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20 August 2013

Tuesday, Tuesday, Tuesday! Time for a TWII!

Upcoming Events:

  • Tue 20 Aug: Isles Craft Night (7:30 pm at Todde and Mora’s)
  • Wed 20 Aug: Isles Fighter Practices; Rapier Practice (6:30pm at Girsh Park) and Armored Combat (7:30pm in the Theatre & Dance Courtyard at UCSB)
  • Sat 24 Aug: Festival of the Rose / Leodamus of Thebes Tourney (Calafia / UC San Diego) –
  • Thu 29 Aug – Mon 2 Sept: Highland War (Al-Sahid / Victorville) –


Last Week

Crown Tournament

  • Congratulations to Their Highnesses Conrad Breakring and A’isha bint Shamir, the new Heirs to the Crown of Caid!
  • Sir Ragnar of Sandcastle was elevated to the Order of the Pelican at opening court, and Master Donal “Drink This” O’Brien was elevated to the same at closing court. In addition, Ciar ingen Dare and Joan Silvertoppe were invited to join the Order of the Laurel, and Baronness Ceridwen Killian and Baroness Teka Turmanov were invited to join the Order of the Pelican.
  • Paul fitz Denis was created a Pursuivant and stepped up as Dolphin Herald. Thanks Don Alexander Kallidokos for capturing the ceremony (and heraldic peanut gallery) on video.
  • Questions? Talk to Jane, Angelo, Ylaria, Nathan, Delphine, Lodovico, Gwen, or Paul.


New Additions to the SCA Armorial

The following Isles-ians have names, devices, or badges were recently registered by the SCA College of Arms:

  • Gwen Hir, Name and device: Azure, a fess fusilly argent.
  • Luna di Fiano, Name.
  • Magnus Brewhouse, Name and device: Per pale argent and azure, a stag’s head cabossed and a chief embattled counterchanged.
  • Paul fitz Denis, Name; device: Sable, a pall purpure fimbriated and a bordure argent; and badge: (Fieldless) A pall couped purpure.


This Week

Festival of the Rose / Leodamus of Thebes Tourney:

This combined event will be in in Calafia, on the UCSD campus in La Jolla. Gwen and Paul will be going, and it sounds like there’s a strong possibility Jane will be there as well.


Further Away & Other Bits

Highland War is coming up over Labor Day weekend. Some people have been mumbling about going.

Rapier Open is Sept 28th.  See for more details.  Todde is the event steward.

Isles Anniversary is in November and needs an event steward.  If you’re interested, please contact Lodovico.

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