Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night in Politarchopolis seems to have been a success – great food, great company and much pageantry. We witnessed the Coronation of Ariston and Lilavati, our King and Queen, plus Eva’s elevation to the Order of the Laurel and Clara being sent to Vigil for her Pelican. There was …

Valentines – pension call

It is a tradition in the Barony of Politarchopolis that we remember those have done service on our Guard. In recognition of their support, anyone who has served as Guard or Sergeant is granted a Pension in perpetuity. The Pension, as specified in the Book of Ceremonies, is a donation of …

Quarter Days 2015

Judging by the current calendar of Politarchopolis this year, Quarter Courts will be expected at: Valentines’ Picnic and Regatta, 28th Feb Elizabethan Street Markets, 30th May Midwinter at the Manor, 15th August Fields of Gold, 27th – 29th November. Apart from Valentines’, all these events are awaiting confirmation. Things could …

Send us your words

Greetings, Politarchopolans, With Quarter Day (Fields of Gold) rapidly approaching, this is a reminder that although our spies are everywhere, we still rejoice to hear from our populace.  If you feel that any member of our Barony, or any visitor from afar, is deserving of reward,  let it be speedily …

Baronial Archery Champion

The new Baronial Archery Champion is Wintherus Alban. Huzzah! Woe to any who would attack our walls, for they shall not advance within bow shot for the hail of arrows that will be. Our thanks to Lord Sigmund for his year’s exemplary service. We congratulate all those who participated in …

Royal Etiquette 101

This is a very limited guide, which I wrote a few years ago. It has been requested that it be published again, and that does seem a good idea.  There is much more which could be said, but if you are looking for a basic plan for how to behave at …

Midwinter taxes

Greetings, Politarchopolis! As Midwinter approaches, the Barony is preparing to play host to the Crown and Kingdom. It is customary to offer taxes to the Royals on such occasions, and in true feudal style, we would like to collect these taxes from among our populace. 🙂 If you are relatively …

Baronial Retinue

starting at Fields of Gold 2013 Champions – Heavy – Lord Gabriel van Dorne Fencing – Lord Clement Valentin der Spieler Archery – Lord Sigmund Spelman Arts and Sciences – Lady Alexandra Hartshorne Guards – Baroness Alesia du Cheval Blanc (Sergeant) Lady Conciata Delacita Delvecchia Lord Robin of Ambledune Attendants – …