Category Archive: In the News

Congratulations Sirius of Cleftlands!

Congratulations to the newest vigilant for the Order of Chivalry recognized by the Crown of the Middle Kingdom at Christmas Tourney, Captain Sirius of Cleftlands!

Congratulations Sir Silverthorn, Rapier Champion!

On Wednesday, November 20th, the Cleftlands lists were opened up to all rapier combatants to test their mettle in the annual tournament. Numerous inspired combatants stepped forth and took to the lists. When the flurry of steel, sweat, and distribution of carnations slowed and the last blows were counted, one rapier combatant emerged victorious. Congratulations …

Continue reading »

Medieval Monster Mash

On October 30, the Barony of the Cleftlands gathered together to celebrate Halloween with our own Medieval Monster Mash! The traditional costume contest was inspired by the recent exhibit Medieval Monsters at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Entrants were encouraged to look into the pages and lore in history! The Cooks Guild held their own …

Continue reading »

Congratulations Prince Felix and Princess Madeleina!

On Saturday, October 19th in the Barony of Flaming Gryphon their Royal Majesties Seto-Heika and Reina Ynes hosted the 101st Crown Tournament at the Middle Kingdom. Once the dust settled and the blows were counted, the Midrealm crowned the heirs to the Kingdom, Prince Felix the Just of Rams’ey and Princess Madeleina de LaMans. Congratulations …

Continue reading »

Congratulations Seto-Heika and Reina Ynes!

On Saturday, September 28th in the lands of the Barony of Illiton, their Royal Majesties Seto-Heika and Reina Ynes were crowned during a successful transition of power. Let us Rejoice! Yorokobimashou! We wish their graces Duke Edmund and Duchess Kateryn well in their retirement.

Congratulations Master Sorcha!

Congratulation to the newest Cleftlands pelican, Master Sorcha Fraser, recognized by the Crown of the Middle Kingdom at the Pferdestadt Rapier Classic!

A Not-So-Medieval Potluck

On June 26, the Barony of the Cleftlands gathered together to celebrate A Not-So-Medieval Potluck! Our many members arrived with their favorite potluck fare in hand and relaxed while His Excellency Crispin tended the hearth fires.  Thank you to all those who contributed and attended!

Congratulations Prince Seto and Princess Ynes!

On Sunday, May 26th in the far away lands of the Barony of Sternfeld, their Royal Majesties King Edmund and Queen Kateryn hosted their Crown Tournament at the Middle Kingdom Golden Jubilee celebrations. Once the dust settled and the blows were counted, the Midrealm crowned the 100th heirs to the Kingdom, Prince Seto Gesshuko and Princess …

Continue reading »

Congratulations Barons Crispin and Stephan!

On Wednesday, May 15th the Barony of the Cleftlands hosted Captain Sirius’ Two-Headed Troll Tournament. The well attended tourney had several teams. When the dust finally settled and the blows were counted, Baron Crispin al-Rumi and Baron Stephan Von Lübeck were victorious. Huzzah!

Congratulations King Edmund and Queen Kateryn!

On Saturday, May 4th in the far away lands of the Barony of Shadowed Stars, their Royal Majesties King Edmund and Queen Kateryn were crowned during a successful transition of power. We wish Count A’kos and Countess Bella well in their retirement. Photographs by: The Honorable Lady Brangwayn Snowden.

Congratulations Duke Valharic!

On Wednesday, April 24th, the Cleftlands lists were opened up to all armored combatants to test their mettle in the annual tournament. The theme of combat for the tournament was a random weapon style, including a rather humorous two-shield survival challenge. Numerous inspired combatants stepped forth and took to the lists. When the flurry of …

Continue reading »

Congratulations Forester Gwyneth, Schutzenfest winner!

On March 30th, the Barony of Sternfeld hosted the event Better War Through Archery in Danville, IN. A select group of archers traveled westward to participate in the biannual Schutzenfest, one of the premiere archery tournaments in the Kingdom where the winners of each of the three divisions (handbow, crossbow, and period bow) win an …

Continue reading »

All Roads Lead to Rome Revel

On March 27, the Barony of the Cleftlands gathered together to celebrate All Roads Lead to Cleftlands Rome! Our many members arrived for a night of fine dining, dancing, and revelry courtesy of Rome. Special thanks to Lady Claricia for orchestrating this revel, Duchess Runa Æikibrandskona for arranging the many teachers who shared their knowledge …

Continue reading »

Congratulations Dmitrii Zhirov!

Congratulations to the newest vigilant for the Order of the Pelican recognized by the Crown of the Middle Kingdom at Tournament of Chivalry & St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, the honorable Lord Dmitrii Zhirov!

Congratulations Sir Silverthorn!

On Wednesday, November 28th, the Cleftlands lists were opened up to all rapier combatants to test their mettle in the annual tournament. Numerous inspired combatants stepped forth and took to the lists. When the flurry of steel, sweat, and distribution of carnations slowed and the last blows were counted, one rapier combatant emerged victorious. Congratulations …

Continue reading »

Congratulations Ísgerðr Gulkárr!

Congratulations to the newest vigilant for the Order of the Laurel recognized by the Crown of the Middle Kingdom at Brawl at the Crooked Dragon, Viscountess Ísgerðr Gulkárr!

Congratulations Muldonny and Edric!

On Wednesday, June 13th the Barony of the Cleftlands hosted Captain Sirius’ Two Man Melee Tournament. When the dust finally settled and the blows were counted, the team consisting of Forester Muldonny McVriw and Lord Edric Eiksson was victorious, each receiving a hand-crafted ax. Huzzah! Photograph by Forester Gwyneth Cole.

Congratulations Aurelia Rosetti!

Congratulations to the newest vigilant for the Order of the Laurel recognized by the Crown of the Middle Kingdom at Northern Oaken War Maneuvers, Aurelia Rosetti!

Congratulations Count Nikolai!

On Wednesday, May 2nd the Barony of the Cleftlands hosted Captain Sirius’ 6′ Spear Tournament. The well attended tourney had over ten participants. When the dust finally settled and the blows were counted, Count Nikolai Grigorevich Petrov was victorious and the winner of a hand-crafted spear. Huzzah! Photograph by Forester Gwyneth Cole.

Congratulations Sirius of Cleftlands!

On Wednesday, April 25th, the Cleftlands lists were opened up to all armored combatants to test their mettle in the 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. Congratulations to …

Continue reading »

Older posts «