Even before the first formal courts of the war were held, several kingdoms elevated members of their populace or already had sent prople out of peerage vigils.
The first award of the war came during the first week, at Viscount Haakon’s bardic circle when King Malcolm and Queen Tessa ofÆthelmearc made Haakon’s brother, Boris Dragonslayer, a baron of their court.
Earlier this week, prior to the Rapier Town Battle, the Æthelmearc royalty elevated Illadore de Bedegrayne of the Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands, to the Order of the White Scarf.
King Felix and Queen Madeleina of the Midrealm sent three people on Pelican vigil prior to their Thursday court. They are Caelan O’Rogallary of the incipient shire of al Ja’Far, Ciara McRobbie of Northwoods, and Baron Rocco Barbarossa of the Barony of Roaring Wastes.
The Midrealm also has two new members of the Order of Chivalry .
Angus of Darkmoon and Axle Fairhair were placed on vigil on the field just after the Unbelted Champions Battle. Sir Angus was knighted before the Woods Battle and Sir Axle was knighted before the castle battle.
After Monday’s fighting, three Easterners received the Order of the Tygers Combatant, the kingdom Higher Order of Merit for fighting. They were Eloi Albelard of the Barony of the Bridge, Baron Angus Kerr of Conocrdia of the Snows and Dietrich Schwelgengraber.
In addition, King Brion and his queen also sent two members of their kingdom on vigil for Chivalry. They are Christian Knox and Alexander de Hauteville.
At Æthelmearc Court on Tuesday there were two elevations to the peerage and one other gentle was placed on vigil. Valgardr Gunnarson was elevated to the Order of the Laurel.
Baron Cedric the Humble, who just last month stepped down as Baron of Thescorre, was elevated to the Order of the Pelican.
After court had been suspended, HRM Malcolm recalled His Silver Buccle Principal Herald, Baroness Giulietta da Venezia, and placed her on vigil for the Order of the Pelican. She will be elevated at the Festival of Summer’s End in the Canton of Beau Fleuve next month.
Also of note, the late Master Johan von Traubenberg was named the 21st Jewel of Æthelmearc. Æthelmearc Court is remaining open throughout the War.
At Ealdormere Court on Thursday evening, Eleanor Fairchild was elevated to the Order of the Laurel by TRMs Aaron and Rustique. Also, THLady Joanna of Northumberland was made a Baroness of the Court.