An Exploration of the Heraldic Achievements of Arms borne by the various Knights of the Round Table

An Exploration of the Heraldic Achievements of Arms borne by the various Knights of the Round Table – prepared by Dunamace Strongarm, Nord-Draco Herald-Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary, Royal College of Heralds Librarian’s note: The text of this¬†gathered information is readily available here. The intricate detail of the illuminations and reproductions of the arms may…

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Concerning Abatements

Concerning Abatements, Letter from Dunamace Strongarm of Eaton, Nord-Draco Herald-Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary, Royal College of Heralds A heraldic abatement is a modification to the achievement of a family or individual to denote disgrace, dishonourable deeds and behaviour, and treason. In some cases an achievement may be daubed with a stain, such as a…

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The Dangerous Book for Albione Ladies, Edited by Lady Caroline Bathroy

Editorial note: The full text of this publication is recreated here, but ladies with a particularly great interest in these writings may prefer to peruse an original copy wherein much attention has been given to typesetting and illustration. A copy for those of a more discerning nature may be found here. Foreword It has been…

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Etiquette and Terms of Address at the Court of Albion from the time of Her Majesty Queen Elspeth Pendragon with updates to include the current Court of Her Majesty Queen Eloise Hunter

Ranks and Files The ordinary ranking of Noble Albion with additional notes on The Courts is as follows: Men Women Arch Duke Arch Duchess Member of The Royal Court Duke Duchess Member of The Royal Court Earl Countess Member of The Court Baron Baroness Member of The Court Knight Lady Member of The Court Titles…

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Public Service – Cheese Etiquette

Always use the cheese knife provided to cut cheese from a communal board, not your own butter knife. Round cheese must be treated like a cake: cut triangular portions. With a wedge such as Brie, cut slivers lengthways. Never, ever cut the nose off a triangular wedge. Stilton is usually sliced, but if a spoon…

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Public Service – Tea Etiquette

If serving tea for a group it is worth brewing a pot. Loose leaf tea will taste best. A second pot with hot water in it should be provided in order to dilute over-brewed tea if necessary. If a waiter places a teapot on the table without pouring the tea the person nearest the pot…

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Jugger – A drinking game

The rules of this game generally only extend to members of the Club and those people recognized as guests by the Chairman and presented to all club members present All members of the Club are expected to be playing this game at all times with no warning Albion Jugga Club Winter 1108 The Blade Rule…

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Jugger – The Sport Of Kings

Whilst the sport of Jugger has no official rules or governing body, the extremely reasonable Mr Esmund Walker of the Vipers Faction is a leading proponet of unifying the sport and also a tireless campaigner for fair play. Appalled by many people’s apparent ignorance of (or wilful disregard for) the rules of Jugger, Mr Walker…

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Names in Albion

It is tradition in Albion that people are given family names. This tends to lead to the same named being used by a family and people being named after Aunts and Uncles. They and the person that they are named after are referred to as “namesakes” and as such they were Most people only have…

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