November 7, 2017
Seneschal (The Honorable Lady Genevieve de Saint-Malo):
THL Genevieve opened the meeting and took attendance.
It was announced that as of January of 2018 that Lady Katherine Coscombe would be taking over as Seneschal. Three cheers for Lady Katherine.
Hooba, Hooba, Hooba!!
Exchequer (Lady Lydia Wynne):
The Exchequer reported that the treasury holds $1509.13. A $3 bank fee was debited from the account.
Herald (Lady Katherine Coscombe):
Lady Katherine was not present but Herald at Large Lord Frøkn reported that nothing has been received in response to any submissions of name or device.
Chatelain (Lady Beatrix Beeman):
We have had five new visitors of late, yeah! The second yearly report has been submitted.
Mistress of Arts & Sciences (Lady Áine ingen Uí Briain):
Quarterly report submitted. Classed being finalized for Fall Bransle.
Chronicler Still searching for a new Chronicler…..
Archery Lieutenant (Lord Frøkn mac Cainnaig):
Unfortunately we may not be able to have Archery at Fall Bransle, weather forecast does not look good.
Thrown Weapons Lieutenant (Lord Frøkn mac Cainnaig):
Same report as Archery, may not have at Fall Bransle unless the weather gods smile upon us that day.
Web Minister (William Keith of Rivenvale):
Again misfortune shows it grim face upon our officers. William officially resigned the post of Webminister. Lord Brien agreed to take up the task and will be working with Lord Rickard to take over.
Youth Minister (Lady Nuria Enid Imogen):
Joyce announced that she has been approved as a youth minister and will be working as deputy.
Dance Mistress: (Lady Lettice Spindler):
No new report.
Demo Coordinator (The Honorable Lord Rickard de Als):
Lady Nuria will be taking over as Demo Coordinator and has been exploring different venues for future events.
Acting Knight’s Marshall (The Honorable Lord Rickard de Als):
Nothing to report.
Our schedule was set for February of 2018. Please view the calendar on our website for all the details. Please note that if the subject matter set for a meeting is not something someone is specifically interested, all are allowed to bring personal projects to work on. Please also let us know if there is a subject you would like to see as a class or interest group, and we will try to accommodate it if possible.
Project Days – If you have any suggestions or projects for the good of the Shire please let Lady Genevieve or Lord Rickard know.
Fall Bransle is in three days and things look good except for the outside events.
A lunchtime soup bar will be available for event attendees for a small donation. Volunteers to donate soup will be appreciated.
Winter Wassail – It was decided that the event will be pre-registration only. A discussion of period food will be held at a later meeting.
December Revel – A revel has been scheduled for December and will be held on a Friday evening at to make it more appealing to new comers. An auction will be held to help with the costs of Winter Wassail as well as the cookie exchange. Please have any submissions for the Auction ready as well as your two dozen cookies if you wish to participate in the exchange.
If there are any corrections and/or additions that need to be recorded in the official Shire minutes, please contact THL Genevieve. Note that these minutes will be published on our shire website.