Meeting Minutes: 2-Mar-50


  • The Barony has two open officer positions: Minister of Youth and Gold Key (in charge of loaner costumes). Please apply online at the Cleftlands website.


  • Regular Event: Sabine, autocrat, and Mattheus, Head Cook, thanked the many staff members who made the event, and the feast, such a success. James Barkley also thanked the instructor.
  • Dressed to Kill is still looking for instructors. Please contact Ulfr about teaching armor-related classes, or Leta about teaching costuming classes.


  • Jolica introduced two newcomers: Anthony and Nick.
  • There are upcoming times for A&S classes at meeting: please let Crispin know if you’d like to teach over the next couple of months.
  • Ginevra will be teaching the Galliard at next meeting.
  • Master Alen teaches a class on Sword Management at the March Dessert Revel.


  • Guilds are special interest groups open to anyone who wishes to learn more about the guild activities.
  • Woodworkers does NOT meet tomorrow. Please contact Meinhard at for questions about future activities, or check the Cleftlands Woodworkers facebook page.
  • Armourer’s Guild will be meeting at Ealdred’s garage tomorrow night. Please contact him at 440-243-1419 for details.
  • Please check the Cleftlands Equestrian Guild’s Facebook page to see if they are holding practice this upcoming Sunday.
  • Unofficial fencing practice meets this upcoming Sunday. Please contact Cynwrig for details
  • Needleworkers will meet next Tue, 8-Mar at 7 pm at Constanza’s home. She’ll be sending out her address and directions next week. Please contact Madelaine for information at
  • Ginevra will be leading a dance class at meeting  next week around 7:30 about the Galliard or the Cinque Pas (five steps). Easiest medieval dance ever! Also, best aerobic workout. Come and learn how.


  • Nial the Wanderer of Bork, an ex-Cleftlands seneschal, ex-Eastwatch seneschal, and long-term stalwart of the SCA, passed away unexpectedly this last weekend. There will be a memorial and funeral this weekend: please check for information on Facebook, or contact Calum who can direct you to the information.
  • Constanza thanked all the people who served in leadership positions at the event.
  • Calum announced:
    • Falco and Titus of Vito’s Minions both authorized as armored combatants this weekend.
    • Vlad authorized in rapier after a long absence from SCA list fields.
    • The Cleftlands Record Ensemble received a Purple Fretty.
    • Angharad received a Purple Fret.
    • Velvet received a Cavendish Knot.
    • Sirus joined the Red Company.
    • Muldonney joined the Greenwood Company
    • Niccoli Bartolozzi received his Evergreen.
    • Farthegn and Colette were made Court Barons.
    • Brice was given a Doe’s Grace.
    • Sarah of the Eerie seas was placed on vigil for elevation to the Order of the Pelican.
  • The Barons are challenging you to do something you have never done before, and bring that to the March Dessert Revel.
  • Six people came forward as having traveled more than 1500 miles to and from SCA events between NOWM and Regular Event, and received an award of cookies. Elizabeth, who traveled 8,134 miles, won a non-cream pie, which, this time, was not thrown at her. (As it weighs about 2 kg, that was probably for the best.)