Category Archive: In the News

East 200th Street Demonstration

On Saturday, June 3rd members of the Barony of the Cleftlands participated in the East 200th Street Stroll, just around the corner from the Regular Meeting site. The Armored Combat and Rapier list drew a lot of attention and visitors to our demonstration were dazzled by the variety of activities on display. These activities included: …

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King Arthur Movie Premier

The Barony of the Cleftlands was asked to provide a demonstration for the sneak preview of the new King Arthur movie at Valley View Cinema. Twenty-three members attended and spoke with patrons and provided literature to generate interest in our group and activities. The movie received mixed reviews. Some energetically enjoyed it for its action …

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Happy 52nd Birthday, SCA!

The Barony of the Cleftlands would like to wish the Society for Creative Anachronism Happy 52nd Birthday! An abridged history from the annuls of Wikipedia: The SCA’s roots can be traced to a backyard graduation party of a UC Berkeley medieval studies graduate, the author Diana Paxson, in Berkeley, California, on May Day in 1966. …

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Congratulations Avanger of Brendoken!

On Wednesday, April 26th, the Cleftlands lists were opened up to all armored combatants to test their mettle in the bi-annual tournament. Numerous inspired combatants stepped forth and took to the lists. When the flurry of rattan, sweat, and dramatic deaths slowed and the last blows were counted, one armored combatant emerged victorious and earned …

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Cleftlands Scribal Display

The Honorable Lord Pietro Nicolo da San Tebaldo, the deputy Minister of Arts & Sciences in the Cleftlands, issued a themed dessert revel which took place on March 29. Members of the barony were encouraged to display scrolls they had received through the years. Over a hundred scribal works were displayed, spanning not only the …

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Cleftlands Armored Tournament

Their Excellencies Calum and Constanza, fourth Baron and Baroness of the Cleftlands, cordially invite you to their final armored tournament held Wednesday, April 26th in Euclid, OH. All authorized armored combatants are welcome to participate. The tournament will commence around 7:45 PM. If competing, please arrive early enough to make known your intentions to the …

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Congratulations Pietro Nicolo da San Tebaldo!

On Wednesday, February 22nd, the Cleftlands lists were opened up to all rapier combatants to test their mettle in the bi-annual tournament. Eleven inspired combatants stepped  forth and took to the lists. When the flurry of steel, spoons, and stuffed otters slowed and the last blows were counted, one rapier combatant emerged victorious and earned …

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Cleftlands Rapier Tournament

Their Excellencies Calum and Constanza, fourth Baron and Baroness of the Cleftlands, cordially invite you to their last rapier tournament held on Wednesday, February 22nd in Euclid, OH. All authorized rapier combatants are welcome to participate. The tournament will commence around 7:45 PM. If competing, please arrive early enough to make known your intentions to …

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Cleftlands Classes

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Congratulations Master Oliver!

Congratulation to the newest Cleftlands laurel, Master Oliver Stillman, recognized by the Crown of the Middle Kingdom at A Regular Event in the Cleftlands for his mastery of leatherworking and research!

Cleftlands Mail Night

On Wednesday January 11, the Cleftlands hosted a chain mail throw back night. Armored and rapier combatants alike dusted and oiled their best chain mail for the evening.

Congratulations Sirius of Cleftlands!

On Wednesday, November 30, the Cleftlands lists were opened up to all armored combatants to test their mettle in the annual tournament. Twenty inspired combatants stepped  forth and took to the lists. When the flurry of rattan slowed and the last blows were counted, one armored combatant emerged victorious and earned the right to carry …

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Congratulations Baronial Champions!

Congratulations to the new Cleftlands Baronial Champions, class of XXV! Standard Bearer – Njal Orkneyjarson Archery Champion – Gwynedd Cole Arts & Sciences Champion – Pietro Nicolo da San Tebaldo Equestrian Champion – James ap Llewelyn Rapier Champion – Muldonny McVriw

Congratulations Eikbrandr and Thorin!

Congratulations to the two newest vigilants recognized by the Crown of the Middle Kingdom at Northern Oaken War Maneuvers: Sir Eikbrandry Solgyafi Vigilant, Order of the Laurel Captain Thorin Eikskjald Vigilant, Order of Chivalry

Congratulations Thorin Eikskjald!

On Wednesday, April 27, the Cleftlands lists were opened up to all armored combatants to test their mettle in the annual tournament. Fifteen inspired combatants stepped forth and took to the lists. When the flurry of rattan slowed and the last blows were counted, one armored combatant emerged victorious and earned the right to carry …

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Congratulations Muldonny McVriw!

On Wednesday January 28th, the Cleftlands lists were opened to all rapier combatants to test their mettle in the annual rapier tournament. Twelve inspired combatants stepped forth and took to the lists. When the flurry of blades slowed and the last dramatic demise, one fencer emerged victorious. Heartfelt congratulations to Lord Muldonny McVriw! The list …

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