December 5, 2017

Officer’s Reports:

Seneschal (The Honorable Lady Genevieve de Saint-Malo):

THL Genevieve opened the meeting and took attendance.

It was again announced that as of January of 2018 that Lady Katherine Coscombe would be taking over as Seneschal.

Thank you Lady Genevieve for your work and dedication to the position.

Exchequer (Lady Lydia Wynne):

The Exchequer reported that the treasury holds $1805.04.

The quarterly report has been filed and a total of $575.01 was made at Fall Bransle.

Herald (Lady Katherine Coscombe):

No news on any submissions, hoping after the beginning of 2018.

Chatelain (Lady Beatrix Beeman):

Nothing to report.

Mistress of Arts & Sciences (Lady Áine ingen Uí Briain):

The kingdom had bee looking for a location for the Spring Arts and Sciences competition and have settled on Falcons Quarie.

Chronicler  Still searching for a new Official Chronicler.  Lady Genevieve has agreed to take business meeting minutes and suggested issuing a monthly news letter of the business meeting info and activities of the month to any that would like to receive it.  And forgoing the quarterly news letter at this time.

Registration information would follow later.  All in attendance were in favor of this suggestion.

Archery Lieutenant (Lord Frøkn mac Cainnaig):

Nothing to report

Thrown Weapons Lieutenant (Lord Frøkn mac Cainnaig):

Nothing to report

Web Minister (Lord Brien MacAuley):

Lord Brien has taken over the role of Web Minister and asked everyone in attendance of the meeting to sign a photograph waver allowing their photo to be able to be posted on the website or other media.  If you have not signed one and would be willing to allow any photo of you taken at an event to be posted on the shire website please contact Lord Brien.

Youth Minister (Lady Nuria Enid Imogen):

Nothing to report.

Dance Mistress: (Lady Lettice Spindler):

No new report.

Demo Coordinator (The Honorable Lord Rickard de Als):

Nothing to report

Acting Knight’s Marshall (The Honorable Lord Rickard de Als):

Nothing to report.

Meeting News:

The schedule of activities for March was set.  Please refer to the calendar for a listing of the monthly activities.

It was suggested and decided that the events calendar for 2018 would run as follows:

Winter Wassail – 
January 13

Spring Training – April 28

Saxton Summer – July (exact date not set at this time)

Fall Bransle – October 6 (Tentatively)


 Project Days – If you have any suggestions or projects for the good of the Shire please let Lady Genevieve or Lord Rickard know.


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 – Decembers Revel is the 15th please come and rejoice in the company of your fellow shire folk.  Bring two dozen cookies if you would like to take part in the holiday cookie exchange.

New Business

The Kleftlands Regular Event will celebrate its 40th Anniversary.  Many past and present dignitaries have been invited.  Past and present royalty, Dukes and Duchesses and many more.  They have also sent out a challenge for individuals or groups from the kingdom present 40 items to be judged and presented to the reigning king and queen to be used as favors to accompany the presentation of scrolls.  Our shire has decided to accept the challenge and items will be made at future weekly meetings.

In Closing:

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.

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