The geographical location that we live in under the SCA is in the kingdom of An Tir and until Saturday was known as a Shire. On Saturday we were raised up as a Barony and had our Baron and Baroness crowned:
|Baron Refr and Baroness Svava|
So imagine my surprise when the Herald mangled my name, just as I had learned it was possible the night before, Brigitte Giesen Riegers von Wolfratshausen. I then was escorted by Brandon - aka - Lord Ignatious:
King Thorin and Queen Dagmaer and already starting to cry:
Brandon, Dawn-Marie, Larissa and Andrea have all been asked to be part of the Barony Retinue in our Household. This will leave Scott and I to keep ourselves out of trouble while at events where they are off helping court to run smoothly.
Brandon made the boxes that the Baronial Crowns will be stored while not in use:
Besides becoming a Barony, the other intent of the event was to have the Arts and Science competition where the new defender is chosen. Osaa is the new Defender until next year when the position will be known as a Champion (difference between being a shire and a barony - defenders vs champions).