Queen's rapier champion to be selected at October Crown tourney - 10/13/12
- Hear the Royal Will of Her Majesty of Meridies,
Her Most Royal Majesty of Meridies, Elisenda, calls upon Her Kingdom's Rapier Fighters to vie for the honor of being chosen to represent Her as Queen's Rapier Champion. Her Majesty bids her Fighters to demonstrate their Skills and Comportment in a Tourney to take place at the October Crown Tournament on Saturday of October the 13th.
Her Majesty also commands that any who would stand and accept this offer from Her hand must be a True and Good Gentle of this Kingdom as well as being skilled in the Arte of Defense. The Tourney shall commence after the main Tourney.
Her Majesty regrets that she will not be able to attend the Tourney due to meeting commitments She MUST fulfill, but has commanded that Her Captains of the Meridian Order of the Blade assist in this Choice. Her Majesty further exhorts All who would compete on Her fighting field to bring their best Game and most courtly Behavior. Be it known that the winner of the tournament shall be the the fighter that most impresses the Captains of the Order and Her Majesty of Meridies. She wishes to acknowledge the COMPLETE fighter
Authorized Cut & Thrust Fighters may compete in that style instead; there will be a Captain available for bouting.
Fighters, are you up for the Honor? Are you ready for the Task? A Worthy Combatant need not be a Knight, a Captain, nor a White Scarf to enter and capture this endeavor... It may be given to anyone in this great Kingdom who proves worthy to carry the Queen's Honor with a rapierwith Courtesy to Her Populace and even to other Kingdoms. The Queen's Rapier Champion shall be an Example of the most sterling Qualities of Her Rapier Fighters.
Long Live the Queen of Meridies!
El Senyor Ximon Martillo de Cordoba, OP
Captain of Her Majesty's Queen's guard