November 2021 Business Meeting Minutes

Posted on November 17, 2021 By

Coronet’s Report – Baron Muin maqq Minain

To the People of Bhakail, its Friends, and Allies;

May this message find you all well, and in good health, and your detractors eating moldy flan, like a duck in Jerez.

This last month has been the Quiet before the Storm that is our Yule Event, here in Bhakail. I want you all to know these efforts are worth your time. These efforts will reward you, and your fellow Bhakailis, and The East Kingdom.

When you attend Yule, it will be a worthwhile event. We have spent so long apart, that gaining one another’s’ company once again will be rewarding in, and of, itself.

I wanted to take this moment, here in November, to thank you all for the work you are doing to make this event happen.

Seeing Yule come together, I’m proud of my People and my Barony.

Thank you all.

– Muin,
Baron of Bhakail

Seneschal’s Report – Honorable Lady Alesia de Maris of Ravenstar

Greetings!

The BOD has given more guidance regarding the checking of vaccination status. It is recommended that the list of participants be split in two alphabetically by legal last name and that two people check vaccination status. This new recommendation goes into effect on Monday November 15th. We will be using this process at Yule.

The German Society has an opening in their calendar so planning for Tavern is underway.

I wish you all a Happy and safe Thanksgiving and I hope to see you at Yule.

– Alesia de Maris

Social Media Deputy – Magister Rowen Cloteworthy

Hello to the Barony from the world of Social Media!

There were eight new subscribers to the Bhakail FB page this month. Several of them were new to the Barony and Lady Chana as Chatelaine has been put in touch with them. Minutes from last month were posted to the web when they were received. Various notices from the Kingdom and Society have been shared to FB and email.  Information on the winners of Crown Tourney this past weekend – Prince Ryou and Princess Indrakshi – was shared to FB and the email list, as were photos from the Tourney.  A new Kingdom Social Media Officer has been appointed – Lady Astrid Eiriksdottir. And that’s about all for this month.

– Rowen

Exchequer Report – Mistress Philadelphia Brown

Doña Damiana Almodóvar de Sevilla has agreed to be the Emergency Deputy Chancellor of the Exchequer, but still looking for a deputy to train to be the new exchequer when my term is up.

3rd quarter report has been filed.

Thanks!

– Philly

Chamberlain’s Report – Honorable Lord Bryan Mac Dhunghaill an Boghadair

Nothing to report.

Herald’s Report – Lady Ragna Grímólfsdóttir

His Excellency’s most recent court was held on Sunday, August 29th at Bhakail Commons.

His Excellency’s next court will be held at Bhakail Yule on December 11th. Anyone interested in producing scrolls for future Baronial Courts is welcome to contact me.

Heraldic Submissions:

From the Eastern Internal Letter of Intent (ILoI)
This letter includes all new names and devices that have been submitted to the Eastern College of Heralds in the last month. It takes about two months for items to reach the next stage, the Eastern Letter of Decision.

  • November 2021:  I did not immediately recognize any of the items on this letter as belonging to members of the Barony.

From the Eastern Letter of Decision (LoD)
This letter reports what items will be forwarded to Laurel to be decided on and what will be returned to the submitter for more work. It takes about six more months for submissions to reach the next stage, the Laurel Letter of Acceptances and Returns.

  • November 2021: No letter has yet been posted.
  • October 2021:  I did not immediately recognize any of the items on this letter as belonging to members of the Barony.

From the Laurel Letter of Acceptances and Returns (LoAR)
This letter says what items have been accepted by SCA’s College of Arms and what has been returned to the submitter unregistered.

  • August 2021: I did not see any names or items that I recognized as belonging to members of the Barony.

If you are currently unsure of the status of your name or device, please contact me at herald@bhakail.eastkingdom.org and I will provide you with an update.

In service,
– Ragna Grímólfsdóttir

Chronicler’s Report – Lady Triona MacCasky

As my term expires in February, I am looking for a replacement. Contact me or the seneschal if you are interested.

Historian’s Report – Honorable Lord Bryan Mac Dhunghaill an Boghadair

I am bringing what I have done already and some contact slips so hopefully I can get some information from some information from people.

In service to the East and the Barony of Bhakail
– THL Bryan Mac Dhunghaill an Boghadair

Knight Marshal’s Report – Lord Egill Illugasson

Hello,

Practice has returned to Thursdays at 7pm, proof of vaccination or a medically supervised negative COVID test are required to participate.

– Egil

Rapier Marshal’s Report – Don Melchior Kriebel

Practices have resumed at the church on Wednesdays.

As with the heavy practice, proof of vaccination/72 hour negative covid test is required to attend.

Archery Marshal – Lady Maryna Borowska

Starting to wrap up the season, it’s getting cold out. Last practices this coming weekend.

Thrown Weapons Marshal – The Honorable Lord Mikael melrakki

Starting to wrap up the season, it’s getting cold out. Last practices this coming weekend.

Minister of the Lists’ Report – The Honorable Lord Mikael melrakki

Assisted KMoL at Crown Tournament.

– Mikael melrakki
MoL, Bhakail

Chataleine’s Report – Lady Chana Freidl the Maker

Nothing to report.

אני לשירותך

– Lady Chana Freidl the Maker
Chatelaine, Barony of Bhakail

Minister of Arts & Sciences’ Report – Lady Maryna Borowska

No report.

Chancellor Minor’s Report – Lady Honorable Lady Roseia Poseia

Nothing to report this month.

– Lady Roseia Posey
Chancellor Minor of the Barony of Bhakail

Webminister’s Report – Máistir Mael Eoin mac Echuidh

No changes to the website this month.

Bailiwick of Ivyeinrust – Honorable Lady Livia Petralia

No report.

New business

  • Yule Largess Basket – Lady Roseia Posey is coordinating a largess basket for their Majesties at Yule. Anyone wishing to contribute items, please contact Roseia.
  • New Chronicler sought – Chronicler is stepping down in February 2022, looking for a successor.

Old Business

  • Shire Wars – There was a mistake when the event surplus was divided up. 20% was allocated to the Kingdom but that new rule goes into effect in 2022 so there is a surplus of $145.71. The groups need to decide if this is to be divided between the groups (an additional $18.21 to the $485.35 (initial investment plus a share of the surplus of $582.82, $72.85 per group)).
  • Yule – Still waiting to hear back on spaces from their majesties. Reservations have been put on hold until we hear from them. Don’t know if their Highnesses will be attending. Anyone who refuses to wear a mask will be asked to leave.
  • PAX – Still a thing that’s happening. Dayna ordered the banner and table runners last week, should be delivered next week.
  • Tavern – The German Society has reserved the last Saturday in January for Tavern at the same price as in the past. The bid should be submitted this week.
  • New Exchequer sought – The Exchequer is looking for a deputy or a successor. Her term is up in June 2022.

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