- Come Again Sweet Love…the Parental Version
- On SCA Patrons of Bardic Arts
- Ever Comes the Sun
- The Tale of Adolphus the Devourer
- The Love Story of Turi MacKinnon and His Marguerite
- River-bone Warrior – a Song for Talen
- Tourney Pilgrims
- þis feste is ine myn stomak – part the first
- Gorsedd Challenge
- I Fight for You
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Category Archives: Texts
Down in the valley three clarions call Purple beneath the setting sun’s rays Sounding o’re many, each note’s fall Rings to this Champion with praise. ***** Upon this lengthy celebration day Mistress Linnette du Gallidron Has shown in manner and skill those graces favored by our King and is hereby and duly named the East Kingdom Bardic Champion and shall, … …more, please!
Wilhem de Broc’s OTC wording is in the style of the Paston letters, 1422-1509. http://bit.ly/rlj1HO . It was done with the permission of the royalty as a letter written by a gentlewoman friend to his wife, Isabel Chamberlain, telling of his exploits and how the King and Queen have recognized him, and have themselves affixed their seal to the document … …more, please!
By Aneleda Falconbridge and Master Toki Redbeard Trees had aged three more rings since pass of pride gift son. Kraken’s son we kenned Daniel Taken from tree copse Eastern. His father fell to the morning Came to field, called by memory, Joined forest of flight-swifters to loose shafts, shoot for glory Queen’s side-man he sought to be He would stand, … …more, please!
To my frynde and faire jentylwoman, I recomende me unto yow, and thanke yow of your gyudenesse evermore shewed, and pray yow to contenew. I have resyvyd newes of yowr husband, Lord Wilham de Broc, a jentylman who has come to the attention of our most fierce lyon Kyng Gregor and his brave Queen Kiena. Sondry and diverse persones have … …more, please!
If fortune has been kind than you have met This lady from the lovely English sea Whose graces must serve as perfect key As none have failed to love this sweet soubrette. When she is near all worldly things forget. She seems to solve all ills so gracefully Perhaps it is how she attends to thee, Her virtues maketh people … …more, please!
Laurel Scroll written for Lord Tristan de Worrell, presented at East Kingdom Court at the Pennsic War 40, AS46 Beneath the bright aurora’s light A wise man with his cart here stands, St. Eligius’ student greets the night with kindly eyes and worthy hands. Within his cheery wooden cart are cheeses soft, or wrapped in rind, and wines so sweet, … …more, please!
Both scrolls are based on the Byzantine Chant to St. Cyril (feast day June 19th) & St. Athanasios (feast day May 2). They were chanted/sung at the Court of King Lucan VIII at Vinland Raids in the Barony of Smoking Rock, AS46. You may hear the scrolls sung (sadly, at desk not at court) here… Queen’s Archery Champion Scroll You … …more, please!
Sir Edward Grey of Lochleven wreathed with greatest honor is revealed, and with the most esteem, picked from the field. Forbearance and Honor noted our queen, Beloved lady of bliss, Aikaterine. The rapier swift has its song to sing And dances as swallows dance in spring Through the field’s rite, Bright glinting light This blade did supply You being near … …more, please!
For fame one does not hoist the mighty sword Nor take up as his art the rapier keen, But for our Griffyth King, our Eastern Lord, They thrust and parry, feint and fight as seen. Thick has the field of noble challenge been Yet one became distinct amongst the crowd. Now sing we all as one this joyful pean Unto … …more, please!
wot ys that sund that calls us to war? ys þe horn ðat lady blaws to roar. Rosa rubicundior wot ys that sund wot maks myn herte ache? ys þe swet sound this same lady mak. wot ys the laugh ich can now here? ys a tale from the lady just finished near. lilio candidior wot ys that tune that … …more, please!