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2444Re: [E_Rapier] EAOD Dean Prize results and thanks

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  • L. Tremblay
    May 14, 2012
      And lo, my email server decided to permit me to send messages from this
      account again, and it was good.

      I just wanted to say that I have not seen such a fantastic day of
      fencing in a very long time.

      The Border Spat tourneys looked like a lot of fun, and most importantly,
      people looked like they were having a lot of fun. Wassail to Dafydd and
      Harrowgate Heath for arranging a superb day!

      Wassail to Baron Giovanni, THL Gareth, and all those who came from near
      and far to put them to the test. It was a real pleasure to watch the
      bouts in progress (and a relief to see that 50 bouts for Dean wasn't
      *too* crazy after all.) Getting the chance to fence against several of
      the challengers was a real treat, and I hope I can get many of the ones
      I missed at Pennsic!

      And, of course, thanks to Their Majesties for starting this whole thing
      in motion so many years ago. It was an unbelievable feeling to see our
      first Deans get their scarves.

      Who really should start thinking about a Provost prize one of these days.

      On 13/05/2012 9:25 PM, Yvonne wrote:
      > It is with great joy that I report the success of Ealdormere Academy
      > of Defense `s premiere Prize Fight for the rank of Dean in the
      > Academy. Congratulations are extended to HE Giovanni d'Enzinas, Baron
      > of Skraling Althing and THL Gareth Cambell. These two met the
      > following challengers in an amazing display of sportsmanship and the
      > Arte of Defense:
      > HRM Eduoard the Red
      > HE Done Robert MacPharland of Ansteorra
      > HE Alfred of Chester of the Middle Kingdom
      > Master Giovanni of Trimarias
      > Mistress Irene of Alethmarc
      > Master Ian of Aethalmarc
      > Don John Rathburn of the East
      > Don Christen of Aethmarc
      > Special thanks go out to Lord Daffyd for the gifts given to the
      > challengers and his efforts in coordinating the space for the EAOD;
      > THL Vald for his constable assistance of the lists; Lady Rusulksa, THL
      > Albrecht, Lord Gavin and his lady for keeping track of the accounting
      > of the challenge fights; and finally Lady Marie of Skraling Althing
      > for heralding efforts thought out the challenge and endurance rounds.
      > Honour, Chivalry, Courtesy, Gentility - Learn it, Live it!
      > Jocelyn Roget de Cranewall
      > Praceptor of the Ealdormere Academy of Defense

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