Barony of Aquaterra

North Sound Sergeantry Trials and Sable Rose Tournaments!

Fighting at Seargeantry Trials

Come one and all to witness the North Sound Sergeantry Trials and Sable Rose Tournaments, August 22-24, 2014! The Baronies of Aquaterra, Madrone and Wyewood and the Shire of Midhaven have come together to present Sergeantry Trials and York Rounds on Saturday, and the Sable Rose Emprise Equestrian Challenge, Rapier Prize Tourney, and Youth Armored Combat Competition on Sunday.  We invite the populace to observe and cheer on those of our Sergeantry Candidates who would seek the honor and responsibility of achieving membership in the Order, or enjoy the many diversions offered.

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Welcome to Aquaterra

Warm greetings to friends and visitors! We, the gentle populace of Aquaterra, invite you to come and explore our enchanted land of water, mountains and meadows. Share in the camaraderie of delightful music and dance, games, fine food and brews, chivalrous combat, and all things medieval. We re-enact the Middle Ages as they should have been. Peruse these pages for activities, meetings and events.

Next Business Meeting – Tuesday, August 26th

Good morning,

Please remember to join us for our next business meeting, next Tuesday, August 26th, at the Denny’s on 128th in Everett. There will be a bid for Art of War and lots of news of changes to the site that you’ll want to hear. Also, if you are interested in open officer positions, or just observing what our officers do, this is a good place to start.

We look forward to seeing you there!

In service,

Lady Sabina di Zorzi
Barony of Aquaterra

Reminder: North Sound Sergeantry Trials & Sable Rose Tournaments

Greetings Aquaterrans! A final reminder (now that the server is back up) that Wyewood, Madrone, the Royal Company of the Sable Rose and Aquaterra are pleased to host the North Sound Sergeantry Trials and Sable Rose Tournaments this weekend at the Stanwood Camano Community Fairgrounds.

Gate opens at 3pm Friday; activities are scheduled both Saturday and Sunday. Arts & Sciences displays, tourneys, York Rounds and more, plus many testing stations are open for the Populace to explore and enjoy.

For more information please see: or the AQ Calendar entry.


Baroness Sineidin inghean an Bhiadtaigh

Sinéidin inghean an Bhiadhtaigh
Per pale vert and sable, a natural tiger rampant argent marked sable winged argent and in chief a county coronet Or.

Storage Run for Trials

Greetings all,
For those who are interested, the storage run for Trials is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug 19th at 7pm. The return storage run is scheduled for Monday, Aug 25th at 7pm. If you have something that was checked out for a previous event, one of these dates would be perfect to return those items.

Please let me know if you will be showing up at one of these runs, so I can make sure to wait for you.


Yvette du Coeur

Head of Costumer’s Guild, Barony of Aquaterra
Chamberlain, Barony of Aquaterra

Baronial Scriptorium and Challenge

Greetings Scribal Enthusiasts!

The challenge continues and there are a couple names standing out. A “door prize” will be awarded at the Second Scriptorium Event this month! That’s the one on 8/23 at the North Sound Sergeantry Trials. The time will depend on other events and will be announced via town cry.

I will also host a painting event at the Baronial Social 9/2 7pm - 8p. 8 pm marks the end of the challenge, so start racking up some points today! If you want to provide art for an award, please contact me off list and we can go over any requirements for full art or arrange exchange of partial art/art that needs to be scanned. I am also happy to lend my ability to you if you just want to provide input.

An Tir College of Scribes

AQ Costumer’s Guild Gatherings


The next two AQ Costumer’s Guild gatherings have been scheduled.

***Sunday Sept 14, 1 – 4:30pm, Activity Center of the main branch of Everett Library***

Sunday Oct 5, 1 – 4:30pm, Activity Center of the main branch of Everett Library.

***Please note: Sept 14th will ultimately be at the whim of the arrival of new baby, and may be cancelled.***

There are tables and chairs available. All you need to bring is your project, machine, and an extension cord (if you are using a machine).

Hope to see you then.

Yvette du Coeur
Head of Costumer’s Guild, Barony of Aquaterra
Chamberlain, Barony of Aquaterra

Yvette du Coeur
Per fess purpure and vert, on a heart argent in pale a triquetra vert and a triquetra inverted purpure conjoined.

Donation and Scribe Sale!


Geoff and I are in the throes of moving. I took some time to complete the Scribal inventory so I can spend vicariously through the Scribal budget to replace assets before I hand over the office.

I have a handful of brushes, paints, and palettes that need new homes.

They are either in need of refurbishment, but replacement is more economic; don’t fit well with an easy to travel kit; or, in the case of paints, are beyond the age where I can guarantee usability and lightfastness.

They will be at the Baronial Social and available to purchase or have depending on the condition. All proceeds will return to the Barony as part of the Scribe’s budget.

Coincidentally, the Scribal challenge will also begin at the Social. I’ll be bringing the first sample of the Secret Chest to titillate and motivate! Also, charter blanks.

Lastly we have a table catapult kit and castle building blocks to offload. If no one wants them at the Social, we’ll be dropping those off at Goodwill.


Reminder: AQ Costumer’s Guild This Weekend

Just a reminder, this Saturday Aug 2 is Costumer’s Guild.  We will be gathering from 11am-4pm in the Activity Center of the main branch of the Everett Library.  (View Calendar Entry)

Tables and chairs are provided, so all you need to bring is your projects, machines, and an extension cord.

Hope to see you there,
Yvette du Coeur

Yvette du Coeur
Per fess purpure and vert, on a heart argent in pale a triquetra vert and a triquetra inverted purpure conjoined.

Head of Costumer’s Guild, Barony of Aquaterra
Chamberlain, Barony of Aquaterra

Stanwood Fair Demo Deadline


We have a growing crew of volunteers for the demo this weekend but are still looking for a few more demos on Sunday.

FIGHTERS – We have interest from rapier fighters in joining the demo so are looking for a Rapier Marshal (and more fighters).  We have a Heavy marshal but no fighters committed yet.  Please pass the call for volunteers on to your e-lists and friends!  Heavy fighting tentatively at 11am Saturday, and rapier tentatively at 1pm Saturday, “fighters choice.”  Sunday too if there’s interest from the fighting community.

We have a great spot under the trees, places to sit & rest, and can count on an enthusiastic Fair-going public. Even if you don’t have a demo, consider being one of our roving chatelaines.  It’ll earn you a free pass to the Fair!!

Thanks everyone!

Baroness Sineidin inghean an Bhiadtaigh

Reminders! Business meeting, open offices, and quarterly reports

Good afternoon!
Please remember that July’s business meeting is tomorrow night at Denny’s on 128th in Everett at 7pm.  We will be accepting bids for Yule and announcing what other bids we are looking for, going over the recent large purchase of a new pavilion, and more! Calendar
Also!  Please remember we are looking for those interested in the Exchequer and Scribe positions!  Come on in and ask questions if you have them, or just see what the Exchequer does at the business meetings. Job Descriptions
Officers – the month is almost over and I have not seen that many reports come through.  Please send me a copy of you report as you send it in to Kingdom so I know that it has been handled!
In service,
Lady Sabina di Zorzi
Barony of Aquaterra

Official Heavy Fight Practice – New Location (Rapier and YAC as Well)

Unto the Populace of Aquaterra and An Tir:

I am pleased to announce that we have found a new OFFICIAL practice location.  Practices will be Saturdays, from 1-4pm, that do not conflict with Crown events or Local(Baronial) events. The site is large and covered, with an additional open field for war practices.  There is ample parking. All martial melee activities will be allowed. Rapier and YAC scheduling will be at the discretion of the respective officers.  Please contact or for details regarding practice schedules for those particular formats.

 The location is  (insert drum roll):

Evergreen Middle School
7621 Beverly Ln
Everett, WA 98203

I hope to see many friends, old and new, at our new site.  Thank you, again, for your patience while we ironed out the legalese.


Styrr Óláfsson

Styrr Óláfsson
Per pale gules and sable, a bird migrant within a serpent involved Or all within an orle argent.

Upcoming AQ Events

  1. North Sound Sergeantry Trials and Sable Rose Tournaments

    August 20 @ 8:00 am - August 24 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Alternate Thrown Weapons Practice

    August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every week
  3. Primary Thrown Weapons Practice

    August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every week
  4. Heavy Fight Practice (and possibly Rapier and YAC)

    August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every week for 6 weeks
  5. Return Storage Run for Trials

    August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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