Battle Cry

“The wind’s howl, the waves Crash The tress weep, the wind whispers You cannot wether this storm. The earth moves, the egg shuffles Their magic is strong, the walls are broken, the throne lies empty. The wind calls out, stone withered to dust as it called out. You cannot weather this storm. With iron in…

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Faramir’s Curse

By Liathain, Blodwyn and Cerridwen A humourous song making light-hearted jest at the expense of Faramir – who was one of Albion’s best loved heroes around the turn of the century. A loyal and stalwart member of the Harts faction and firm supporter of Queen Elspeth Pendragon, Faramir was never one to take himself too…

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A report from the Dragonspine Mountains: Prophecy of the Spectral Bard

Crispin Du’Vie and members of the Adventurers Charter travelled north, passing through Keswick towards Caledonia via the Dragonspine Mountains. Pushing on towards Caledonia to strengthen ties with the Bears nation harsh winter snows and icy winds drove us to seek shelter in the ‘Elves Ridge’ hunting Lodge. We fell lost in the snow however, until…

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Faramir’s Curse

by Liathain, Blodwyn and Cerridwen Of all of the heroes of Albion Renowned in the legends of far and near There’s no one so valiant, heroic or strong As the noble magnificent Faramir Faramir, oh Faramir, you battle monsters scary Faramir, oh Faramir, your cloak is large and hairy Faramir, oh Faramir, you wade through…

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The Land of Mist and Moor

trad. Cornish [start with chorus] Held between the sea and sky The land of mist and moor doth lie Tales and legends to be told So Cornwall’s heart will ne’er grow old High on the clifftop, a village apart Gwithean folk have a wanderer’s heart They return at last to the home of their birth…

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What Shall We Do With the Harts of Albion?

various hat shall we do with the Harts of Albion What shall we do with the Harts of Albion What shall we do with the Harts of Albion Ear-lie in the morning? Give ’em cake, but only square bits Give ’em cake, but only square bits Give ’em cake, but only square bits Ear-lie in…

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Battlecry For Albion

A new song to the faction the latter days of the war against the Empire, Battle-cry For Albion neatly encompasses both morale-boosting ridicule of the faction’s enemies and the grim determination that followed the murder of the Queen. The writers’ intention is that the song might be easily re-worded for use in future conflicts, whilst…

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The Green Mantle

An original composition by Genevieve Astolat on occasion of her return from the tombs of Arthur I and his Knights, and the resting place of the Pendragon Throne in Cornwall. Although rooted in legend the interpretation is a modern one … but extremely popular nevertheless. Library Archivist Summer 1105 The Green Mantle by Genevieve Astolato…

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Royal Blood

A new song, composed in memoriam of Her Majesty Elspeth Pendragon. This song was penned specifically for, and first performed at, the celebration of the Queen’s life at the Heartland Games of 1105. It describes events surrounding the kidnap of the crown prince and the murder of Her Majesty, in the hope that future generations…

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Albion’s Shores

This song was a last-minute entry in the contest of bards held between the people of Cornwall and the rest of Albion during peace talks early in 1106. A very somber piece in comparrison to the usual, bawdier entries in such contests, the song was felt to capture the mood of the talks superbly and…

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