Vellum - opaline vellum (sheepskin) direct from England. Finest quality. Sale price $20 per sheet. The Guild of Limners, #26 across from the Barn.
How can anything Sarong be sooo! right! Celtic sarongs at Moongate
Astérix and Obelix made it to Pennsic! Available at UrsulaBs Alcove. 166 Fleet St.
ATTENTION WOAD WARRIORS! Feeling a little blue? I have the real thing! Genuine woad imported from Scotland. $4, limited supply, buy early. Guild of Limners, #26.
BAD GARB I and BAD GARB II - Now AVAILABLE from Claus the Toymaker - How do you know you are not in them unless you read them?
Banners! Favors! Badges! Custom done for you! Come consult with us Misty Tower, Space 28
Fabric Petting Zoo White Wolf & Phoenix- 120 Plunder Lane- yarn and string on discount!
Blank Books - hand bound in leather, handmade paper, thick and chunky. Fair trade products. $8-$32, limited supply - Guild of Limners. #26.
Canvas Marquis tent 18x12 as is. No center poles or ridge beam. Includes all walls, ropes, stakes, side poles. $550 obo see William at Lochac X01 by West Gate.
Carolingian expatriates & friends: show your support for the Scholarly Barony. University of Carolingia Varsity Melee Team t-shirts are available again, @ Lady Guendalina’s Closet, space #121.
Cash for clinkers: Trade in your tin cup for $5.00 off a new mug @ A’s Round Pottery. 51 Broadway.
Cotton halter tops at Bronwyn’s at Moongate.
Dragon Ts & 1066 Ts are Back! Space 28
Extra large mugs for Pennsic XL 48oz, A’s #51
Feast gear galore; swords, daggers, and more. Get a pouch too! Available for you at Wolfram’s Wonderous Wares. Space 133 on Plunder Lane. Bring in ad for $1.00 off $20.00 purchase.
Feed Your Spinning Habit! Gorgeous Fiber at MTF #28
Folkwear is still in business and has new patterns. Check them out at Ursula’s Alcove, 166 Fleet St.
Agate Burnishers - bone ivory & horn handles - hand carved - also dog tooth and carnelian. Guild of Limners, #26.
For Sale 14’ Yurt. Professional quality 9193600048. Also Panther 12x12 Pavillion, needs work $480/OBO.
For Sale - Bad garb, bad garb, What’cha gonna do? What’cha gonna do when the punchline’s you! - Claus the Toymaker
For Sale - Glass muller & burnishers from England, also Mitchell nibs, vellum, parchment and hand bound leather books - The Guild of Limners, #26
Bedouin tent for sale. 22’x24’ Sunforger. Includes custom poles, ropes and stakes. $900. Tent costs $2700 new. Tent is available to see at Tribal Source on Street of Gold #82. Ask for Diana.
For Sale: Ink-Oakgall, walnut hull, also gallo-tannic ink, absolutely perfectly opaque. $4 per bottle. Guild of Limners #26.
10x12 Panther wall tent for sale. Used only a few times. All poles, bags, stakes, ropes, interior wall, etc. included. Asking $600. Available at end of Pennsic. Ask for Gabrielle or Sebastian at Caer Adamant camp N34
For Sale: THE GUILD OF LIMNERS in the little white house on Merchants Row sells ink, quill pens, books, pigments, various colors, madder, woad, all kinds of paint and tools necessary for scribes and artists.
For Sale: Yurt in fair condition. $300 OBO. Also canvas tarp 20x30, $40 OBO. Come to Shark Pit for details. Block N21.
Full size slat bed, mahogany red stain. Available at war end. $250 or b.o. Contact Ziggy @ August Moon, E18
Good garb - Bad garb PAPER DOLLS - even more humorous than the works of Beaumont and Fletcher! From Claus the Toymaker.
Greybarr Trad Archery “Closest Archery Shop to the Range” Wide selection of bows from $20 on up. Long bows, Recurves, Cross bows, Horsebows, Korean bows. Arrows for every bow. Wide selection of archery equip. We now accept credit cards. Space 91, St of Gold, next to West GATE.
Hot water for your camp 40 gallon water heater for sale @ Black Legion Camp Fosse & Brewers.
Huge modern tent for sale Eureka Condo 10.5x20, sleeps 8+ over 8ft tall for $150 cash available now. See Bergdis at Clan Cambion E15 Howards Fenway.
Illumination Books! The biggest selection at Pennsic is at Small Churl Books! Come see, be tempted, buy the beautiful, useful and irresistable (books).
It’s hot now but it won’t be forever. Plan ahead! Buy wool at Ursula’s Alcove. 166 Fleet St.
Don’t walk around Pennsic with ugly children- Buy a mask from Claus/ The Toymaker only $4.00.
KNIFE SHARPENING, cleaning, de-rusting, custom sheaths. CLOAK & DAGGER, 13 Bow St.
Knitting needles & accessories. Misty Tower. #28
LINEN WADDING for stuffing gambeson, armoring coat or pourpoint. BLACK CHEAP. Dragons Magic space 27
Nearly new 18’x20’ Panther marquee canopy. Used twice. Would make great war pavilion. Inquire booth 175, Hamish’s Dreck $800 OBO.
Need a pouch? Thurkill’s are now available at Viking Archery Supply #13 on Bow Street.
NEW THIS YEAR - Decorate your child’s walls with medieval images - Knights, dragons, ladies - more. Let the mundanes put up Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck! - at Claus the Toymaker, #26.
Panther Viking in great shape. Avail at end of War. $500 set up on Runestone Hill - Block W08 - Camp Eoforwic 416-655-9938
Be Prepared! This heat will end. Get your cloak or mantle at Misty Tower’s SALE in Space 28
Pennsic in a Box - Comes with people, places and things found at Pennsic in a colorful wooden box - Makes a great fun gift for friends who couldn’t attend this year. Found only at Claus the Toymaker, #26.
14x14 Panther Regent tent with fly and set up kit. $750 obo Gleann Abhann Camp ask for Avice N12
PERIOD PAVILIONS, new and used for rent and sale. 11 on site for immediate delivery and 18 more on site at end of war. Others in stock can ship. We do custom pavilions - colors and intricate shapes our specialty. More details and pics plus free catalog at space #28.
Costumes by Loren can now accept credit cards! Different specials every day! We have LOTS of new merchandise this year. Come by and see us at Costumes by Loren! Located at #166 Fleet Street.
Porcelain dolls (inc. QE1), stamped and gilded leather, woven tapestry panels, vintage posters. Space #28.
ROCKING HORSES 4 sale/rent. SQUIRE CART 4 rent to carry you in style. Disc. 4 handicapped. Space #28.
Tent 4Sale! 13” dia round canvas w/attached heavy duty floor. “Soul Pad 4000 Ease.” Brand new, only used this Pennsic at Trimaris Kingdom Camp in Swamp. Asking $600. Call Lady Albreda 305-781-3882.
Archers! Custom bowstrings made on site. 32 colors to pick from. See Rask at Viking Archery Supply #13 Bow St. Other supplies are also available.
TENT FOR SALE Canvas only. Oval marquee 17x14in. Some stains. $500 cash. See Jodie W10 Lions of the Cross.
Tentsmiths shower pavillion + shower stall. Hot water heater NOT included. 500.00 for tent & stall & accessories. SHAUNA AT SHAUNA’S CAMP W11
Thai Brass Flatwear set 178pc service for 12 + extra peices. See at mcht space 4 $300.
UNIQUELY YOU dressmakers dummies - the only one to corset properly. 3 available on site. Space #28.
For Sale SCA Road Signs - “Fighter Practice Area”, “Danger Viking Territory” and many others, some new and very silly. $5 each. Claus the Toymaker, #26.
War wagon, slightly abused, $100 obo N29 813-843-2475
Wardrobe trunk 4 sale - $80 easy to pack all your garb in one trunk. No need to ever unapck. Garb is easy to find. Camp Greenwood E18 End of Autumn’s Path.
Bad Garb? Who cares? It’s too hot! Stay cool and look sexy in the infamous Bunny Fur Bikini! Hamish’s Dreck, Booth 175 where Laurels fear to tread.
WARM CLOAKS, repairs, and custom orders on site. CLOAK & DAGGER, 13 Bow St.
For Sale: Good Gentles...How much have you spent on your armor? How much have you spent on your garb? How much have you spent on your children? This has been a public service announcement from Claus of Burzee, Toymaker.
Washable wool embroidery thread available in a full range of colors at Ursula’s Alcove. 166 Fleet St.
For Sale: Mortar and Pestle sale - 3 sizes - All $5 each. Today only. Guild of Limners. #26.
Benefit the Chirurgeons -- buy an original Pennsic 40 T-shirt, $12. Available from Claus of Burzee, #26 Merchants Row.
Why melt? The cool comfy 100% cotton tunics and kaftans are here again. Also skirts, kurta, shirts, chemises and cloaks. Come early for best selection. And now we can take credit cards. Costumes by Loren. Space #166. Fleet Street.
14x20 Viking A-frame Panther canvas and random wood. $500. See Fridrikr or Orianna. E04, High Rafters
You went to war and came home without treasures. For shame! Stop in to see our fine, exotic yarns at Ursula’s Alcove, 166 Fleet St.
Yurt for Sale! 12’ dia. By Yurts of America. 1 yr old, used 2 Pennsic’s. See Rask at Viking Archery Supply #13 Bow St $2500 obo. Available now
For Sale: HAND GROUND PERIOD PIGMENTS -- Once you’ve tried it, you’ll never use anything less. It’s not as complicated as you may think. Free sample and instruction in its preparation with this ad from Mistress Megan at the Guild of Limners, #26 Merchants Row.
Claus’ Guide on “How Not to Get a Laurel” - Audacious and naughty - the truth is hard and very funny. See Claus the Toymaker, #26 across from the Barn.


Get pain free - Come to Merchant #2
After 20 years of service to the SCA and Pennsic, Turtle Island Moccasins is bidding a fond farewell! In order to spend more time with family and because the cost of travel continues to rise, Pennsic 40 will be Turtle Island Moccasins last year at Coopers Lake. Don’t worry, these MIMFA museum quality moccasins will still be available to order from the website www.turtleislandmoccasins.com, and all repairs will still be honored when needed. Stop by the shop on Battle Road today for your personal fitting by Atrayew, the founder and artisan of Turtle Island Moccasins!
Armor Cleaner: rusty, dirty, smelly? 757-867-3861. Ask for Rheanna or text name, camp name and location. Reasonable rates. Look good. Please your lady!
Bard’s Haven is open for business! Also Celtic bardic again on Tuesday night as usual. E19.
BRAINS!!! Aitch
Enchanted Ground bardic circle 9-12PM stories music poems
The Memorial Ship will sail this Thursday, the 11th. Procession will start from the Stave Church at 8:30 PM. Paint shields at Tancred’s Tangled Wood.
The next best thing to being there is knowing that you don’t need me there! I love you all! Aitch
Feeling hot? Cool off & help raise money for cancer patients w/a “coolband” from booth #56- A Leather Crafter. $5 ea. Help touch a life & keep cool!!
From Petra to Petra re: yesterdays ad. Have your people met mine? They say the same things...
Heirusalem Help! You have to come back! Columella is making us WORK! - The PI Staff
Minbu - Japanese Festival Dance Class - WED 2:00 at Clan Yama Kaminari (E03) Solveig Throndardottir
Orange and cream striped linen! Do you have it? It seems like we all do. Join Ye Olde Mead Hovel in parading orange stripes all around the War- Wear yours on Wednesday!
SUPER SECRET WIZARD ROCK SHOW for adult Harry Potter fans. Behind Camelot Treasures - Booth 30. CDs from the Blibbering Humdingers only $10! Thursday - starts at 9PM. You’ll crap your pants.
I am bald and I don’t care. I love life much more than hair. Here’s to the heroes everywhere! Fauna of Rivenstar
What happens at Pennsic gets published in The Pennsic Independent! Don’t forget to reserve your set or purchase a PDF!
Have you “Read it”? Bacon/Narhwal/All the Things will be counted, if present. Meet-up 9pm Tues, first camp below the Runestone-look for the icon at the gate.
ZOMBIES!! Are you ready if they invade Pennsic? Hamish’s Dreck has what you need-Axes, maces & more. Remember always DOUBLE TAP! BOOTH 175, Perth Row.

HEAR YE HEAR YE in honor of the memory of Lord Krey MacLeod The Black Dragons will be hosting NOMFEST on Wen after 2pm-whenever at N15. Please bring something to share that Krey would have enjoyed eating or drinking. Put the word out.
Our beloved Lord Otto Mueller (MKA Chuck Meier) passed away on May 22. Come celebrate his SCAdian & Pirate life on Wednesday- 8pm - at Otto’s Cove- E01 (Kitty corner from the Dance Tent)


FAM and OES unofficial gathering Tuesday 4-6pm Hartstone B5.


Known World Choir performs Thursday @ 6 PM - Performing Arts Tent - Great vocal music of the Renaissance. Celebrate 20 years of the Pennsic choir!
Hot , handsome, hairy Hunks Hankering for horny henna haired honeys. See Chum the Love Troll N31 Ye Old Mead Hovel.
To my apprentice Elena - you are truly a treasure. Happy belated anniversary. Your proud mistress M.
All suitors for blond Scot must be German -or Italian- and may negotiate the sizable dowry with her elderly and mentally infirm father- and must pass & bribe Italian friend. Present credentials to Venetian.
The Magderonica is on the prowl!
The Pandorica didn’t open. Try again next millenium.
Dame Sarra Graeham of Birnham invites her friends to a celebration of the 20th anniversary of her Laurelling, 7PM until we quit at Up the Hill Camp, Nagashino above Bannockburn in B02.
Flame-haired Scots matron imaginative and experienced, seeks mature scholarly lord versed in multiple tongues for in-depth Pennsic research project. Replies to Pennsic Independent box 007.
Further addendum to ad for German House Boy for my elderly father- one attendant not sufficient. Now seeking strapping German twins. Blondes preferred. Inquire at Barony of Fenix.
Langdon: Seek not the tortoise with the eyes, but with the heart . And Liver. Maghnus
Pyke, looking for Maevel? She’s in N21 with Grimine and Cross.
Sir Ow - Fight well for you fight for my honor. ~T
To Our Beloved Despotissa: We need more Chaucers! Come help us drink some!
Clarification to ad for House Boys to attend my mentally infirm father- Frenchmen need not apply. Qualified strapping German House Boys still needed. Apply within at Barony of Fenix.
SNORRI- WELCOME HOME!! Love Aeifra and Aquila and Tali too!
This is Sophie’s 1st Pennsic and she is very shy she is looking for an 18 to 24 year old gentleman to escort her around Midnight Madness only chivalrous gentleman need apply she will be waiting in a yellow and red bodice outside of Odyssey Coffee at 9PM.
Wanted to Buy

Looking for a used or new beginner harp. See Rohesia at Eoforwic (W08).

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