Meeting minutes: 10-Jul-59


Push for Pennsic: July 12-14, Miami County Fairgrounds

Pennsic: July 26 – August 11


For the full list of Midrealm events, visit the kingdom calendar at


Guild & Officer announcements

Archery:  practice on Monday 7/15 from 5-7pm

Armorers:  meeting at regular time & place, this week and next before Pennsic; see Baron Calum for details

Arts & Sciences:  class today – So, You’re Going To War, including the Pennsic safety meeting

Exchequer:  we ask each person to donate $2/meeting, or $100/yr; if this is your 1st meeting, please be our guest.  If you pay annually at the midway point of the year, that would be now.

Garb-a-Thon: Friday 7/12 from 10-4 at Bedford Library; bring a project to work on or help finish some of the baronial tabards.

Iron Key:  Now is the time to request loaner gear for Home Fires or Pennsic.

Makers:  it is too late for projects for this Pennsic; start planning for next year.

Musicians: Wednesday rehearsals @ 6:45 – 8pm, indoors or outside depending on weather

Needleworkers:  meeting 6:30pm Tuesday 7/16 at Critical Hit Games to work on some more tabards for the fighters; if you are fighting at Pennsic and do not already have a tabard, see Lady Leonne.


Meetings and Cleftlands’ Home Schedule

July 17 – Archery Tournament and Cookout at St. John of the Cross not Ss. Robert and William (pending weather).  Updates will be posted on social media – watch for any schedule changes.

Normally, we would have a 4-week hiatus across Pennsic-time. Beginning this year there will be baronial meetings through this period, staffed by Meistara Thorhalla & the Home Fires crew.

  • July 24 – Our Baronial Knight Marshal will be on hand to oversee practice this week.
  • July 31 – Wednesday of Peace Week
  • August 7 – Wednesday of War Week
  • August 14 – Still a “Home Fires” special meeting

August 21 – Regular meetings resume this Wednesday.  Armored fighting resumes this week.

August 28 – Armored “Tournament of the Sword” and High Summer Solemnities (war pay, et al)


The Company of the Cleftlands at Pennsic:

Tuesday 30 July (Tuesday of Peace Week) – 10AM – Meet on the Battlefield for the raising of the Baronial Tent. Bring a hammer. (Penciled in – changes will be announced on Facebook)

Saturday 03 August – 8AM – Artillery Crews muster at Newbridge Encampment to walk the guns out for the Battle of LaRochelle (Castle, 9AM)

Saturday 03 August (Middle Weekend) – 5PM – Opening Ceremonies on the Battlefield. Any who wish to march with the Barony in the Midrealm procession, muster on the road outside MK Royal Encampment no later than 4PM.

Monday 05 August (War Week) – Noon – Rapier Company muster at the Camp of the Three Bears for a 12:30 march to the Rapier Town/Cathedral Battle (1PM)

Thursday 08 August (War Week) – 9:30AM – Archery Company muster at the Camp of the Three Bears for a 10AM march(ride) to the Archery Field. [This conflicts with the Armored Woods Battle]

Thursday 08 August – 6PM – Middle Kingdom Court in the MK Battlefield Tent. Arrive early, bring your own chairs.

Friday 09 August (War Week) – 9AM – Armored Company muster at the Camp of the Three Bears for a 9:30 march to the Armored Field Battle.

Friday 09 August – 4PM – Meet on the Battlefield to drop and fold the Baronial Tent.

 Come home prepared to share a tale or a boast of great deeds you witnessed at The War!


General announcements

Noble Thory requests volunteers for Herald’s Point at Pennsic – come help out and charge your phone!

We will be posting Home Fires/Pennsic meeting notes – if there is something Cleftlands related at Pennsic that you’d like announced, contact Katherin at the email/Facebook link below.

Our temporary meeting site for the summer (at least) is Ss. Robert and William Catholic Parish, at 367 E. 260th St., Euclid. Go to the school, not the church. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  A brief business meeting is held at 8 p.m. We need to vacate the site between 9:30 and 10 p.m.


For updates, corrections or additions, contact Lady Katherin verch Rhys at or on Facebook (, Angela Reese).